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#12621158 - 02/10/18 08:47 PM My second time fly fishing
CodyDog Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/23/17
Posts: 20
Loc: Lakeway/Fredericksburg
After my first fly fishing adventure in Colorado months ago, I decided to get into fly fishing. Fortunately, I can walk to the Perdernanlis River from our place outside of Fredericksburg and so it is easy to start my fly fishing journey. Caught 3 nice largemouth bass on a Wooly Bugger with cone head pattern today. It was in the mid 50's and very overcast so I was surprised on the three hits I had.




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#12621206 - 02/10/18 09:05 PM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog]
karstopo Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/22/16
Posts: 590
Loc: Brazoria County
Nice. Bass are fun.

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#12621465 - 02/11/18 06:45 AM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog]
fray Offline
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Registered: 08/23/16
Posts: 160
Loc: Commerce, TX
Cool pictures

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#12621539 - 02/11/18 08:01 AM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog]
Meadowlark Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/04/04
Posts: 3130
Loc: East Texas
What a huge advantage being that close to good fishable waters.

One of the things about fly fishing our local waters is that not a lot of people do it. Fish see a wide array of spinners, plastics, etc. from the artificial anglers, but don't see a lot of flys. This can be a significant advantage on fish like the LMB.

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#12621646 - 02/11/18 08:54 AM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog]
karstopo Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/22/16
Posts: 590
Loc: Brazoria County
Woolly buggers are hard for fish to turn down. The bugger must be suggestive of a lot of prey species. I’m not sure what it looks like.

Every once in a while, I’ll see something about people not considering a woolly bugger a fly. I’ve never seen why they say that. A lot of fly patterns are suggestive rather than imitative.

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#12621748 - 02/11/18 09:55 AM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog]
Capt. Mac Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/06/13
Posts: 1018
Loc: Sanger Tx.
Very nice! I love the Fredericksburg area. I need to get down there and shoot another video.
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#12621917 - 02/11/18 11:45 AM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: Capt. Mac]
Txmedic033 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 4642
Loc: Longview, Tx
Originally Posted By: Capt. Mac
Very nice! I love the Fredericksburg area. I need to get down there and shoot another video.


I haven't checked the fly fishing section for awhile. Have you posted any vids lately?

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#12622201 - 02/11/18 02:56 PM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog]
McKinneyLonghorn Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/31/13
Posts: 881
Loc: McKinney
Nice fish and welcome to the sport. There isn't a fish that swims in freshwater that won't bite an olive woolly bugger.

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#12622235 - 02/11/18 03:20 PM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog]
formula462 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/08/13
Posts: 1728
Loc: Godley, TX
I fished it last summer and caught my bass on....woolies

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#12622344 - 02/11/18 04:07 PM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog]
DNA Offline
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Registered: 04/19/11
Posts: 122
Great!

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#12622718 - 02/11/18 07:50 PM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: Txmedic033]
Capt. Mac Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/06/13
Posts: 1018
Loc: Sanger Tx.
Originally Posted By: Txmedic033
Originally Posted By: Capt. Mac
Very nice! I love the Fredericksburg area. I need to get down there and shoot another video.


I haven't checked the fly fishing section for awhile. Have you posted any vids lately?


I hav'nt posted any since "Bridgeport Bluegills". I do have four other videos i have been editing over the winter. I'd like to finish up two or three of them (one is finished) and then start posting about one a month thru the summer. We'll see how it works out. Thanks for the interest.
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#12623635 - 02/12/18 11:04 AM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog]
5wtflyfisher Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/26/06
Posts: 198
Loc: dfw
get some deceivers and clouser minnows.
I fish deceivers with no weigh so the hook brings it down slowly. Bass will hit it for sure in the spring and summer.

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#12625034 - 02/12/18 10:55 PM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 45023
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Awesome post! Nice bass on the fly! cheers
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#12625308 - 02/13/18 08:33 AM Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog]
CodyDog Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/23/17
Posts: 20
Loc: Lakeway/Fredericksburg
Thanks guys for the comments. I see a new addiction coming on with this fly fishing thing!

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