There are few things more confusing to new anglers than shopping around for a fly rod. For better or for worse, high technology has struck the fly rod market. And with it has come a wild assortment of high-tech sounding names, none of which make much sense to new anglers.
So, in an effort to break free of this confusion, I've prepared this buyers guide to fly rods. Hopefully, after reading this article, you'll walk away with a better idea of what kind of fly rod to get, and why.
And just as importantly, you won't have "buyer’s remorse" three months after purchasing the fly rod.
I've listed some quick recommendations below on features most beginner anglers will want to look for when shopping for a fly rod.