It’s a fact, 8 wt fly rods get overlooked. Too often we read articles or get into conversations at the fly shop about different fly rod weights and which situations each is best suited for, and the 8wt never seems to match up with angler’s idea of the ideal weight for specific species. It always tends to be one size too large or one size too small. Because of this, we wanted to take a look at 8 Weight Fly Rods Uses.
Fly fishing, like most outdoor sports and activities where equipment is involved, can bring a pretty steep price tag when getting into the sport. For a beginner, it’s incredibly daunting to try and navigate the waters of pairing the right pieces of equipment to suit your needs.