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Fly Fishing Rogers AR

Local resource for fly fishing in Rogers. 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.

University of Arkansas Razorback Soccer Camp
(479) 575-4808
Christine Liberto: Bev Lewis Center, P.O Box 7777
Fayetteville, AR
 
Ron Blackwell Rv Center
(479) 621-9300
2537 Honeysuckle Lane
Rogers, AR
 
Castle Rental & Pawn
(479) 636-0900
1724 South 8th Street
Rogers, AR
 
A T C Archery
(479) 636-3085
2301 West Walnut Street
Rogers, AR
 
A To Z Pawn
(479) 751-7951
2103 South Thompson
Rogers, AR
 
Glass Service CO
(479) 631-9316
220 West New Hope Road
Rogers, AR
 
Bradley`s Pawn
(479) 631-7222
2801 South 8th Street
Rogers, AR
 
Eagle Pawn
(479) 636-1185
1555 West Hudson Road
Rogers, AR
 
Fringe
(479) 631-7754
722 North 2nd Street
Rogers, AR
 
Hook Line & Sinker
(479)631-8118,(479)986-8404
98 East Locust Street
Rogers, 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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