Yes, you can. Anyone can take any two-hand rod down to lake, beach, or boat and fly fish with it. Yes, you positively can fish anywhere there is water with a long rod.
Can you use regular fly line in saltwater?
Yes or No? G’day Bucky, There is no issue using Freshwater lines in saltwater, it does not effect the PVC in any way. The difference with Fresh and saltwater is usually based around the core and different climates they are used in. Generally saltwater lines are used in warmer climates therefore they have stiffer cores.
Can I use a freshwater fly rod in saltwater?
Light tackle saltwater rods can be used in freshwater, but you would not want to use a freshwater rod in a saltwater environment because freshwater rods and fishing gear may not be made with the corrosion-resistant guides or components that saltwater rods are.
What weight fly rod for salt water?
If you’re fishing saltwater and say you want to fish for redfish, trout, or bone fish, a solid 8wt fly rod is going to be best. If you plan to target permit or striped bass you’re probably going to want a 10wt. Anything larger like tarpon or sharks I would suggest going with a 12wt.