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AdirmanMay 19th, 2021, 10:36 am
Monticello, NY

Posts: 504
This may sound silly, but I never knew that flyfishing for Stripers was not only fairly common, but, effective to boot!! I'd like to try it sometime. I have a 7 weight that I could rig up, but what would my setup consist of? For flies, I'm guessing large streamers like Deceivers, but what type of line and leader- probably fast sinking? Would shooting head sink-tips be better ?

Thanks 😊
WbranchMay 22nd, 2021, 6:59 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2733
You can't go wrong with an assortment of Clousers. Chartreuse over white is a good color. There are lots of YouTube videos that would be good to watch. A #7 rod is on the light side but doable for the smaller 22" - 28" fish but it will limit the size of flies you will be able to cast comfortably. Many guys use a floating line or sink tip.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.

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