Part #2 of Three- Gear Series! Rod, Reel & Line Choices for Fly Fishing Central Nevada

Do you actually need a fly reel to catch a small trout? Not really. You can catch trout up to 15” safely with a cane pole or Japanese-style Tenkara telescopic rod, a “string” the length of your pole and a fly. Fishing with a “pole” can be rewarding and a bunch of fun too. However, a “pole” won’t cover all of our bases here. Most of us will want to use a fly reel, fly line and fly rod combination ...

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Fishing Gear For Central Nevada Anglers – By R. Lewis – Nye County Fly Fishers

Fly Fishing Central Nevada – Direct Gear

  1. Rod
  2. Reel
  3. Fly Line
  4. Fly Leaders
  5. Fly assortment
  6. Line Accessories (Weights &Floats)

Indirect Fishing Gear

  • Wading Staff
  • Fanny Pack Water Bottle Storage
  • Small Back Pack
  • Camera
  • Landing Net
  • Stringer
  • Forceps with Hook eye Needle
  • Magnifier
  • Fly Floatant
  • Snack
  • Ice Chest

Selection Fly Rod, Reel and Line Weight for central Nevada Angling

  1. Since most streams, ditches and stocked ponds & lakes have trout in the 10-13 inch class, a 4 wt. Rig is ideal. A 4 Wt. has enough power to land this size fish.
  • A weight forward 4 WT floating line and 3 / ...
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