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Fly Fishing Gear, Tackle and Trout Flies - Mud Run Pennsylvania
We recommend a 4 or 5 weight, floating fly line for most of the fishing on Mun Run. Some may
prefer a 6 weight fly floating fly line for heavier nymphs and streamers and that is also just fine.
Leaders should range in sizes from a 0X for streamers up to a 6X for midges and small dry
flies. Lengths ranging from nine feet up to twelve feet in length are suggested.
Extra tippet material ranging from 0X to 6X should be available for the leaders we list above.
We suggest either a 4, 5 or 6 weight fly rod for each line size you choose to fish. It should
have a medium fast to fast action and be nine feet in length.
The fly reel you use for the 4, 5 or 6 weight line should be light and have good drags,
preferably disc drags.
You should have waders to fly fishing Mud Run. We prefer the breathable type.
Felt soles would be our choice. The new rubber soles may work well.
A wading staff may be needed under higher water conditions.
A landing net would be purely optional.
We recommend our on "Perfect Fly" Trout Flies. We have specific imitations of all the insects,
crustaceans and other things that fish feed on in Mud Run. They are not only the most realistic
flies you can buy, they are the most effective at catching trout. The holdover browns in Mud
Run are selective to the insects that are available at the time and matching nymphs/larvae and
the hatch is often necessary to catch them. If you haven't done so already, we recommend you
give them a try. There are the most realistic and effective trout flies you can purchase.
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Recommended Tackle & Gear
4, 5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 &12 ft., 5 or 6X, Nymphing:
71/2 ft., 3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly Supreme Four, Superb Five
or Ultimate Six
For 4/5/6 fly line
Fly Floatants and Misc Items:
Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
"Perfect Fly" Light Cahill Dun
|Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (firstname.lastname@example.org)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.
2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.
3. Email us (email@example.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
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