Favorite fish to catch??

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    Bass,Crappie,BlueGill starting to like this trout also.
     
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    any catfish:):)
     
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    Atlantic Salmon, I haven't caught any big once yet but the few grilse I have caught and large multi run spawners I have seen has me addicted. I hope and pray that they may make a recovery to their former glory. Although when trout are taking a dry fly I will forget about salmon altogether.
    After that any thing that has fins and gills.
     
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    Have you tried smallies on a spinning rod??? They can be very susceptable to a fly....:D

    Lot's of fish I would like to catch on a fly... Some fun fish have included:
    • Shad... Tough to beat that grab, and I do not believe any fish puts up a harder fight for it's size... Plus, some days you can catch volumes of them.
    • Strippers... Great grab and solid fight... Unfortunately a fickle fish.
    • Steelhead... Just something about hearing that drag take off, and knowing you have a fresh one on the line.:D... Probably the most satisfying fish I have taken on the fly.
    • Trout... I love working a nice fish on a dry, and I enjoy the grab with still-water... I am not above nymphing to feel the tug on the line.
    • Bass... Had some great days on the water with some nice fish. Bass (as most fish) are not always condusive to taking on the fly, but I have had some very successful days. Had some exceptional days in the river on smallies.
    • Bluegill... Just a plain fun fish to catch. Great for the kids, and I take a guilty pleasure in taking them on a fly as well.

    Some fish I have fished for and caught before I began fly fishing:

    • *Tarpon... I have not taken a tarponon the fly... Some day I plan to try. But there is no other fish I have taken that has been more fun and exciting to catch than tarpon.
    • Tuna probably fight better, but do not put on the visual display.
    • Baracuda would be another fun fish on a fly, and I had some fun catching small to medium cuda's on heavy bass gear when I lived in Florida.
    • Jack's in the flats are a kick, and another fish I would love to target with a fly. Unreal fighting ability, and stupid...
    • Snook are great on the table, and fickle to catch... A bit over-rated as a sport fish in my opinion though.
    • Reds are a fun fish to catch, and I would love to attempt tailing reds on the fly.
    • Sea trout are like catching moss... Caught some nice ones, and could hardly tell they were on the line.
    • Dorado... Perhaps one of the dumbest fish I have ever attempted to catch. Great on the table, and could be fun with a fly. I have caught them on a bare hook, so I do not see why they would not take a shiny fly.
    • Sailfish... Glad I caught a couple, but not my cup of tea. I caught them on light gear, and it was exciting, but I did not enjoy the methods.
    • Kingfish... Fun to catch, but I could take em' or leave em'.
    • Catfish... To me catfish are about relaxing, drinking some beer, and the fish fry later on. Decent fighting fish, and good on the table, but nothing particularly exciting about catching them (although I have never caught anything over 10 lbs).

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