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Old 03-09-2013, 10:21 PM
k9mark k9mark is offline
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Default Re: Fishing the John Muir Trail in the High Sierra

I know you'll be fishing streams but I would tell you to get a 5wt due to the wind you will encounter at the lakes. Your gonna need that backbone and it will work just fine on those streams. As far as flies, I tell you to take birds nest, ants, mosquito's, gnats, and whatever favs you have. I strongly recommend you read Ralph Cutter's Sierra Trout Guide for the lake and stream info in the back. Go test cast a bunch of rods at a respected fly shop to see what feels right for you and set you up with a nice balance rig
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Last edited by k9mark; 03-09-2013 at 10:24 PM. Reason: rod info
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