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Old 09-20-2011, 05:10 PM
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Default Re: Can I fish a midge hatch with a 9 weight?

I think you can in the deep South where the midges get to be the size of possums and start carrying away small children/infants.
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Yes you can. You wont catch anything...but you can. Try Dynamite...less obtrusive to the trout and more effective!
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Default Re: Can I fish a midge hatch with a 9 weight?

Actually, if you have a legitimate shot at a 40 pound brown, you may want a nine! milt.
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Nope. You best not fish midges with anything heavier than 5x, and a 9wt, is a great way to snap 5x REAL quick.

Due to the tippets you need to fish with them, anything over a 6wt won't do midging well at all.
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Nope. You best not fish midges with anything heavier than 5x, and a 9wt, is a great way to snap 5x REAL quick.

Due to the tippets you need to fish with them, anything over a 6wt won't do midging well at all.
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