The best fly rods for beginners
Here are the best fly rods you can buy for a beginner.
Choosing a great fly rod to learn with takes more than price hunting the cheapest outfit you can find. Picking the wrong setup, size & action puts you behind from the start and stunts the learning process.
Any of these 5 fly rods will be a great way to start for any beginner fly fisherman.
|Fly rod||Line weights||Price|
|Echo Carbon XL fly rod||2wt–6wt||$149.99|
|Echo Ion XL fly rod||6wt–10wt||$169.99|
|Sage FOUNDATION fly rod||4wt–8wt||$325.00|
|Redington Vice fly rod||3wt-9wt||$199.99|
|Echo Base fly rod||3wt–8wt||$89.99|
Line weights: 2wt, 4wt, 5wt, 6wt
This rod is great entry-point into fly fishing. Echo Carbon XL’s medium-fast action makes it more forgiving for new casters. We offer this rod in a range of weights and lengths to better fit your needs.
Its user-friendly design makes putting it together fast with easy alignment dots, leaving you more time to learn on the water.Product details >>
Line weights: 6wt, 7wt, 8wt, 9wt, 10wt
A great option for new saltwater anglers. This rod offers heavier line options of 6-10 weight, crucial to cut through the wind and handle bigger flies. This also makes it great if you’re just getting started fishing for bigger freshwater fish, including muskie and pike.Product details >>
Line weights: 4wt, 5wt, 6wt, 7wt, 8wt
Bringing you great performance and durability, Sage delivers a knockout option at an affordable price. Versatile on both freshwater and saltwater, this rod offers power and control for casters of any skill level. Available in 4-8 weight, you can choose a lighter line great for close casts for trout fishing or a heavier line to push out bigger flies for bigger fish.Product details >>
Line weights: 3wt, 4wt, 5wt, 6wt, 7wt, 8wt, 9wt
This fly rod allows for easier casting - which is helpful when you’re just starting out. The multi-modulus carbon fiber construction means faster recovery and increased control. A great fly rod to hook a variety of fishes including steelhead, bluegill, flats and more, it performs well in a variety of conditions.Product details >>
Line weights: 3wt, 4wt, 5wt, 6wt, 7wt, 8wt
At under $100, this fly rod offers tremendous value for those looking to get their fly fishing start. The medium fast action allows for an easier cast time and time again. A durable and versatile choice for any beginner, the Echo Base gives you great introduction into a great hobby.Product details >>
These rods offer a great entry-point for any new angler, so get started today!