Five bass fly fishing secrets

Dead Drift Technique – This method requires that you cast the fly up and across the water and as soon as the fly hits the water, allow it to randomly drift downstream. Many times the smallmouth bass will follow it for a little ways and then strike. This is an excellent method to use on days when the wind is strong.

Pop and Stop Technique – This method is most effective in clear slow moving water. Instead of stripping the fly across the water you use a popping method that will make the fly bounce up and down.

Once you have the right technique, you need to go at the right time for catching your bass by fly fishing. Knowing as much as you can about where you are going fishing and the area and the weather that day will help you know which techniques to use for catching your bass with flies.

In the past, fly fishing was mainly used to catch trout but anglers are now learning that it is a great technique for catching bass as well. If you have done a lot of fishing in the past, then you know that bass can put up quite a fight that can last for a long period of time.

This makes fly fishing even more exciting and fun which is one of the reasons why bass fly fishing is becoming more popular all the time.

You will find that it makes a difference in the amount of success you have when bass fly fishing if you learn as much as you can about their natural habitat. This would include everything from knowing the type of food they eat naturally to where the best fishing places are located. Below you will find some basic information about bass that can help make each one of your fishing trips a more fun and successful one.

Now that you know this information about bass fly fishing, you can use it the next time you’re out on the waters and fishing for bass. Fly fishing is a fun and rewarding experience that anyone can take part in with just a few learning tips.

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Dan Eggertsen is a fellow bass fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on bass fishing since 2004.

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