“8 Flies Smallmouth Bass Can’t Resist” at Field & Stream Online

You can read my newest piece, “8 Flies Smallmouth Bass Can’t Resist,” right now at Field & Stream online. Even if you’re more of a trout person, I’d recommend giving it a read as many of the patterns translate to the Salmo family. Naturally, I’ve included a few of my own bugs, like the August White and the Countermeasure. Besides, it’ll give you something to do while waiting for all this water to recede…

I’m pretty sure this guy ate a TeQueely, one of the featured patterns in “8 Flies Smallmouth Bass Can’t Resist.”

2 comments on ““8 Flies Smallmouth Bass Can’t Resist” at Field & Stream Online

  1. Bob Dibble says:

    Tried some dirty nymphing on the Housatonic yesterday, thought that a tandem size 18 damsel with a 2lb down rigger ball clipped on my tippet would get the job done. Got bit by what I thought was a big smallmouth, turns out it was somebody’s shed going by at 75 mph.

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