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Fly Fishing Kahului HI

Local resource for fly fishing in Kahului. 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.

W & F Washerette Inc
(808) 877-0353
125 South Wakea Avenue
Kahului, HI
 
Maui Mountain Cruisers
(808)871-6014, (808)871-6957
15 South Wakea Avenue
Kahului, HI
 
JCPenney
(808) 877-4004
275 Kaahumanu Ave
Kahului, HI
 
Pappy`s Fishing and Hobby
(808) 871-2711
246 Papa Place Suite 2
Kahului, HI
 
Waihe`e Valley Plantation
(808)244-2120-(808)244-6568
End of Waihe`e Valley Road
Wailuku, HI
 
Sports Authority
(808) 871-2558
Maui Market Place, 270 Dairy Road
Kahului, HI
Services
Firearms/Hunting, Hunting Licenses, Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Haleakala Bike Co Inc
(808) 575-9575
810 Haiku Rd Suite 120
Haiku, HI
 
Maui Rents and Sales
(808) 877-5827
312 Alamaha Street Unit F
Kahului, HI
 
Carol Ann Charters
(808) 877-2181
111 Kahului Beach Rd
Kahului, HI
 
New Maui Fishing Supply
(808) 244-3449
1823 Wells Street Suite 4
Wailuku, HI
 

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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