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#1 TIER

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Posted 17 July 2019 - 07:18 PM

Show me the ways of fly fishing for Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Striped Bass, Crappie, Sunfish, Catfish (Channel), Tilapia, Carp, and Buffalo fish in lake pleasant, Arizona. Please. I'm going there in March.



#2 SilverCreek

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Posted 19 July 2019 - 07:30 PM

Different species fish require different techniques. Fly fishing is no different than spinning reel or casting reel fishing. You are not going to catch a channel cat with a popper spin fishing and you are not going to catch it fly fishing either.

 

You are also going to need different types of sinking fly line to fish at different depths. Also you will need different fly line weight class lines with matching reels and rods.

 

Perhaps some general reading is in order. Search the internet for "fly fishing for largemouth bass" for example. Click on teh link below and educate yourself so you ask more specific rather than open ended questions.

 

https://www.google.c...Q4dUDCAc&uact=5


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#3 mikechell

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Posted 19 July 2019 - 08:23 PM

I travel for work.  During the warmer months, I take fly fishing equipment with me.  My three favorite flies, whether I am fishing at home or on the road are:
Foam Spider (quiet top water)
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Flip flop foam popper  (Noisy top water)
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And my trip saver/go to fly ... "Chell's Panfish Attractor"  (sub-surface to bottom)
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#4 redietz

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Posted 20 July 2019 - 10:11 AM

You are not going to catch a channel cat with a popper spin fishing and you are not going to catch it fly fishing either.

 

 

Not true.  I have caught channel cats while fly fishing, and when the the white fly is on the Potomac, they'll take a white popper.


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#5 mikechell

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Posted 20 July 2019 - 10:17 AM

Silver ... I don't disagree with you very often ... but the catfish ?

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=Cv70nBoWO1A


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#6 Mark Knapp

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Posted 20 July 2019 - 11:53 AM

Catfish on a fly seems to be getting somewhat popular. Several were recently shown on another forum I go to.



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Posted 20 July 2019 - 12:58 PM

You are not going to catch a channel cat with a popper spin fishing and you are not going to catch it fly fishing either.

 

really?

 

https://www.catfishn...on-the-fly-rod/

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=7dPt8TW9TEI

 

http://fishndave.blo...or-catfish.html


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