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Best Value entry level bass-fly fishing gear

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Title says it all.I have never fly fished.

What would be a good entry level fly combo and corresponding lures/flies and accessories?

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check out this thread from the past month.

there is plenty of info in this forum if you read through some of the older posts or do a search.

there should be plenty of info on rods and flies here to get you started. My personal advice would be to buy a modest foreign made rod, like a TFO or Redington. Both come with lifetime guarantees, won't break the bank, and will give you a little help when learning to cast instead of casting with "junk" rods. Junk being subjective, because more advanced fly anglers may very well classify rods like the TFO or Redington as junk compared to the ultra high modulus rods handcrafted in the USA by the likes of Sage, Winston, Scott, etc. If you are serious about the sport, by the best rod and fly line that you can afford, the reel will basically just be used to hold line, so don't get carried away. As far as flies go, just about any fly will catch bass, literally, but wooly buggers, poppers, and crawfish imitations are good patterns to start with.

good luck.

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