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Fly Fishing Yuma AZ

Local resource for fly fishing in Yuma. 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.

Advanced Truck & Auto Repair
(928)329-6825, (928)329-6782
2234 East 15th Place
Yuma, AZ
 
John`s Auto Service
(928) 782-6776
508 East 22nd Street
Yuma, AZ
 
Auto Stop
(928) 314-3000
2401 South Pacific Avenue
Yuma, AZ
 
Westward Village
(928) 726-1417
3300 South 8th Avenue Frnt
Yuma, AZ
 
K D Cycle
(928) 329-1908
2341 East 16th Street
Yuma, AZ
 
Sports Authority
(928) 343-9933
Yuma Palms Mall, 1448 S. Yuma Palms Parkway
Yuma, AZ
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

American Spring & Alignments
(928) 376-0388
1283 South Engler Avenue
Yuma, AZ
 
Dallman`s Truck & Equiptment Repair
(928) 329-0529
2480 East 14th Street
Yuma, AZ
 
Caravan Oasis REC Hall
(928) 342-6134
10500 North Frontage Road
Yuma, AZ
 
Yuma Quality RV
(928) 726-2829
3414 East USHighway 80
Yuma, 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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