Originally Posted by trout champ
The right or wrong fly line can make or break your fly rod. I would go to your local fly shop or big box shop (ie Cabelas/Bass Pro) and check out lines available for your rod and casting stroke. They will even spool the line for you.
I couldn't agree more. With so many line taper configurations today, a new fly flinger can easily end up with a line that is a lousy match for a particular rod or type of fishing.