Critters that live in warm water come with an aggression that trout just don't have. From Largemouth eating frog patterns, pike following your 8'' streamer right to the boat, or carp patrolling the grassy reeds, you can't go wrong with a fly in hand. Expand your species. You won't be disappointed with the results.
Ditch Pickles, Lunkers, Pond Pounders, or whatever you want to call them, Bass are just about everywhere, and will happily eat your streamer or popper. If your looking for a nice change of pace from picky trout, Bass are where it's at. Find them trying to hide among logs or rocks, throw a wooly bugger their way and hang on!
Carp, carp, carp… What else could you want from a species that eats a fly? First, under the right conditions they'll take a dry. Second, they are excellent for sight fishing especially with a helpful friend as a spotter. Finally, they can grow huge, and put up a fight you won't soon forget.
PIKE & MUSKY Gear
If you have the will power, pike and musky can become an obsession. Known to follow a fly right up to the boat and refuse, these fish can be tough. However, when they decide to finally eat your fly it's both fierce and panic inducing. If you're a streamer junky looking for your next species, pike and musky are certainly an entertaining species!