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Old 10-05-2011, 09:44 AM
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Are bass more or less active in the rain?

Hi guys I'm going back to Prescott from SoCal and wanted to stop off around the Colorado river and get some fishing in.

I saw the weather and it looks like rain tomorrow.

Are bass more active or less in the rain?

I normally catch lots of smallies with clousers, wooley buggers, and goldfish flies, but I have never fished in the rain.

Are there certain flies anyone would recommend?

Thanks in advance

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Old 10-05-2011, 10:26 AM
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They say the fish are more active as the front moves in and active again as it moves out.. Personally I've found that as the front moves in I catch fish and after that not much.
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Old 10-05-2011, 12:09 PM
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How about during? Have you caught fish in the rain? I hear the same plus after it rains the water is not very clear.
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Old 10-05-2011, 12:26 PM
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How about during? Have you caught fish in the rain? I hear the same plus after it rains the water is not very clear.
The best day of topwater bass fishing I have ever had was right after a huge crazy storm. After the main storm passed through it lightly rained all afternoon and the fish were psycho-hot for anything on top.
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Old 10-05-2011, 09:05 PM
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Cool thanks Alex I will be fishing tomorrow then I think.
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Old 10-05-2011, 11:53 PM
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But then again a few times I have fished in the rain and struck out...

Anyways, good luck.
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Old 10-06-2011, 09:59 AM
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I fished this morning in the pouring down rain, and landed a few. The difference I noticed is that they would actually sip my top water rather then strike it aggressively! I missed a lot of strikes because of it! I have never experienced that until this morning!
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Old 10-07-2011, 02:53 AM
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You mean kinda like the toilet bowl where water kinda gets sucked down instead of big splashes?
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