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Fly Tying Thread Camp Lejeune NC

Local resource for fly tying thread in Camp Lejeune. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to fly fishing stores, bait and tackle shops, fly fishing guides fly fishing lessons and fly fishing supplies, as well as advice and content on fly fishing products and services.

Herrings Outdoor Sports, Inc
(910) 328-3291
PO Box 2098
Surf City, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(336) 584-7545
Alamance West Shopping Center
Burlington, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 367-0194
1531 Beaver Creek Commons Dr
Apex, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 662-4177
White Oak Crossing Strip Mall
Garner, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(828) 431-3025
Hickory Ridge Shopping Center
Hickory, NC
 
Barrier Island Kayaks
(252) 393-6457
Highway 24 East
Swansboro, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(910) 793-1904
816 South College Road
Wilmington, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(910) 867-8566
Fayetteville Pavilion
Fayetteville, NC
 
North Carolina Girls Soccer Camp
Po Box 4933
Chapel Hill, NC
 
Davidson Soccer Camps
Po Box 1659
Davidson , NC
 

Selecting Fly Lines and Leaders

A fly line is another crucial component of any fly fishing outfit. The wrong type of fly line can lead to poor fishing and very unpleasant casting. Any fly line you use should match up in weight perfectly with both the fly reel and the fly rod.

Orvis recently released a slick new line of fly lines called the Wonderline® Advantage. It is 20% slicker than any other line, according to their website. Check it out.

Why is the fly line so important? In fly fishing, you must remember that it is the weight of the fly line - not the fly itself - that actually casts the fly that you present to those hungry trout. If you use too heavy of a fly line for the fly rod that you have, what happens is that you end up "overloading" the fly rod (the fly rod bends excessively). This presents severe casting challenges, to say the least. The overloading of the fly rod will also cause your fly to make quite the entry when it hits the water also, spooking anything in the vicinity.

Conversely, if you use too light of a fly line for the fly rod, the result is the opposite. Because the fly line is "lighter" than the fly rod, the fly rod does not bend enough to properly load. In this case you won’t be able to cast the fly out as far as you want and you’ll have very poor casting control.

Remember this Formula!

Fly Line Weight = Fly Reel Weight = Fly Rod Weight.

So, let's get started examining fly lines. The first thing to keep in mind about fly lines is the weight.

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Surgeon's Knot

Fly Fishing Knots - The Surgeon's Knot is the ideal loop to tie on the end of the fly line to easily attach leaders that also have loops tied in them. This makes it possible to change leaders in seconds.

Steps to tie the Surgeon's Knot:

1.Place the line and leader parallel to each other with an overlap of six inches and moisten this area.
2.Create a loop with the two lines as if you are working with one line.
3.Grasp the junction where the end of your line going to your rod and the leader meet. Pass this and your entire leader through the loop you created three or four times.
4.Grasp all four ends surrounding the knot and pull slowly at the same time. Once the knot is tightened, trim the tag ends.

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