"I love to fly fish for smallies. A 6wt rod of any brand will handle any smallie. I use a 9' 6wt. 4 piece Orvis Zero G mid flex rod for my smallies and occasionally I will use my Orvis Clearwater II 9'6" 7wt 4 piece mid flex. I prefer…"
"for Indiana river smallmouth bass or the infamous rock bass try tying the harry fodder (it is featured in the recent fly tyer magazine), clouser minnow half and half, big wooley buggers, and anything that imitates a cray fish. if you are fishing…"
"yes, it has a chenile body with marabou tail and hackle around the chenile. i make my own version of a bugger called the fugly bugger. it is very gaudy, but bass love it and where I live and fish there are a lot more smallmouth bass.
you can also…"
"Well since the wooley bugger is a streamer it will always fall under the water when it is fished. Depending on the water and where the fish are at in the water will determine whether or not you will use a weighted bugger. Whether I use a weighted…"
"Wooly buggers work for about just about every species. Try tying black, brown, green, white, and mix the colors. Trout love them, bass love them. Getting picky browns to eat depends on the weather, water clarity, and the area you live. When fishing…"