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  • What you use in fly fishing to catch the fish! It's comprised of materials tied to a hook, usually to imitate something that the fish is feeding on, whether that is an insect or a fish or a crustacean.
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  • The leader in fly fishing is the transparent section of line that joins the opaque fly line to the tippet. Leaders in fly fishing are typically between 7 and 15 feet in length (roughly between two and four metres). Most leaders are tapered in that they have a thicker section towards the(...)
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Rick Wallace is a passionate angler and fly fisher whose work has appeared in fishing publications including FlyLife. He's appeared in fishing movies, founded a successful fishing site and spends every spare moment on the water. He's into kayak fishing, ultralight lure fishing and pretty much any other kind of fishing out there.