Believe it or not, fly fishing is a popular way to fish for snook, tarpon and redfish in the Everglades coastal regions around the Ten Thousand Islands. When most people think of fly fishing, they think of mountain streams in North Carolina or the Rockies. However, this method – as opposed to the more common spinner reels – is just as suitable for near- and inshore fishing around Marco Island, Everglades City and Chokoloskee.
An increasing number of charters around the Everglades and Florida in general are offering guided fly fishing trips.
Many anglers in Florida though are still not familiar with fly fishing, including all of the parts that go into a good rig. In order to help you understand all of the components of a fly fishing rig, we’ve put together this quick guide.
Continue reading for a quick breakdown of the 5 basic parts of a fly fishing rig used on Everglades charters. Continue reading “5 Basic Parts of a Fly Fishing Rig Used on Everglades Charters”