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Poll: what is your favorite category of flies?

what is your favorite category of flies?

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#1 flytyingperson

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 09:02 AM

just wondering

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#2 Pujic

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 09:11 AM

To fish or tie?

If it's to fish I vote for streamers. If it's to tie, it has to be salmon / steelhead flies.
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#3 jcstikfish

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 09:34 AM

Fish= Nymphs

Tie= Salmon/Steelhead\


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#4 steelheadhunter

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 12:26 PM

i put stoneflies. i love to tie the small stuff (i guess since my eyes are still excellent) and i love to fish them. they are so versatile, useable in almost any application.

#5 Joe Hard

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 07:23 PM

I like fishing and tying big streamers.
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Posted 08 April 2005 - 07:32 PM

Fishing-Mayfly (drys)

Tying- Feather wing streamers

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#7 flytyingperson

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 07:35 PM

i like fishing streamer and mayflys
i like tying streamers and nymphs

#8 Gilly

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Posted 09 April 2005 - 10:03 AM

For the past while I've really been into classic wets and traditional wets from the UK. I've been slowly getting the materials to try my hand at classic salmon flies.......I'll post when I get a nice one done.
Cheers...


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#9 RoyChristie

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Posted 09 April 2005 - 06:53 PM

my faves aren't listed,
cripples, emergers, flymphs spent flies

I like tying flies for trout grayling sea-trout and salmon
tubes
waddingtons
speys
hairwings
muddlers
and my own weird emergers and special dries.
This week I have tied up a handful of Irish lough flies for this May.
I am still learning a vast amount, not least from this site,
tho' hopefully the learning curve is still steep.
Keep up the input chaps, this is a good place

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#10 Gilly

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Posted 09 April 2005 - 07:22 PM

Hey Roy, I'm tying up some Loch flies as well. I got my patterns off of the net from a site called traditional Scottish Loch flies. I had no luck trying to find Irish flies, do you have any info or patterns you could pass on?
Cheers...


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#11 Michigan Trout Guy

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Posted 09 April 2005 - 08:22 PM

We definitely have some streamer lovers on this site. But anyone could tell that just from all the beautiful pattern database submissions. laugh.gif
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#12 Lance Kekel

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Posted 10 April 2005 - 07:10 AM

Favorite to fish? mayflies without a doubt. to tie? It's been mayflies but the the feather wing streamers are gaining ground fast!


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#13 OSD

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Posted 10 April 2005 - 10:16 AM

Hex, adams, BWO, hendricksons, drakes and all of the mayflies

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#14 RoyChristie

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Posted 10 April 2005 - 01:39 PM

Gilly,
the lough flies, so far ..

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#15 TroutBum

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Posted 10 April 2005 - 07:36 PM

I fish mostly with streamers in saltwater. When I fish for trout I love the dry fly. But when I tie for my own personal enjoyment, it's traditional salmon flies.
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