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Smallmouths in freshwater.
Striped Bass in salt.

These have been my 2 favorites for a long time!
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A month ago this would have been a difficult decision. But one trip down south changed all that.

Bonefish.

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LOL...I think my answer is a real cop-out, but it is truthful. If the water is cold and clear, all that fish needs is a tail and I will be on him like a tick on a fat dogs butt.

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peacock bass topwater.
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Bream!

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Redfish, I only caught a few on a fly rod and it was an experience I won't forget
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It has to be the Brownie. You have to be good to outwit these fellas
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Wow...what ridiculously hard question but after a bit of thought, I am going with reds.

While the fish is fun once it's hooked, it's everything else that fishing for reds entails. Flats, flat boats, visually spotting a target, long casts to a small window, and quite often a visual take. On top of that, let's not forget the amazing variety of coastal wildlife one typically sees while fishing for them.

I am sure bonefish might be similar but I've never fished for them so I can't say for sure.
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Gotta say trout. Flyfishing culture is built around them and it means trip to really neat places. I love bluegills, though. They are bread and butter.
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Wow...what ridiculously hard question but after a bit of thought, I am going with reds.

While the fish is fun once it's hooked, it's everything else that fishing for reds entails. Flats, flat boats, visually spotting a target, long casts to a small window, and quite often a visual take. On top of that, let's not forget the amazing variety of coastal wildlife one typically sees while fishing for them.

I am sure bonefish might be similar but I've never fished for them so I can't say for sure.
Bones are all that, for sure. And, like you, it's the sight fishing that makes the game for me. I was in my element wading the flats, stalking. Very visual. And it doesn't hurt that each hookup is a trip (or two, or three) deep into the backing.

Reds come as close as anything, though I admit to not yet chasing carp. I suspect wading for the golden bones in Michigan's U.P. might be fun. But, think about it. Michigan or the Bahamas? You decide.

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