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Fly Fishing Gear, Tackle and Trout Flies - Oatka Creek New York

Fly Line:
The fly line we recommend for fly fishing Oatka Creek is a 4 or 5 weight floating line. For
nymphs and streamers we prefer a 6 weight fly line.

Fly Rod:
The fly rod should be a 4, 5 or 6 weight, respective to the line size, in a medium to medium fast
action. We prefer a length of 9 feet.  .

Leader for trout should be tapered and range from seven and a half to twelve feet long. They
should range from a 0X up to a 6X size.

You want to carry plenty of extra tippet material ranging in sizes from 0X up to 6X.

Waders are necessary for fly fishing Oatka Creek. It's 50 feet wide in places. We prefer the
breathable type.

Wading Boots:
Wading boots can currently have either felt or rubber soles.

Landing Net:
A landing net is purely optional but recommended. There's some large brown trout in this
stream. .

We recommend "Perfect Fly" Trout Flies. We have a huge selection in a wide price range. The
trout flies are not only as realistic as you will find, they are the most effective at catching trout.
We have several customers that use our flies in Oatka Creek. Our scuds and sculpin
streamers are popular for the stream.
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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 $100 are shipped via
Priority Mail.