Fly Fishing, what line to use to catch bass?

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Fly Fishing, what line to use to catch bass?

Postby Bub35 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:42 pm

I'm a beginner to saltwater fly fishing and I'm trying to figure out what fly line is best to start with; intermediate or floating line and which one is the best one to catch bass!?
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Re: Fly Fishing, what line to use to catch Bass?

Postby TomCat » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:26 pm

Check out

http://www.probassfisher.com/

Lots of information about fly fishing for bass by Jim Hendricks, well worth the read

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Re: Fly Fishing, what line to use to catch Bass?

Postby Preston » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:54 pm

Make sure to get a wf line and be sure the weight rating matches your rod. The wf lines are easier to cast than a dt as far as floating or sinking lines it all depends on the ground you fish as your the line will only allow you to cover different depths .
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Re: Fly Fishing, what line to use to catch Bass?

Postby An Griannach » Sun Jul 29, 2012 5:35 pm

The new Guideline lines are great. Slow intermediate is a great saltwater line. A floater is all you need for estuary fishing, imo.
If you are using big flies in the open ocean, you'll need a wf line that has its weight towards the tip of the line, this will help turn over budgie sized flies.
Shooting heads are very versatile because you can pop a few in your pocket and you'll be prepared for anything.
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Re: Fly Fishing, what line to use to catch Bass?

Postby Kgarr » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:46 pm

Pay JimH a visit bub
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