Trout Fly Reels For Fly Fishing
Trout Fly Reels
Which Weight Trout Fly Fishing Reel To Use?
What to Look For In A Trout Fly Reel
If you are looking for a #2 to #4 weight fly reel lighweight reels are the key, Wychwoods stunning River and Stream range are award winning and lighest trout fly fishing reels in the world, not only that they look amazing, the minute we saw these we had to get them. With small brooks and streams you are not looking for powerful drags or reels capable of taking lots of backing line, indeed if any backing line is required it is just sufficient to ensure the fly reel sits nicely level with the fly reel lips for easy casting.
As you move up the reel weights to 5 and 8 weight trout fly reels look for large arbours, these will carry lots of backing if you catch a large rainbow that really runs and demands lots of flyline and backing. Good drag settings can help overpower that mighty trout without wearing you out as well!
If you are planning boat or competition fishing the cassette fly reels are superb as these are a cheap way of taking different fly lines including Intermediate fly line, floating fly line and sinking flylines cost effectvely and swapping is always easy eaven on a boat.
Fly Reels are available for grayling fishing including Snowbee fly reels, Wychwood fly reels and Sonik Sports fly reels