||Any soft-stemmed feather with non-adhering barbules. Typically used to refer to hen or rooster chicken feathers.
|Hare's Ear Fly
||An imitation of a mayfly nymph used when fishing streams and lakes for trout, bass, and panfish.
||When casting a fly rod, the person will pull fly line with the free hand while executing the casting stroke. Due to the leverage created, this motion will increase the flex of the rod tip and thereby, speed the line to shoot with ease.
||A plier tool used for removing a fly from the fish's mouth or crimping split shot.
||Hidden under the cork grip, this portion of a reel seat accepts the foot of a fly reel.
||Hip waders that cover to the upper thigh and are suspended from the belt on your pants.
|Hybrid fxIV and fxIII
||This hybrid mix of fxIII and fxIV graphite composite materials make the Optimum Series fly rods very versatile casting and fishing tools. Actions range from medium-fast to fast.