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Saltwater Fly Fishing the Indian River Lagoon

Posted by Dean Pettit on 20. June 2012 with 1 Comment

June 16th 2012.

Seatrout 1 16 jun 2012I started fly fishing at about the age of 13 with my grandfathers fly rod, mostly for bluegills and bass in the few freshwater ponds I found growing up near Satellite Beach Fl, and continued for a while after moving to Titusville, mostly at Fox Lake. My rod was a 5 wt. freshwater rod, not really designed for the seatrout and redfish of theĀ Indian River Lagoon system, though I did manage a few seatrout here and there using small streamers designed for freshwater rainbow and other species of trout normally associated with coldwater northern and mountain streams.