A Day on the Water — Broken Barb Hooks
Wakeley ReDo, Bug Worm Popper is Born
Bass Bass Poppers Broken Barb Hooks Kayak Bass
Wakely Lake is a long drive and a long way to drag a kayak full of fly gear just to land a few (6) bass12 to 16 inches. I was busy with many smaller bass, a couple bluegills and a pumpkinseed. The best pattern was to cast Poppers to lily pad edges across deep, scattered, upward growing pond weed. Then 3 pops and a pause. Today, like last week, a Lime Chartreuse Bug Popper pattern was much better than black. Fishing deep with a bead head Clouser (Popovic's Jiggy) in Chartreuse and White got a small pike and fast action on...
Lake Huron Spawning Smallmouth, May 20 to 22
Broken Barb Hooks Clouser Minnow Patterns Marabou Banger Popper Mopworm Jigs Opal Minnow Jig
The Michigan Fly Fishing Club does a big outing at the tip of the Thumb, usually the weekend before Memorial Day Weekend. Its a good time to go but expect a lot of guys on the water that weekend. We fish spots from Quanicassee to Huron City. I fished the river mouth pond of a small natural flowing stream. The water was deep and still with visibility of maybe 4 feet. Lead eyed Clouser Minnows in Brown, White and Chartreuse or other Chartreuse combinations are always good to get deep 6 or 7 feet down and get lots of fish here. ...
27) Painted Glow Beads, Big Hen Oct 29 2016
Broken Barb Hooks Pegging Beads Steelhead