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Fly Fishing Hot Springs National Park AR

Local resource for fly fishing in Hot Springs National Park. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to fly fishing gear and apparel, fly fishing stores, bait and tackle shops, fly fishing guides and fly fishing lessons, as well as advice and content on fly fishing services and resources.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(501) 624-0200
1420 Higdon Ferry Road
Hot Springs, AR
 
Hays Rental & Sales
(501) 623-8808
1005 East Grand Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Fountain Lake Outdoor Supply IES & Propane
(501) 623-5405
4409 Park Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
North Seven Truck Sales
(501) 623-7602
3500 Park Ave
Hot Springs, AR
 
Timbercrest R V & Mobile Home Park
(501) 525-8361
3921 Central Avenue Ofcc
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Parkside Cycle
(501) 623-6188
719 Whittington Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Bartee Meadow
(501) 262-9100
129 Bartee Trail
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Boll Weevil Pawn Superstores
(501) 627-0833
2828 Central Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Motorhome Service Company
(501) 609-0145
8223 Park Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Action Auto Body Collision Repair
(501) 525-1132
203 Burchwood Bay Road
Hot Springs National, AR
 

Fly Rod Length

Choosing a fly rod length is a relatively easy decision and quite dependent on where you will be fishing. If you will be fishing a small mountain stream or spring creek with a lot of cover, then a smaller rod will be necessary. On the flip side, if you’ll be fishing medium to large streams and rivers, then a longer fly rod will be in order because it will allow for longer casts and greatly improved line mending. For trout fishing on medium sized rivers or larger, a 9’ or longer rod is generally used. For the largest rivers, a 10’ rod is generally used. On very small rivers or spring creeks, small fly rods in the 7’ to 7.5’ range are generally the most effective and most used.

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Type of Fishing

I only fish for trout so my focus here will be limited to trout but even if you’re going for something other than trout, this is still an important consideration. If you’re going to be fly fishing in the ocean or a lake, you won’t want to buy a rod designed for trout as the performance of that rod will be horrible. Even if your focus is only trout, like mine, you’ll still need to consider what type of trout you’re after. If you’re fishing for native trout in a small mountain stream, that will be quite a bit different than fishing for Steelhead on one of the tributaries off Lake Erie. Keep this in mind as we continue to step through the selection process.

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