Searching for the right size fly rod? Experimenting with different sizes of fly outfits doesn’t come without cost unfortunately. While the seasoned angler often has their “ace” rod, learning requires an angler to keep trying different sizes and combinations of sizes. This can be daunting, as it often means rotating your home stock regularly. 8-10wt outfits are on the larger end of the fly rod spectrum, though they certainly are not the largest. Many anglers who do not start fly fishing at this high of a fly rod weight have a difficult time upgrading and trying their hand at bass, tarpon, or other heavy duty fish. The development of the fly rod outfit has changed this stigma, however. It offers a low-cost option without skimping on the important componentry that’s ultimately going to do the hard work when catching fish. And as you experiment with 8-10wt outfits (or other sizes), you’ll start to learn your needs and preferences. 8-10wt outfits are a great starting point for those looking to try larger-scale fishing, without buying a $700 custom rod right off the bat. At any rate, ReelTrail.com is the marketplace for outdoor enthusiasts to buy and sell used, vintage, and new outdoor gear online. Welcome to the ultimate outdoor gear and adventure website.