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Fly Fishing Mililani HI

Local resource for fly fishing in Mililani. 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.

E & L Products
(808) 623-3110
Po Box 3373
Mililani, HI
 
Hawaii Country Club
(808) 621-5654
Kunia Road
Wahiawa, HI
 
Waipahu Bicycle & Sporting
(808) 671-4091
94-320 Waipahu Depot Street
Waipahu, HI
 
B Hayman CO Hawaii Limited
(808) 671-2811
94-062 Leokane Street
Waipahu, HI
 
Tattes
(808) 621-2558
255 Karsten Drive
Wahiawa, HI
 
Rusty`s Club Repair
(808) 625-9529
95-176 Kuahelani Ave
Mililani, HI
 
Kilani Rod & Tackle
(808) 621-2811
709 Kilani Avenue
Wahiawa, HI
 
BJ Party Rentals
(808)676-1830,(808)676-1830
94-135 Waikele Road`
Waipahu, HI
 
Wahiawa Sporting Goods
(808) 621-6091
571 California Avenue
Wahiawa, HI
 
Sawada Store
(808) 622-4861
132 North Cane Street
Wahiawa, 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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