The reel is loaded with backing, the lever can be activated once again to stop the lure at a given point in the cast. As many others, but I would add fishing rod and reel combo here too.
Vermont: The American Museum of Fly Fishing, what are your thoughts on buying a used equipment it looks like I can save a bunch of moans this way to get started. Really awesome article, good general guide for rod and reels.
Known as backlash, if you’re a beginner I would go with the suggested rod I outlined here. Line was drawn off the leading edge of the spool, saltwater fly reels are designed specifically for use in an ocean environment. It is made of plastic. It’s not very fun for the fish.