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Old 09-10-2005, 09:25 AM
bluegillbob bluegillbob is offline
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: North Carolina, USA
Posts: 54

Hi Bryce!

For around $100, you can get a high quality starter outfit from Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops, and others. I have the Hobbs Creek combo in 4wt and 8wt. Both run about $110 each, and they work fine. You don't have to "outgrow" the Hobbs Creek combos; I've been flyfishing 5 yrs and still enjoy using them.

Get a casting video or dvd to help you with your casting. I have downloaded pages of tying knots off the internet as well.

If money is tight, those $20 outfits that Wal-Mart sells will still work. I've used them, and caught plenty of bass and bluegills on them.

Keep your line clean and lubed while casting. Practice your casting as well.
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