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Great lakes steelhead patterns :help:

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I have had great success with egg patterns. Lots of different colors work, depending on the stream, water color, and temp. I have NOT had much luck with the typical tie of an ESL. I have had luck with a very large 4x long sz2 black bunny leech, though (Indianna). It seems though they all come out of Lake Michigan, the stream makes a big difference. The Wisconsin side sees more bright bugger patterns (fl. orange, fl. chart., pink, etc.) While Indiana seems to do well with larger patterns. And Michigan seems to do well with more natural looking patterns. Maybe it's the clarity? I dunno.

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bunny leach esl purple with pink egg, olive bunny esl with pink, egg and black bunny esl with chartreuse egg glo bugs of all colors and sizes nukes all colors and sizes but the most important question is when are you going to head out???

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You may wanna try the lifter egg pattern.

 

 

I can post it in the pattern database in a while.

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