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Topic Review (Newest First)
08-24-2009 11:19 AM
Joe D yes, I do. I cast upstream and let them drift back to me. let me get it all togather and I'll post it for you. I'll post the hex wiggler for you too. its just a tandem hex with a tail that moves , but it looks great in the water.

Joe
08-23-2009 07:14 PM
DM Joe, do you dead drift your nymphs when fishing for smallies? Also would you care to post the recipe for the the hex nymph? Thanks
08-20-2009 01:53 PM
Joe D I got some pretty big rock bass earlier this year while fishing for smallies with my 3wt. they fought hard and I thought at first they were smallies! they were smashing my hex nymph pattern and my wiggle hex too just like the smallies were

Joe
08-20-2009 08:00 AM
DM Rock bass are a blast on 4 wt. One of my goals is to start catching them on the fly along the lakefront.
I usually get a couple of trout over the summer. Look in the riffles or any area where there is oxygeneated water.
08-17-2009 11:13 AM
jchung1031 I've only caught rockbass on a spinning outfit, but I bet those buggers put up a great fight on the flyrod.

Too bad you didn't find any survivor rainbows. That would have been a nice bonus.
08-14-2009 09:12 PM
DM
Rock Creek Rock Bass Bonanza

I was actually out last Sunday in the 90 degree heat. I guess the masochist in me won out so I went out in the early morning to fish Rock Creek. Started fishing around 7 am in the pool above the bridge. I was thinking since there might be a few rainbows left I would drift a nymph through the riffle leading into the pool. Did that for about 20 minutes with no luck so I tied on a small olive crystal beadhead woolybugger and started fishing this part of the pool

and started catcuing small rock bass like this one

and this one.

Went down the pool a little farther fishing right here.

I started catching more rock bass that were slightly bigger.

Worked my way downstream and found this pool

that held some fsirly decent rock bass.


Worked my way down to the bend and fished this pool.

The bite started to slow down but, still a few were caught.

By this time it was 11:30. The water temperature in the creek was 74 degees so the heat seemed tolerable. Anyway it was time to go.
What was interesting about this trip was that I didn't catch any chubs and only one very small smallmouth bass that refused to pose for a picture.

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