Few things are more frustrating than being on the water and not knowing where to find the fly you want. Organizing your fly boxes is one of the best uses of your time before the season opens. Orvis associates Trent and Paige share some helpful tips for ensuring that everything is organized in such a way that you can quickly lay your hands of the fly you need while the fish are still hungry.
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Over the course of a season, your fly line can collect dirt and grime, which make the line more difficult to cast and less likely to float well. Before you get out on the water this year, take the time to clean your fly line. Orvis Grand Rapids Fishing Manager Trent Jackson and associate Paige Downing show you how to do it. The process is simple but can make a huge difference in your line’s performance. This video also shows you how to replace the loop at the front end of the fly line, if it’s frayed or broken.
Over the course of a long season, your reel can pick up some dirt and grit, which can hinder its performance. Orvis Grand Rapids Fishing Manager Trent Jackson and associate Paige Downing share some helpful tips for doing a quick check and then cleaning the inside of your reel, so it spins smoothly when a big fish starts peeling off line.
Wader Repair and Care
Few things ruin a fishing day like leaky waders, especially in spring when water temperatures are low. Orvis Grand Rapids Fishing Manager Trent Jackson and associate Paige Downing share some helpful tips on how to take care of your waders to ensure a long life, as well as how to repair small leaks.
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