This time of the year you have to fish early in the morning or late in the evening. High sticking is the way to go for the most part in the gorge. As for flies it changes through out the year but pheasnat tail, hares ear, and caddis, are some flies the trout will take year round but they can get...
I used to fish that place when I was younger. It has a excellent population of crappie and largemouth bass. I dont think there were any smallies in there. You should do well with the bass on the yak fish big bass streamers.
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8 foot 4wt
9 foot 5wt
9 foot 6wt
All rods come with properly sized cabelas csr reel with wf fly line already spooled up
All rod rods are 125 each. The rods have come sock and reels have a soft case.
All rods used but in good condition no broken or bent guides...
Some times and I mean some times if there are doing that in evening this time of the year. I also would of tried a size 22 midge hanging from some sort of dry maybe an iso parachute (this time of the year) this is if the rs2 failed to hook up
I would have to say go to a river this way you really get a feel for the casting. Fly line on the water feels and acts way different than on the grass. Also you will be able to learn how to mend and high stick and learn how to get a good drag free drift. The more you parcatice in the "element"...