In this episode of Anchored, April discusses fly rods and reels with her husband, Charles. They spend the hour comparing their own experiences working in fly shops, and try to break down what someone just getting into the sport should know about making their first purchase. They discuss fly rod and reel anatomy, choosing the best outfit for your fishery, and some of the most common questions aspiring fly anglers have about getting started.You can find more information about choosing your first fly rod and reel at:http://www.themeateater.com/fish/fly/fly-fishing-101-your-fly-shop-and-youhttp://www.themeateater.com/fish/fly/fly-fishing-101-choosing-your-first-rodhttp://www.themeateater.com/fish/fly/fly-fishing-101-choosing-a-reel
Jac is a longtime guide, outfitter and conservationist who’s endured a lifetime of lessons that many of us can learn from. Sit back and enjoy the show.