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If you love to nail a big bluegill or shellcracker on a fly rod, this is your group.
Latest Activity: Jun 29
Started by JBplusThuy. Last reply by Ray Ditzenberger Mar 1, 2018.
Started by Tim Roberts. Last reply by Ralph King Feb 17, 2017.
Started by Sam Holt. Last reply by John Ratliff Sep 16, 2016.
I've been out doing the same thing a few times, when I can.
Honestly, though, the Hex Hatch is in full swing right now. Do you have any areas that have a Hex Hatch, John? It can been a blast fishing that one.
Went Bluegill Poppin for the 1st time this year and caught several small Hens wehile wet wading .Gotta try some other lakes and find those aggressive Males !
Well Tim sounds like your already in the bottomless pit of fly fishing. You are so right about the fun aspect. Please feel free to share some pictures.
Started fly fishing last year and use a 3 wt for blue gills. What a blast! Charleston has some great ponds to fish gills and I hope to get to fish most of them.
Me, too, John. I just use a regular trout taper. It makes casting easier.
on my blue gill rods i will use either a trout weight tapered leader or i'll use a eye inserted into the fly line itself with any where from 9 to 12 ft of 4 pound mono.
Carl turned me onto the Mono idea last year. I did manage to try it out and seemed to work pretty good. I think I'm using 8 lb test so I have to tie on a 2 or 4 lb leader or tippet especially on my 2wt don't need to be breaking my Fly Rod.
I use about a six inch butt section on the end of my fly line and the mono, the #2 I use as a tippet and only about 18 inch of it. If a stick up decides it catch my bug I will only lose it and the #2.
I tie a section of 10# mono to my fly line and then tie in 6# test to that for my leaders, Sometimes I'll use 4# test and taper further.
JOHN;; I DO THE SAME THING BUDDY;; I JUST USE THE MONO LINE INSTEAD OF TAPERED LEADERS; AT THE END OF MY FISHING TRIP; REPLACE THE ONE I USED;; ITS A LOT EASIER IVE FOUND !
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