Hobbs Creek Fly Rod and Reel Outfit
With a price beginners will find suitable and a level of performance experienced fly fishers will appreciate, you can't go wrong our Hobbs Creek® Fly Rod and Reel Outfit.
Featuring all-metal construction, an aluminum spool, and a super smooth disc drag, the Hobbs Creek Fly Reel’s large arbor design allows it to hold more line and provide a faster retrieval rate.
With a striking finish, quality components and precise action built around our own easy casting IM-6 blank, this Hobbs Creek Rod features a components package normally found on much higher priced rods. Walnut reel seat inserts, aluminum alloy fittings, oversized stainless steel snake guides and a high-grade cork grip.
Hobbs Creek Fly Rod and Reel Outfit includes a fly line leader and backing.
- Large arbor design
- All-metal construction
- Aluminum spool
- Disc drag
- IM-6 blank
- Walnut reel seat insert
- Aluminum alloy fittings
- Oversized stainless steel snake guides
- High-grade cork grip
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How much backing should I apply to the reel before I tie on the fly line? i've searched forums and the best answer has been to 'wing it'. That's not good enough for me.
Should I use the entire spool of backing that came in the combo?
This might depend upon the weight of the line you order, but I could be incorrect. I ordered mine with 5 weight