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Old 11-11-2012, 09:00 PM
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Default Re: Flies for the Missouri river around KC/St Joseph

I dont know about Asian Carp imitations but I do believe catfish will hit a variety of patterns . Many people on this forum have caught catfish on a variety of patterns. My go to pattern is a bead head leech which has worked for me in many waters for cattys! Check out the Muddy Waters threads in this section ! Those guys hammer catfish. Also look at Didgeridoos posts , the cats he catches are monsters!
Personally I wouldn't worry to much about matching the hatch in your situation moreover id be more concerned about finding fish to put a fly in front of!
I'm sure your cats are like all others and they are coming a long way to find Asian carp baits through scent and vibration. You as a fly fisherman do not have this option and must present your fly where the catfish can get a visual and respond!
If you know where they are I'll bet you can throw a bead head feather duster and hook up!
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