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Fly Fishing Sierra Vista AZ

Local resource for fly fishing in Sierra Vista. 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.

Midas Auto Service Experts
(520) 459-3090
1317 East Fry Boulevard
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Garden Canyon Family Mobile Home Community
(520) 458-3133
405 South Garden Avenue Ofc
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Thunderbird Mobile Home Park
(520) 458-2794
3300 East Fry Boulevard Unit 19
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
K & H Outdoors
(520) 459-8095
430 N 7th St
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Mountain Trading Company
(520) 458-9513
108 North 7th Street
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Los Arcos Mobile Home Park L L C
(520) 458-6870
650 East Busby Drive Ofc
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Trail Boss Outfitters
(520) 515-0048
124 West Fry Boulevard
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Sun `n Spokes
(520) 458-0685
164 East Fry Boulevard
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Play It Again Sports
(520) 459-4009
370 East Fry Boulevard
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Rj`s Automotive Diesel Service
(520) 417-9759
181 South Schraeder Road
Sierra Vista, AZ
 

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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