Tuesday Tip: Choosing Rods and Equipment for Salt Water

If you’re a freshwater angler looking to head for the salt, you’ll probably need to up-size your gear. In this segment from the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center, Tom Rosenbauer gives a brief breakdown of which rods and lines work best in different saltwater scenarios and for different species.

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One thought on “Tuesday Tip: Choosing Rods and Equipment for Salt Water”

  1. Not bad. I fish alot of saltwater and brackish water. But I’d have to say the reel I agree is crucial. Plenty of backing. Not so much rod wt. I’m able to handle albacore and stripers with a 4 to 7 wt rod. Also speckled trout. Red drum with a 7 to 8 wt. The most important is having a lot of backing.

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