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  • What are knots for tying fly to Tippet?

  • The Improved Clinch Knot, to connect the Tippet to the Fly. The final knot in putting your tackle together is the Improved Clinch Knot, which we recommend for tying a fly to your tippet. The turtle knot is also good. Insert 5 to 6 of tippet through the hook eye.

  • What size tippet to use?

  • Generally tippet lengths should be between 16 to 24 inches long. Generally the leader should be equal to or a bit shorter than the length of your rod. However for fishing very still water or very spooky fish (or both) you need to lengthen your leader and tippet out to 12-14 feet (sometimes longer).

  • Which type of fly fishing material?

  • To begin fly fishing for bass, trout, panfish or saltwater fish, you need the right fly fishing gear, starting with a fly fishing rod, most of which are made of graphite, fiberglass or bamboo .