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does anyone on here fly fish for bass? ill be fishing for both main species lm and sm, one a river and it's backwater sloughs besides poppers, what else works for em?
 
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Ya I fly fish for bass I dont know where to around here yet, butback in AZ I slay em on the fly Hoping some of the same stuff works here anyway when ever your ready let me know we might could meet up......
 
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that sounds fun, i know about 3-4 different backwater sloughs on the upper willamette only half of em are accessable by foot. but they hold bass up to 10lbs carp,suckers,all kinds of panfish, and perch . and for smallmouth i fish calm spots on the river in parks, ive caught those up to 6lbs
 
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that sounds fun, i know about 3-4 different backwater sloughs on the upper willamette only half of em are accessable by foot. but they hold bass up to 10lbs carp,suckers,all kinds of panfish, and perch . and for smallmouth i fish calm spots on the river in parks, ive caught those up to 6lbs

i need to get a 6lb smallie im dyin to get one
 
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i need to get a 6lb smallie im dyin to get one
dude, they fight like no other, it took 15 mintues to get him in.. i was using a 7ft medium rod so it was kinda thin,, i thought he was gunna break me off and almost gave me a heart attack but eventually i got him in, and we had no camera so a quick release, i was like 13 lol black roostertail or a booyah spinnerbait always gets em on the willamette
 
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dude, they fight like no other, it took 15 mintues to get him in.. i was using a 7ft medium rod so it was kinda thin,, i thought he was gunna break me off and almost gave me a heart attack but eventually i got him in, and we had no camera so a quick release, i was like 13 lol black roostertail or a booyah spinnerbait always gets em on the willamette

ya i have got plenty smallmouth theres not many here that get over even 3lbs, got some good LMB lakes but not so much smallies that i have found, next years the year though....... i want to fly fish for umpqua smallies also
 
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ya i have got plenty smallmouth theres not many here that get over even 3lbs, got some good LMB lakes but not so much smallies that i have found, next years the year though....... i want to fly fish for umpqua smallies also

i need to try and make a road trip down that way next year to fish it with ya, ill also be hitting the john day
 
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i need to try and make a road trip down that way next year to fish it with ya, ill also be hitting the john day

sounds sweet, some of us were actually thinking of a south umpqua pontoon float but thats another story.
 
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sounds sweet, some of us were actually thinking of a south umpqua pontoon float but thats another story.

im out for that one..don't have a toon... lol but me and my grandpa could bring his little john boat right?
 
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im out for that one..don't have a toon... lol but me and my grandpa could bring his little john boat right?

i dont know, i am sure theres a float tube to be borrowed :) in my garage
 
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