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Fly Fishing Quiz

The Angler’s Club Fly Fishing Quiz

Changing tacks for this edition of our ongoing quiz series, we want to know whether you’re up on your fly fishing knowledge.  As usual, you can find the answers at the bottom of the article.  No cheating!

Which of the following is the tippet on a fly rod setup?

  1. The handle of the reel
  2. The monofilament line that connects the leader to your fly
  3. The eyelet on the tip of your rod
  4. The handle of the rod

What is the best method of casting dry flies in a stream or river?

  1. Downstream
  2. Upstream
  3. Look for pools of water
  4. Cast into the wind

What is the best knot to use to attach the fly line to the leader?

  1. Double hitch
  2. FG knot
  3. Nail Knot
  4. Palomar knot

True or False: technique is more important to fly fishing than strength?

  1. True
  2. False

True or False : the larger the fly used, the larger the fish you will catch?

  1. True
  2. False

What does the mechanical drag system on a fly reel do?

  1. Helps the angler by casting automatically for you.
  2. Provides the weight the line needs to be cast
  3. Allows the angler to fight larger fish
  4. Stops you from being “dragged” into the water

Which of these setups is most important when fly fishing?

  1. Floating line, small flies and big fly rod.
  2. A reel that you can change easily.
  3. Heavy duty rod so there is no fish too big to be caught.
  4. What works for where you are, and what you are trying to catch.

 

 

 

  1. B
  2. B – Casting upstream allows the fly to drift back towards you and mimics a dead bug.
  3. C – Nail Knot
  4. True – Technique allows for better casts than strength
  5. False – Placement of flies and what attracts the fish are bothe more important than size
  6. C – Mechanical drag system lets you fight larger fish
  7. D

Sunday Series: the Most Extreme Fish Quiz

Sunday Series:  True Fish Stories of the World’s Strongest, Fastest and Most Challenging to Catch

 

By Debbie Kay

Fishermen are notorious for telling tales that inflate the sizes, weights and fighting prowess of the fish they’ve – supposedly – reeled in.  But what are the actual biggest, fastest and strongest fish out there?  If you’re looking for a challenge, here’s a quiz at some of the extreme fish around.

As per usual, let us know how you scored in the comments below, and send us a message or contact us on social media if there’s a topic you would like to see a future quiz on. Continue reading Sunday Series: the Most Extreme Fish Quiz