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Monthly Meeting – June 28th
June 28, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speaker: Rene Hesse
Topic: What is the back of the fly line box REALLY telling me?
Social at 6 pm – meeting starts at 7 pm at Ippolito’s
What is the back of the fly line box REALLY telling me?
If the box has the name of the type of fish it will catch, that should be all I need to know, or is it?
Knowing how a line is constructed, tapered and its specific applications is key to casting it.
Why is casting a trout line different from casting a bass line, tarpon, bonefish, WF, double taper or shooting head?
Let’s have a discussion. I will talk about a specific line and then compare it to another and we can share thoughts on why certain things need to happen to make them cast the all-important loops.
Why do some lines coil more than others? When is it a good idea not to use a trout line for trout? Is the $45 line as good as the $100? When would we use the wrong line weight for our rod? What is a good all-around line? Do I need a fly line if I euro nymph?
Come with questions, come with ideas, there are a few of the coveted ‘Pink Puffy Practice Fly’ to be given away too!
Fly Fishers International Certified Casting instructor
The Angler Magazine monthly The Casting Corner
Veterans Fly Fishing LLC Organizer
Atlanta Fly Fishing Meetup Organizer
Atlanta Boat Show fly casting presenter
American Casting Association Distance and Accuracy Champion
Grandfather of 3