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Old 02-10-2019, 11:21 PM   #1
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FLY FISHING FROM A KAYAK OFFICIAL THREAD

After finding out that Andy was going to add a fly fishing division to the MBC tournament, I thought this was a great opportunity to start an official fly fishing from a kayak thread. By having this platform it would give us a chance to exchange views and ideas but mainly becoming better anglers. Fly fishing from a kayak is not difficult but can be a challenge and that is how I feel people should look at it. You could challenge your self to leave your regular set up at home and and only take a fly combo with you. It will take you out of your comfort zone and open up a whole new world of fishing. So one of the fist things we can discuss is how to get started. I will work on putting together a list of my personal preferences of gear, cast, flies, line, and techniques that helped me get started. Hope you guys enjoyed this thread. Thread rules, no drama and no negative comments.
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Old 02-11-2019, 03:11 AM   #2
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:10 AM   #3
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Great idea. Love to see some fly fishing reports with wsb, yt, or halibut catches.

For me would like to see set ups and techniques for fooling these fish into thinking a fly is a live fish. Next, wanna know how long one has to fight a big 20# + fish to get it on a kayak.
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Looking forward to learn from others here.

Thanks for effort to do it.
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:27 AM   #5
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Joe-This would be a awesome adventure.

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Old 02-11-2019, 12:55 PM   #6
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Next, wanna know how long one has to fight a big 20# + fish to get it on a kayak.


That depends if they are using the correct WT rod and reel for said 20lb fish. If they are using a 14 WT, it really wouldn’t be too bad. If they are using a 4 WT, different story. There are light and heavy fly setups for saltwater just are there is light and heavy conventional, and spinning gear. I’ve watched some of my friends hook 45lb rooster fish on a fly rod and make it look easy. There are charter companies locally that will take you out to target 400 mako sharks and places all over the world to target 400lb billfish.
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Old 02-11-2019, 02:43 PM   #7
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Mako-ville has a number of guys who come down in October to fly fish from their kayaks. You guys are always welcome to come on down and sample our fishery. Spotties, corvina, triggers, yellowtail, skipjack, cabrilla, sierra, and ROOSTERFISH are all possible. Bonefish, dorado, jacks and many others have been landed by yaks and from the beach here.

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