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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-06-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: catfish on the fly-advice

In streams and lakes both I have had my best catfish luck using a black leech or minnow pattern. Black and red clouser minnows have always been a good choice. As well as a simple black bead head...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-18-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Which bass fly line to choose?

For bass, I have found that the Scientific Anglers AirCel Bass taper is awesome. And for roughly $30. Rio, Airflo, and even Scientific Anglers all make great line, but they pay a lot for marketing....
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-02-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Beautiful Creek Bass and Introduction

Welcome to the tribe. You've either made a very good choice or the worst decision ever getting into fly fishing. Depends who you ask. Nice catch. Great to have you. MM
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-02-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Knot help

This is all great stuff guys thanks. A wiper for those who don't know is a Hybrid of a freshwater white bass, and a saltwater striped bass. They are sterile like most hybrid fish, but because of this...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-31-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Knot help

Thanks for all the good info and advice everyone. I never realized there was a wrong and a right way to make a loop to loop connection and after looking at my rig I definitly was doing it wrong. A...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-30-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Knot help

I was using the welded loop at the end of the fly line and then tying a perfection loop out of the leader material. My knot didn't break very often, but on two occasions it just pulled right off.
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-30-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Knot help

Rip Tide if anyone was going to reply I was hoping it would be you. A non slip loop knot or a surgeons loop. Alright thank you very much.
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-30-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By muppetmullet81
Knot help

hey guys and gals. I'm in Colorado and I chase wiper (Striper and White Bass Hybrids). These things get upwards of 15lbs sometimes. I've been fishing with a loop to loop for a long time but have had...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-19-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Boca Grande - Redfish, Snook, Trout

I found last spring that an 8wt will take care of almost everything and not be overkill for anything. If you are fishing the surf make sure to have a handful of White Crystal Schminnows with you. The...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-09-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,267
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Rituals....

I often fish alone. But each morning I get to the parking lot, open the back of my car and sit down with my coffee. I stare at the water and finish my cup then tell myself "I'm not going to catch...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 11-26-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By muppetmullet81
help with winter carp.

I know there are some really hardcore carpers on here and I have some questions. I understand that most carpers target fish between later spring and mid fall. But I have found a creek that stays open...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 10-29-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,465
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Set-Up For Bluegills

the 7ft Eagle Claw Feather Lite glass rod on amazon for $20. Simply the best bluegill rod I have ever owned.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-11-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: lost all my panfish flies in a horrible i misplaced them accident.

I write me name and number on all my boxes. Three years ago I dropped a box of streamers while walking out from the lake. A really nice bait fisherman found them and called me so he could get them...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-01-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,629
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Bass fly line

After trying a ton of different lines I have found that Scientific Angler Air Cel Bass 7/8 is my fav. $25 bucks and it throws some big bugs. I prefer something that works over something with a "NAME"...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-14-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,360
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: New to fly fishing for bass

In the last year I have found that many "Saltwater" patterns work great for bass. Both smallies and LM. Crazy Charlie's, Schminnows, and even Crab patterns make great bass flies. I don't really think...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-11-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By muppetmullet81
East FL Baby tarpon

I've been reading a lot about juvenile tarpon and how they can be found in the creeks and canals all along east and west FL. Are they hard to find and what size tackle would one suggest?
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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-03-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: need advice on bass tornament

Screw calling it cheating. I love the idea of marking the line. I don't use bobbers on my fly rigs but I know some guys do and I guess that's not considered cheating.

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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-02-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: need advice on bass tornament

Think about heavy weed guards for your deep flies. This time of year there won't be much for surface plants but there will be tons of slop from last summer lower in the water. Don't spend all day...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-23-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Newbie needs help with first set up

your going to be very happy with that choice. I can't wait to see a pic of your first fish.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-17-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Newbie needs help with first set up

Those are a great intro to intermediate level set up. Don't second judge that. Orvis makes really really good stuff. But if you get a chance do some looking around. Scientific Anglers, and Wildwater...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-17-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Newbie needs help with first set up

Dar has got that right. Magazines and T.V shows are paid to make everything they mention sound like its the only thing that works. There are plenty of great rods, reels, lines, basically everything...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-17-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Newbie needs help with first set up

Welcome. This forum will be great for you to use as you go along. I'm sorry you have discovered fly fishing. Its going to ruin and enhance your life. From what you said I would say a 9ft 5 or 6 wt ...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-17-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,357
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: What are your top 5 bass patterns?

1) the muppet mullet. Its a rabbit zonker style fly with a heavy cone head a stack of elk hair that really pushes the water.
2) clouser minnow in white and yellow or just white.
3) Zimmermans...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-17-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Diamondback ION 6 weight

I love echo rods. For smallmouth, and trout on streamers a 6, 7, or 8 weight would all be a fine choice.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 01-11-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,729
Posted By muppetmullet81
Re: Bass PRO HEAT Rods

I let him pick his rod out. He ended up picking out a Scientific Angler Bass package. The man at the shop let him cast one and he like it. Plus he said he could buy a new fly box for all his new bass...
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