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fly fishing for bass

Postby mad jock » Sat May 01, 2010 9:34 pm

Hi am new to fly fishing in the sea we will be going to bantry bay area and will be fishing for bass ,pollack .
I have a ten foot wt 7/8 fly rod and a sinking line will this be okay for this. Any help would be greatfully recieved
mad jock


Re: fly fishing for Bass

Postby Tom H » Mon May 03, 2010 11:31 pm

yep rod will be fine. just remember to wash it and your reel/line afterwords..
google up some info on uk/Irish saltwater fly fishing there's a lot of info out there :wink:
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Re: fly fishing for Bass

Postby mad jock » Tue May 04, 2010 7:30 pm

Thanks for that Tom H will do
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Re: fly fishing for Bass

Postby Paul Harris » Sat May 15, 2010 8:39 pm

you did not say when you are travelling but remember that bass fishing is banned from now till the 16th June.
Can put you on to some good marks for fly fishing.
Call in and see me on your way through at Dromagowlane House in Adrigole, near Sugar Loaf Pub, and/or ring me on 027 60330
Live out on the beautiful Beara Peninsula. Always willing to assist visiting anglers.
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Re: fly fishing for Bass

Postby mad jock » Thu May 20, 2010 8:56 pm

Hi Paul sorry for delay Thanks for reply , we are on ferry on 19Th June my friend has already e mailed you for frozen sand eel so will be calling in for it on way,advice would be much appreciated.
Will ring you on way if thats okay.
mad jock

Re: fly fishing for Bass

Postby kinsalebeg » Fri Jul 30, 2010 12:24 pm

As a keen fly fisherman for Trout, Bass on a fly sounds challenging. Good luck.

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