Beginner: Rigging line to reel - Fly Fishing Forum
Getting Started The only dumb question is the one not asked

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 03-28-2004, 01:02 PM
Lab0302 Lab0302 is offline
Recent Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Fredericksburg, Va
Posts: 1
Beginner: Rigging line to reel

Hope it's ok to post a beginners question here, didn't see a beginners section on this board. I just got my first rod/reel combo and was rigging the line to my reel. I've already put on the backing, fly line, and leader, but I'm stuck at the tippet?? I'm basically using websites to learn which type knots to use. What's the difference between a tippet and a leader? Are they the same? My starter rig came w/ backing, fly line, and 4x tapered leader. It didn't come w/ a tippet? From reading some websites it shows you step by step, and refers to fly line to leader, leader to tippet, and tippet to fly. Do I need a tippet, or can I tie my fly directly to the leader?
Thanks!
Lab0302
Reply With Quote
 

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help with Shark Rigging.. JusBones Bluewater Extreme 1 04-27-2009 03:15 PM
Rigging for Tuna Warren Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 16 08-06-2007 06:39 PM
Beginner Reel Advice Lagoon Al Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 1 06-30-2003 09:45 AM
Rigging my Yak kcsmes Yak Attack 6 01-29-2002 05:16 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:15 PM.



Copyright Flyfishingforum.com (All Rights Reserved)