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Ultralight Fishing Fun Fishing

This group is for anyone who is hooked on using ultra light equipment.

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What are your favorite lures for Bluegill and Redears? 18 Replies

While using ultralight rods and reels, what artificial baits do you use, and what are your favorites and why?Continue

Started by Jeff Soto. Last reply by Slip Sinker Jul 27, 2018.

TFO. FW - Fly/Spin 17 Replies

Been looking at TFO offering a combination fly /spin 6'0 med flex rod was wondering if anyone has any experience with this combo rod, I've handled combination rods b4 but they didn't feel like a fly…Continue

Started by paul sach. Last reply by hill country Feb 1, 2016.

What rod length do you prefer? 52 Replies

I have used ultralights for years and I started out with the usual 5 footers. They work great and they surely have their place. However, the past year or so I have stepped up to rods measuring…Continue

Started by Mo Fish. Last reply by JBplusThuy Dec 9, 2015.

What makes UL truly UL? 3 Replies

I got to thinking about this from a reply I made in the rod length discussion. With my most recent line replacement, my lightest line from a specified pound test perspective is 6# and that is…Continue

Started by Andy is OptiMystic. Last reply by Slip Sinker May 12, 2015.

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Comment by Derrick on March 9, 2011 at 11:32am
I started fishing ultra light when I was a kid.  The pond that I fished, was a heavily fished county park pond. Being new to fishing I had a handmedown zebco 202 I only fished for bluegill there, (very very small bluegill) and the rod was good enough for a long time to come.  It seemed to me though that these little fish might be more fun if I used a lighter rod.  I was right I bought a cheap little rod, a cheap little reel, some 4# test, and when I caught that first fish I knew I was on to something I loved.  There's been a lot of little fish, and a few big fish caught since then.  While the equipment that I now use has gotten better, and the fish I catch are more likely to be bigger ( I did say more likely ), I am so glad I got Hooked on ultra light.  If you haven't figured it out yet let me say it again  I love to fish with ultra light.  Let's hear from some anglers that share my love of ULTRALIGHT fishing fish tales are welcome.
Comment by John Sheehan on March 9, 2011 at 11:30am
ONLY UL equipment? Sorry thats not me .Can I still be in the group because I like UL fishing also?
Comment by John Sheehan on March 9, 2011 at 11:23am
I consider Ultra Light Fishing to be 4# test and under .1/4 oz. and lighter lures or baits.What are you guys thinking?I use 2# test on a Shimano Sensilite 5'6' rod rated for 1-4 #test at the bottom of my ul range.4 lb test I will troll 1/4 oz Cranks on an UL Ugly Stick at the pinnacle of my UL ranges.
 

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