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Fly Fishing Gear, Tackle and Trout Flies for Bushkill Creek
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.
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.
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.
Felt soles would be our first choice. The new 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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