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I wanna start fly fishing for smallies. I have a 3wt rod and am looking to get a 5wt. I live by the murky/muddy black river and wanna know what to use for smallies? What kind of flies? Any help would be appreciated and I will definatly be posting pics of fish.
 

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I always had better luck with streamers and crays than I did with top water stuff when fishing for smallies... but I know for a fact that plenty of anglers hit quite a few using foam and popper stuff too... it's just that I never have. LOL

The Woolybugger is probably my main go-to for smallmouth, and color wise I seem to get the most action on darker colors like olive, brown and even black.
 

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+1 for the wooly buggers...they'll also give you some surprise carp. My bigger smallmouth on the fly in streams have come on dark olive weighted bunny leeches up to 3.5". But those could be difficult to toss on a 5wt for some.
 
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