need a bass fly line

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  1. Leroy Laviolet

    Leroy Laviolet Aint no nookie like chinookie

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    do'n it 4 the chinookie
    Pretty green on chasn smallies on the fly, but here we go. 8 wt id the size-
    I want a line to throw buggers , streamers etc . I don't want a line like a airflo 40+ with a huge head and thin running line -
    What should I look into boys? Thanks alot in advance-
     
  2. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Hey Borat, get an airflo 40+ or a Rio Clouser for big nasties.
     
  3. Leroy Laviolet

    Leroy Laviolet Aint no nookie like chinookie

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    Edward, I don't like 40+'s , the running line section is tough for me feal with my fat fingers !
    Is the rio clauser the same spagetti running liine set up ??
     
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    troutpocket Active Member

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    Are you looking at a floating line? S.A. Bass Taper, Pike Taper, or Rio Nymph Lines all do well for big bugs and don't have a "shooting line" feel.
     
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    Connor H Bobbers n Beadz

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    If it were a largemouth line, I would say bass taper line. If your just chasing smallies, just about any line will work. I have thrown all sorts, but I would go with the rio clouser clouser for weighted flies...
     
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    I will second the Rio Nymph line
     
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    SA mastery headstart = bass taper - cost
     
  8. colton rogers

    colton rogers wishin' i was fishin'

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    wulff ambush line. its like the 40+ but the running line is different. and the head is shorter. full floating.
     
  9. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Sharkskin Magnum taper? I have one in 7wt that turns over some big stuff nicely, well, my horrible casting aside.
     
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    An 8wt huh? Must be some damned big smallies down there!

    Ive
     

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