Saturday, December 23, 2023

Fly Fishing the Streamer on Lakes


Guys, I hope everyone is getting into the Christmas Spirit. I was scanning through my blog the other day, viewing past posts. March was when my fishing season always started, which is 70 to 75 days from today. Mid-March is when the spawn begins for the spotted bass on Smith Lake. They start moving into the lake's nooks. Unlike largemouth, the spotted bass usually spawns in water 4 to 6 feet deep. They are in the mood to hit almost any lure this time of year because they have been dormant during winter. The streamer is my favorite fly to toss during the early spawn, moving it with a slow drop-retrieve and waiting for that savage hit to occur! I feel I'm not the only fisherman counting the days to feel the tug of that first fish on the popper, nymph, dry fly, or streamer. 
Here's wishing everyone a MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

1 comment:

  1. Good looking bass! Up here we're north of spotted bass range, but if they fight like other bass, I'm sure they're fun on the fly. And that truck reminds me of the '54 Ford I had in high school.