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#12778730 - 06/03/18 02:18 PM Recommendations
wh2004 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/17/10
Posts: 2368
Loc: Weatherford, TX
Going to bass pro or Cabela’s soon to get a fly setup. I had one at one point and never used It. Now I’m itching to fly fish.
What do I need for all around freshwater fishing? Like if I wanted to walk out of the store ready to go fishing for panfish and bass, what all would I need, including recommendations on flies.
Thanks so much

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#12778872 - 06/03/18 05:18 PM Re: Recommendations [Re: wh2004]
Mitt78 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/20/16
Posts: 202
Loc: South Irving
For a rod and reel I would look at a 6wt TFO combo. They are out of Dallas and offer a lifetime warranty. They are complete with line but I don’t know if they include leaders.

For flies I would get a few buggy looking ones with rubber legs maybe a few clouser minnows. If you see any Llano bugs pick them up, they are a great panfish and bass fly.

If your going to get waders I would look at their redhead or white river brands. Bass Pro offers a lifetime warranty on their store branded waders.


Edited by Mitt78 (06/03/18 05:43 PM)

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#12778910 - 06/03/18 06:25 PM Re: Recommendations [Re: wh2004]
Smurfs Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/31/14
Posts: 3645
Loc: Fort Worth
On flies, get some olive woolly buggers also, size 6 or 8
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#12779035 - 06/03/18 08:37 PM Re: Recommendations [Re: wh2004]
karstopo Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/22/16
Posts: 567
Loc: Brazoria County
The 5/6 weight CGR is a nice sunfish/bass rod. Short Glass rods are real nice out especially where there’s any cover to contend with.

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#12779773 - 06/04/18 01:18 PM Re: Recommendations [Re: wh2004]
Linecaster Offline
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Registered: 02/23/06
Posts: 1216
Loc: Richardson TX
I would not go any heavier than a 4 weight especially if you are going to go for Blue Gill. The 4 weight can handle big fish too.
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#12780315 - 06/04/18 08:26 PM Re: Recommendations [Re: wh2004]
wh2004 Offline
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Registered: 07/17/10
Posts: 2368
Loc: Weatherford, TX
Thanks yall

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