Fly Fishing Forum - View Single Post - Begginer Fly Fisherman
View Single Post
  #3  
Old 07-30-2006, 11:18 PM
teflon_jones's Avatar
teflon_jones teflon_jones is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Colorado Front Range
Posts: 1,310
Send a message via AIM to teflon_jones Send a message via Yahoo to teflon_jones
Welcome to the forum!

Woolly buggers are a great fly to start with. I prefer something with some flash in it like a sparkle bugger for smallmouth rather than strictly an original style woolly bugger. Oh, and bead head gets it down where you want it. A couple of other flies to try are a sneaky pete and small poppers, though in the heat of summers they're not as good as something like the bead head bugger that gets the fly down IMHO. Stick to the sneaky pete and poppers in the spring and fall.

Dry flies and nymphs are great for trout, but not for smallmouth. They prefer larger prey. A crayfish fly is also a good bet.
__________________
My passion for catching fish is eclipsed only by the fish's passion not to be caught.
Scott
Reply With Quote