Our Big Game Flies & Predator Flies are perfect fish attractor patters, made with strong stainless steel 4/0 hooks and Semperfli Predator Fibres to dispel watch to make these large flies easy to cast.
Game fish are fish pursued for sport by recreational fly fishermen. They can be freshwater or saltwater fish. Game fish can be eaten after being caught, though increasingly anglers practice catch and release to improve fish populations. Some game fish are also targeted commercially, particularly salmon. Typically freshwater Game Fish in the UK are classed as fish that have adipose fins which is a small rayless, dorsal fin present in certain fishes, particularly members of the salmonid family of fishes but also Grayling.
True Big-game fishing, often referred to as offshore sport fishing, offshore game fishing, or blue-water fishing is a form of recreational fishing, targeting large fish renowned for their sporting qualities, such as tuna and marlin.
- In Japan, recreational angling and fly fishing is also very popular
- Big game fish can be bony saltwater fish such as tuna, tarpon, and billfish (sailfish, marlin and swordfish).
- In North America, fly fishermen also for common salmon, trout, bass, pike, catfish, walleye and muskellunge. The smallest fish are called panfish, because they can fit in a normal cooking pan. Examples are crappies, perch, rock bass, bluegill and sunfish. Panfish are often hunted by younger anglers.
- In Singapore, big game fishing is referred to fishing for stingray and shovelnose shark.