It is worth finding out more about this new sport so that you can decide if it is something that you want to take up. Learning about what you will be doing and how it is done will make it easier on you. In the end it is going to be worth it.
Books and magazines are a great source of information on different types of fishing. There are many books on fly fishing and many on other types of fishing as well. The first thing you need to find is a good book or magazine that covers fly fishing.