At first it seems that picking a fly fishing line would beeasy. Just match the weight of the line to the fly rod. It is a good place tostart, but it gets complicated from there.
Fly lines are available in different sink rates:floating, sink tip, interchangeable sink tip and full sinking. The sink ratefor any given fly fishing line is measured by the inches that it sinks persecond.
The Fly fishing line has a few basic parts. In order to properly set up your reel, you will need to know the order to Piece it all together. This can seem a little confusing to a new fly fisherman. I will try to lay it out as easily as possible to understand.
The fly fishing line is the bulky floating line that is what you are casting. I have written a long article about the The fly fishing line will be attached to your backing by a knot known as an albright knot, or a nail knot. I won’t go into the functions of flyline because that has already been covered in the link a couple sentences back.