Float Tube Fishing Tips

Tips specifically related to fishing from a float tube.

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If you have been reading my column or following me online then you know that one of my goals, maybe even a bucket list item has been to catch a double digit bass, from my float tube, on a fly I tied…and of course on a fly rod. Well…this past weekend, while you may have […]

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Fly Fishing for Carp from a Float Tube

Possibly you view a carp as a big goldfish…maybe you don’t really even know what a carp is? In the fly fishing world carp are now a pursued commodity…the freshwater bonefish as many have called them. Truth is that until just recently I hadn’t been able to actually hook a carp on a fly…but that […]

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Fly Fishing for Carp from a Float Tube – Video

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You are about to watch a video that I shot while fly fishing for carp in my float tube in the Greene-Sullivan State Forest near Linton, Indiana. There was a moth hatch going on and as the moths hit the water…the carp were moving in and gobbling them up. I tied on an olive bugger […]

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Trolling in a Float Tube

As the years go by, one would hope that we get a little smarter? It doesn’t matter if it is handling money, work or even the big picture of life itself…but for sure I have started to fish ‘smarter’. There are fly patterns, lakes, streams and methods that work at various points of the year. […]

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Top Water Bass From A Float Tube

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The video that follows was shot using my GoPro headmount at a little lake in southern Indiana in mid-June. I caught loads of nice, healthy, 12 to 15 inch bass using a shad popper from my ODC 420 float tube. It is very simple fishing…but was one of the nicest mornings I have had in […]

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Catching Bluegills From A Float Tube

This video was shot on a Sunday afternoon when I needed to relax and relieve stress…there is no better way than from the seat of a float tube, fly rod in hand…and lots of hungry bluegills below. This is a very simple plan, tie on a size 6 yellow and black bitch creek nymph to […]

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