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Old 05-26-2008, 08:58 AM
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Default Re: first time fly fishing..biggest issue i had

lol..thanks...i'm not one to give up quick. i really like a challenge.
i'm still waiting to land my first fish on the fly rod!!

seems like i remember reading about a fly that is bright in color and simulates corn or something (maybe y2 or something like that)..anyone know anything about it??

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...but the frustration set in when a guy walks up and starts throwing power bait right on top of me and starts pulling trout out left and right..he caught 8 in about an hour

you guys think i didn't get any interest from the trout because my fly selection or presentation was wrong..
I'm thinking he was getting deeper down in the pool than you, plus that stuff just smells great. Did you notice the direction he was sending the line in? It sounds like he knew that hole and how to work it. Sometimes going deep down by structure helps a lot. Was your bugger weighted? I would have tried to throw something that sinks fast with some flash and fished it with quick short strips or thrown a flashy scud or something down there. In the end, we all have good days and bad days on the water. The great thing about fly fishing for me is that even when I don't catch a thing, it's a good day getting out there. By the way, another thing to do is turn over a few rocks and see what the fish are eating and try to match the hatch. I did it the other day in the Delaware and saw scud, threw an imitation and bang!
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