Thread: Bass Fly Help
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Old 03-18-2013, 01:09 PM
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Default Re: Bass Fly Help

Re: going after lady fish in Sanibel, I personally wouldn't use my freshwater rigs in the salt if I could avoid it, the components are not really meant to take the beating that saltwater dishes out. You'd probably be ok if you we're very careful to immediately rinse your gear thoroughly in fresh water (which should be done with all saltwater gear as well), but I'd get a 6 or 7 wt. for any salty duty.

I bought a 7wt BVK last year and keep it in the truck at all times for local bass/carp ponds/lakes... I can also use this rod on the coast for reds and specs, and will probably take it to Turks and Caicos as my backup bonefish rod in a couple of months.
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