Definitions for "Fly rod"
Keywords:  graphite, fiberglass, bamboo, rod, reel
The central element of any balanced fly-fishing outfit; it's used to cast the fly line, mend the line after the cast, and play hooked fish.
A rod designed to cast a fly line. Lengths vary, with common lengths being between 7 and 10 feet. Materials used in fly rod construction are bamboo, fiberglass, and graphite. Types vary as well. Light, medium and fast actions are the basics.
The type of fishing rod used to cast the flyline to the desired position. Historically built with bamboo canes and fiberglass, but now almost exclusively with carbon graphite.