Big Bushkill Creek Pennsylvania
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Fly Fishing Gear and Trout Flies for Big Bushkill Creek

Fly Line:
We suggest either a 4 or 5 weight, floating fly line for most of the fly-fishing. You
may want to use a 6 weight line for heavy nymphs and streamers.

Fly Rod:
You should have a fly rod for each of the above line sizes. The rods should be nine
feet in length. We suggest either a medium fast or fast action.

Fly Reel:
The reel for either of the three rods should be the right size to hold the fly line and
backing, light and have a good drag.

Leaders should be available in lengths ranging from seven and one-half to nine
feet. You should have them in sizes ranging from 0X for streamers, up to 6X for
small dry flies.

Make sure you have extra tippet material in sizes ranging from 0X to 6X.

Waders would be required. There would only be few places you could fish from the  
banks effectively.

Wading Boots:
Felt soles would be our first choice. Rubber soles may also work well.

We always recommend "Perfect Fly" Trout Flies. We have specific imitations of all
the insects, crustaceans and other things that fish feed on in Bushkill Creek. We
hope you give them a try.
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Big Bushkill Creek
Photo Courtesy of
Dennis McCarthy
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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U. S. Orders over $50 are shipped via
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