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flyfishing [1]click to hear

Fishing method that consists of delicately placing an artificial fly on or in the water; it simulates a real insect landing to attract fish.
flyfishing [1] fly reel handle drag spool catch foot fly line

fly reel click to hear

Mechanical device used to unwind the fly line after a cast and rewind it again to bring back the fly or the fish.

handle click to hear

Small lever attached to the crank; it is used to turn the spool and rewind the fly line.

drag click to hear

Device that temporarily stops the spool while the angler fights with the fish to bring it out of the water; it is released by turning the crank.

spool click to hear

Cylinder on which the fly line is wound.

catch click to hear

Lever that releases the reel spool when depressed.

foot click to hear

Long part of the reel, attached at each end to the reel seat, which secures the foot to the handgrip of the rod.

fly line click to hear

Silk or nylon fishing line used for flyfishing.