Gear Stress: How Much Can it Take?
People often worry about catching big trout on light fly rods. Dave Jensen shows just how much pressure you can put on a 5-weight fly rod and a size 14 dry fly. Most fly rods are built with the ability to take on much more than thought possible. Lining the rod with the right leader and tippet will aid in landing bigger fish on smaller rods. If you are interested in learning more fly fishing techniques, skills, and tools, take a look at other instructional resources at https://howtoflyfish.orvis.com/