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#11481148 - 03/16/16 11:13 AM Anyone fly fished at Braunig or Calaveras?
tonyguitarguy Offline
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Registered: 01/18/10
Posts: 169
Wondering if stripers and reds hit flies at these lakes. Been yak fishing those lakes for years and have never seen a fly rod anywhere.

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#11481178 - 03/16/16 11:24 AM Re: Anyone fly fished at Braunig or Calaveras? [Re: tonyguitarguy]
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Registered: 02/16/01
Posts: 13192
Loc: McKinney TX USA
Just a matter of getting the right fly down to where the fish are. I know that sounds easier said than done. But really, that's the entire story as far as them hitting the flies.
On Texoma, it can be a matter of using lead core shooting heads to get the fly 30' or deeper, to where the stripers are running.
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#11484885 - 03/17/16 10:24 PM Re: Anyone fly fished at Braunig or Calaveras? [Re: tonyguitarguy]
Catfish713 Offline
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Registered: 02/21/07
Posts: 260
Loc: Garden Ridge TX
I fly fish for them from the wall pretty frequently. Basically throw big shad pattern flies out as far as possible with a sink tip or full sink line, and let it sink to 10-15 feet, and retrieve
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