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What would be a good fly for Catfish?


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#31 Nomad77

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Posted 01 March 2015 - 11:10 AM

I've been tying Chocklett's game changer fly for awhile and look forward to reproducing this result one day:

 

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#32 mikechell

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Posted 01 March 2015 - 12:59 PM

NICE Flathead!  That must have been a BLAST on a fly rod !!


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#33 coinman66

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Posted 02 March 2015 - 07:17 PM

Holy catfish! Nice job. What state u catch him in?

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Posted 02 March 2015 - 09:27 PM

I've caught a few cats on flyrod. A few on olive hares ear nymph, a few flatheads all on clousers, but the most productive I've been has been with a hopper pattern. At a local lake I fish bass for, the channel cats cruise the shallows and will readily take a topwater fly. Can always tell when the cats move up into the shallows because all the bass and bluegill will stop hitting suddenly.