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Fly Fishing Flies For Saltwater Fishing

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For anglers, a fly fishing fly is a must have to make a successful catch. These flies are made in the image of insects and other small aquatic creatures, hence the name “fly fishing fly”. The varieties are wide but to simply put, insects like grasshoppers, yellow flies, katydids and a lot more may be included in a fishing fly set.

Fly fishing flies can be purchased in any fishing supply store and over the net. These flies are usually sold in $10 per set price and may go higher depending on the number of flies included. Unlike the rod which needs to be expensive to ensure that you have a high chance of fishing success, fishing flies does not this kind of requirement.

Depending on the place where you’re going to cast your bait, you will need to have a fly that the fishes in the area prefer for food. Saltwater and freshwater areas have different habitats, so you need to match your fly with the fishes you intend to catch. The best way to know this is to look for reviews on which flies are appropriate for that certain area you are eyeing. You can ideally look for it online or any fishing magazine that highlights fly fishing; but of course opting to look online will be much faster and easier. You may take a good look with the pictures of the flies you need to purchase, list down the names so that you can easily find it in retail stores.

To guide you better, here is a fly fishing fly list that you may use for seawater and saltwater fishing. The following are specific designs to catch a particular fish.

Let’s start with fresh water fishing flies:

For salmon:
1.Nymphs
2. Stoat’s tail
3. Cascade
4. Dunkeld
5. Tosh
6. Garry

For Panfish:
1. Dry flies
2. Wet flies
3. Nymphs
4. Bugs

For Trout:
1. Orange flies
2. Yellow flies
3. Hairy wings flies
4. Cadies
5. Dry cripple
6. May flies
7. Spinner

Saltwater flies:
1. Flipping shrimp
2. Mr. Whitebait
3. DC Wiggler
4. Lefty’s deceiver
5. Nearly live bait

There are so many fly fishing fly lists that you can find in almost every fishing store you’ll go to, but the most important thing to remember is to ask for fly designs which are specifically created to mimic the natural foods that fishes in a particular habitat consumes. Remember that no single fly can catch you all kinds of fish, so you need to do your homework and get to know a particular fish species before you try to catch them. Happy fishing with fly fishing reel or Pflueger Medalist.