Let’s Look Back: Fly Rod Bass – Part 3

I tied my own bass bugs in a variety of sizes and colors.  The bugs I'm holding here were usually among my most effective.  Photo Stan Fagerstrom.

I tied my own bass bugs in a variety of sizes and colors. The bugs I’m holding here were usually among my most effective. Photo Stan Fagerstrom.

Finding an experienced guide when you’re on water you’ve never fished before is likely to save you both time and money.  This applies as well to the angler just getting started in fly rod bass fishing.

In last month’s column I talked about some of the gear I liked best for my own fly rod bass fishing.  Also, I should have mentioned just how darned important it is to have the right balance between your rod and line.  Get an experienced friend to help you in this regard or look for one of those hard-to-find sporting goods stores that has people with experience in fly rodding for bass.  You’ll never regret it. [Read more…]