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jsynnott
06-17-2009, 07:54 PM
Got my introduction to bowfin on the fly yesterday. 3 hook-ups, one nice 9lb fish landed and spooked a few others along with countless huge carp. Anyone have time with these fish on the fly?

gseries69
06-18-2009, 07:54 AM
jsynnott,

Have you been targeting those carp? Can you sight fish to them? Are the areas you're in accessible by canoe or do you need a boat?

loon
06-18-2009, 09:55 AM
In about another month the Bowfin will be populating our cove. They can be fun on a flyrod when they are in the mood. I haven't gotten down to your river yet.