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    I caught a pelican on a Clouser also fishing for...

    I caught a pelican on a Clouser also fishing for False Albercore in the outter banks in NC.
  2. Thread: Damn!!

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    schooner - I know the feeling. The thing I love...

    schooner - I know the feeling. The thing I love most about carp, is that unlike bass, they won't head toward to closest brush pile but instead go to deep open water where all you have to do is be...
  3. For water like you described, I'd fish at night...

    For water like you described, I'd fish at night or just before sunrise. For ponds with large sunfish populations, I love to use bead head woolly buggers tied in two color cobinations using either...
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    My favorite pattern for tailing carp is a #8 bead...

    My favorite pattern for tailing carp is a #8 bead head prince nymph. I've tried many different patterns for tailers, but keep coming back to prince nymph if I want consistent action.
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    Count me in as a fan of Cortland 444 also, but I...

    Count me in as a fan of Cortland 444 also, but I will usually only pay that kind of money for the rigs I will be using for distance casting. On all my small stream and creek rigs, I buy as cheap as...
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    I've been targeting carp for about 8 years now...

    I've been targeting carp for about 8 years now and will catch them on any trout pattern that looks brown or olive and buggy, but my favorite overall pattern is a bead head prince nymph. Nothing...
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    Don't have a picture but my favorite is a Clouser...

    Don't have a picture but my favorite is a Clouser Deep Minnow tied on a #2 hook using any number of sunfish colors like green, orange, yellow and chartreuse.
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    Stocking crappie in a farm pond is risky...

    Stocking crappie in a farm pond is risky business. They are terrible about raiding bass spawns and overstock easily. I would not hesitate stocking bluegill or redear. Even though bluegill will...
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    I never fish unfamiliar waters at night. I make...

    I never fish unfamiliar waters at night. I make sure I've fished the fishery during the day a number of times so I don't get too spooked about all the wierd things that can happen. As for patterns,...
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    I know I've personally stocked bass in newly...

    I know I've personally stocked bass in newly constructed farm ponds. Just can't stand to see any body of water go to waste without gamefish in them. I understand ducks are responsible to getting...
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    Here in Oklahoma with all the wind, I still...

    Here in Oklahoma with all the wind, I still prefer throwing a quality 8 wt. I stand a better chance of punching those large wind sensititive bass patterns into a strong south wind with a heavier rod...
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    Personally, for the kind of water I fish, lakes...

    Personally, for the kind of water I fish, lakes and big farm ponds, floating lines won't cut it for most streamers. I love my Teeney T-200 sinking head line. It's about 10 years old and casts like...
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    I tie a very similar version using a jig style...

    I tie a very similar version using a jig style hook that I JB Weld a swivel to that I use to attach a willow leaf blade and then tie bucktail after the JB Weld has set, similar to a Clouser. I'ts...
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    I don't target catfish either but seem to always...

    I don't target catfish either but seem to always catch some nice ones when I least expect it. Best patterns have been bass-size buggers, Clousers and hare worms although I did catch one last summer...
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    I've seen bass got nuts a few times in farm ponds...

    I've seen bass got nuts a few times in farm ponds over a dragon fly hatch with some of the smaller fish (10-12 inches) literally going completely airborne to snatch hovering dragon flies skimming the...
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    Thanks guys. I knew I could count on this site...

    Thanks guys. I knew I could count on this site for some good info on spey rods. Based on what was said, I purchased a St. Croix Imperial 11' 5 wt. switch rod and will be giving it a try for some...
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    Spey Fly-Fishing

    I recently read an interesting article about light weight spey casting and was interested to learn more about it. I fish a lot of water where back casts are impossible and the distances they seem to...
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    As Jim said ealier, you can't go wrong with an...

    As Jim said ealier, you can't go wrong with an "RPL" I love my 5 wt. for most bass situations.
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    Bear - ditto on the 9 wt. You'll need every bit...

    Bear - ditto on the 9 wt. You'll need every bit of it and make sure you have plenty of backing on your reel and that all the knots are secure. 20 lb. test tippet isn't excessive either as Pike are...
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    That's a great looking fly and should work great...

    That's a great looking fly and should work great for bass as well. I don't worry too much about the weight of the fly, I just go to a heavier rig. I know there will be some that say its an...
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    Walleyes on a fly have always been a challenge...

    Walleyes on a fly have always been a challenge for me. One, we don't have many lakes in Oklahoma where they're stocked and two they're typically deep water fish. I've only caught two, but I...
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    I've had great success in Lake of the Woods,...

    I've had great success in Lake of the Woods, Nestor Falls area, tying big Clousers # 1 or 2, in bright patterns (chartreuse, orange, green i.e. fire tiger) Also several years ago I caught a 39"...
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    I know this is going to sound crazy, but I can...

    I know this is going to sound crazy, but I can fish this one farm pond every year during mid-day when the temperature is 100 degrees and catch bass right and left. It's amazing and the only fishery...
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    I've been drilling them lately on a Chartreuse...

    I've been drilling them lately on a Chartreuse Fly Rod Hula Popper with a Prince Nymph as a Dropper. Catching bass on the popper and sunfish, occasional bass and channel cats on the dropper. Also,...
  25. Thread: Hybrid?

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    My vote is for a bluegill/green sunfish hybrid. ...

    My vote is for a bluegill/green sunfish hybrid. It has the shape of a gill but the larger mouth of a greenie. Nice fish!
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