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Articulated Bugger
Articulated Bugger ABUG $3.99
Baby Gonga streamer fly
Baby Gonga BGSF $5.99
Ball Peen Craw BPC $3.99
Banger Popper Fly Fishing Flies for Musky Pike Bass
Banger Popper Fly BPF $6.99
Arculeo BC Baitfish Fire Tiger
BC Baitfish ABCB $6.99
BC Mega Minnow
BC Mega Minnow BCMM $8.99
Rubber Leg Squirrel Nymph
Bead Head Rubber Leg Squirrel Nymph RLSQ $2.59
Beadhead Crystal Bugger Fly Fishing Fly Trout Panfish Bass
Beadhead Crystal Bugger BHCRYS $2.59
Big Eye Baitfish Roger Musky Pike Fly
Big Eye Baitfish Roger's BEBAIT $9.99
Bisharat Spot On Baitfish Olive White
Bisharat's Spot On Baitfish NEW BSOB $5.99
bling zonker streamer for sale
Bling Zonker BZF $3.99
Blockhead Popper Holschlag Bass Fly
Blockhead Popper Holschlag's BLOCK $5.99
Clouser Foxxee Red Minnow
Bonefish Deep Minnow FXEE $3.99
Boogle Popper Bass Fly
Boogle Bug Popper BOOG $6.99
Boogle Bullet
Boogle Bullet BOBUL $6.99
Ehlers Bottle Rocket Fly Copper
Bottle Rocket BRPE $5.99
Buzz-Ard Pat Ehlers Pike Musky Fly
Buzz-Ard Pat Ehlers' BUZZ $7.99
Chilly Goat Fishing Fly
Chilly Goat CGOAT $5.99
Flymen Finesse Changer Brown Trout Fly
Chocklett's Finesse Changer CFCF $8.99
Chockletts Game Changer Pike Musky Fly
Chocklett's Game Changer GMCHN $13.99
Flymen Chocklett Micro Changer Fly Group
Chocklett's Micro Changer Fly MICROCHANGER $7.95
Flymen Chocklett Mini Finesse Changer Flies
Chocklett's Mini Changer Fly NEW COLOR MINICHANGER $7.99
Polar Changer Fly
Chocklett's Polar Changer CPCF $16.99
Chubby Chernobyl Fly Fishing Trout Fly
Chubby Chernobyl CHUCHR $2.99
Chubby Gorilla
Chubby Gorilla CGCG $2.59
Clouser Crayfish
Clouser Crayfish CCRAY $3.99
Clouser Minnow Trout Bass Fly
Clouser Minnow Fly FLY-CLSM $3.99
Conehead Kiwi Muddler
Conehead Kiwi Muddler CKM $2.99
conehead rubber leg wooly bugger
Conehead Rubber Leg Bugger CRLB $3.99
Creasefly FCF $6.99
Dallys Lap Dancer Muskie Suckaah
Dally's Lap Dancer Muskie Suckaah DLDMS $9.99
Deep Cleaner Trout Fly
Deep Cleaner DEEP $2.59
Deep South Popper
Deep South Popper DEEP $4.99
Double Gonga Olive
Double Gonga $7.99
Dragon Carters Bass Trout Nymph Fly
Dragon Carter's CDRAG $2.99
EP Finger Mullet
EP Finger Mullet EPFM $7.99
EP Finger Mullet Blacktail
EP Finger Mullet Blacktail EPFMB $7.99
EP Peanut Butter Black/Purple 3/0 Pike Musky Fly
EP Peanut Butter Fly - Black/Purple EPPBBP30 $7.99

Best Flies for Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass

Bass Fly Assortment for Sale Pat Ehler's Signature Bass Fly Assortment is everything you need to fly fish bass.

Bass are the number one sport fish in America. Bass are exciting to fish for as they are tough, strong and often eat fly patterns well. They live in all 50 states and you are probably only a short drive from the nearest bass lake, pond, stream or river.

Flies for Catching Bass Come in Two Main Categories:

  • Surface flies imitate a number of items in a bass' diet including frogs, mice and dying or wounded baitfish. Surface flies can produce some spectacular fly fishing.
  • Sub-surface flies also come in a number of different styles that imitate their diet living below the water's surface. Baitfish, leeches and crayfish are among these food items. We have a large number of patterns in the shop to imitate these items.

Rods and Reels for Catching Bass

Typically 6 to 8 weight fly rods are used for bass both largemouth and smallmouth. Pick a rod weight that matches the size of the fish you intend to encounter along with the size of the flies you will be using. Fast action rods are important to help you throw accurate casts, cast large flies and throw longer casts to cover more water efficiently. 

Fly reels for bass fishing calls for a simple reel where paying for a drag isn't a necessity. Something that matches the weight of the rod to balance it out is really all you need.

Bass Fishing Techniques

While smallmouth bass have a tendency to be found around rocks and gravel, largemouth bass tend to hang out around grass, weeds and wood. Lowlight times of the day and evening are often the best time to fish surface patterns but that doesn't mean you can't catch them on top at mid-day. Lily pad areas and slop are great places to fish topwater too. Pay attention to docks as many of these will hold decent fish. As summer heats up, bass tend to move deeper and inhabit weed beds. Look for weed edges and points inside the weed beds to try and locate active fish. Sub-surface patterns and sinking type lines are often in order here. Vary fly patterns and retrieves until you get success. Find a pattern and work that pattern until things change.

Smallmouth bass fishing techniques can vary from season to season. They will also vary depending on the water you will be fishing. Locating the fish is the first thing you need to do and then adjusting your flies, stripping techniques and water column location to find success. Give us a call and well will be happy to help you get it figured out

The Fly Fishers carries flies for many bass species:

  • Smallmouth bass flies
  • Largemouth bass flies
  • White bass flies
  • Striped bass flies
  • Peacock bass flies
  • Articulated bass flies
  • ...and more! 

We stock some of the best bass flies:

  • Clouser Minnow bass fly
  • Woolly Bugger bass fly
  • Bennett's Lunch Money bass fly
  • Murdich Minnow bass  fly
  • Whitlock's Hare Sculpin bass fly
  • Blockhead Popper Holschlag's bass fly
  • Pat Ehlers' Grim Reaper bass fly
  • Umpqua Swimming Frof bass fly
  • Freaky Frog bass fly
  • ...and more!

Shop bass fly patterns & flies for fall, spring, summer or even winter. Give us a call if you have any questions.

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Get the Best Flies for Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass

Crayfish Imitation Smallmouth Bass Fly For the best smallie fly fishing, try out Pat Ehlers' Crazi Craw, an excellent crayfish imitation pattern.

If you're a little overwhelmed with our huge selection of subsurface and surface bass flies and looking for a good place to start, check out our hand-picked favorite flies for fly fishing smallmouth and largemouth bass:

Browse our full inventory of bass flies today, stock your gear bag with some high quality bass flies, and get out on the water for some unforgettable action!

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