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Holiday Shoppers – Gear and Book Recommendations for those thinking of fly fishing

Posted at November 12, 2012 | By : | Categories : Reviews | 0 Comment

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Are you looking for a gift for someone interested in fly fishing?  Here are some ideas for books and fly fishing outfits.

L.L. Bean – Ultimate Book of Fly Fishing

“If you’re looking for a reference to getting started in fly-fishing, or looking for advanced instruction in technique, it’s a winner.”–The Montana Standard

Fly Fishing Made Easy, 4th:…

For beginners eager to land their first fly-caught fish and for more experienced anglers looking to advance their skills.



The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide

“This Guide may be the single most valuable item a novice angler can buy . . . and most of us would do well to re-read the sections on flies, fly selection, and stream tactics every spring before pulling on our waders for the first time.” –Rod & Reel

Wild Water Fly Fishing Complete 5/6 Starter Package

This is a good beginner outfit at a rock bottom price. Everything you need to get started for under $100.


Redington Topo Fly Rod & Reel Combo

This is a very good deal. Redington makes great rods and reels. This is a quality outfit that will last for years. An absolutely GREAT choice for under $200.

Streamline 5-weight 8’6″ Freshwater Outfit

Orvis is synonymous with quality fly fishing. This is their low-end Streamline package for a little over $200. Low end for Orvis is high end for many other companies. You can expect a quality product with a good warranty.