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My second time fly fishing #12621158
02/11/18 02:47 AM
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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.




Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog] #12621206
02/11/18 03:05 AM
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Nice. Bass are fun.

Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog] #12621465
02/11/18 12:45 PM
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Cool pictures

Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog] #12621539
02/11/18 02:01 PM
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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.

Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog] #12621646
02/11/18 02:54 PM
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Woolly buggers are hard for fish to turn down. The bugger must be suggestive of a lot of prey species. Iím not sure what it looks like.

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

Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog] #12621748
02/11/18 03:55 PM
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Very nice! I love the Fredericksburg area. I need to get down there and shoot another video.


Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: Capt. Mac] #12621917
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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?

Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog] #12622201
02/11/18 08:56 PM
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Nice fish and welcome to the sport. There isn't a fish that swims in freshwater that won't bite an olive woolly bugger.

Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog] #12622235
02/11/18 09:20 PM
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I fished it last summer and caught my bass on....woolies

Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog] #12622344
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Great!

Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: Txmedic033] #12622718
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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.


Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog] #12623635
02/12/18 05:04 PM
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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.

Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog] #12625034
02/13/18 04:55 AM
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Awesome post! Nice bass on the fly! cheers




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Re: My second time fly fishing [Re: CodyDog] #12625308
02/13/18 02:33 PM
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Thanks guys for the comments. I see a new addiction coming on with this fly fishing thing!

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