Here’s an informative video from the series called “Getting Started in Fly Fishing,” from Brian Flechsig of Mad River Outiffters in Columbus, Ohio. Flechsig helps you to understand fly-rod “action.” What does it mean? What are the different actions available? And how do you choose the right one?
Yes, this is very basic stuff, but it’s vital information for folks who are new to the sport. The biggest barrier to entry for anyone taking up a new activity is lack of information. Stay tuned to learn more!
For a much longer, in-depth discussion of action, check out this classic post.