Fly fishing is an art form that not everyone can master. It takes skill, patience, determination, and knowledge. The right rod will take you a lot closer to landing the catch. Bluefin trevally is the smaller cousin of the much larger giant trevally; however, they also deserve their fair share of respect as they are exceptionally powerful. Having a fast action rod to get the fly out in front of the fish is important and having enough pulling power in the rod to keep them away from going into the coral reefs is essential.
The best fly fishing rods in terms of weight to target this species will therefore be 10 to 11-weight rods. As for flies, here are three we always have on hand when targeting these fish.