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WHAT DO YOU USE THE MOST?


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Poll: What fly do you use the most?

What fly do you use the most?

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#46 Slacker

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 11:11 AM

I am assuming I will be using mostly streamers this coming season.

Most of my fishing will be on warm water and I think my best bet will be to imitate baitfish as the lakes up here are pretty full of them.

The fish won't come up and use 8 calories for a two calorie snack. Dry flies are therefore out. Gotta get deep.

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#47 speedlite

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 02:45 PM

Nymphs 98% all others 2%

#48 billb

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Posted 17 April 2006 - 09:57 PM

Striper fishing has got me using little other than streamers lately. Hadn't thought might about it until this poll.

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#49 youngbuck

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Posted 21 April 2006 - 07:25 AM

Id have to say nymphs for the most part. I like that I have to "imagine" or have the confidence that my fly is where it's supposed to be.

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Posted 05 May 2006 - 09:43 AM

nymphs are 80% of a trouts diet, so usually i'll fish nymphs and when there not hitting of coarse throw on the wooly bugger! but it definitly depends on time of year and what your chasing. Up here there is an abundance of brook,brown,and steelhead, i love it smile.gif

#51 Empty-Pee0204

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Posted 05 May 2006 - 05:45 PM

I am targeting Largemouth Bass. I find that I have more luck with these.
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#52 adamtn

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Posted 16 May 2006 - 10:38 AM

My most used fly is a pheasent tail soft hackle followed closely by the olive wooly bugger bead head. i guess i just like fishing on the swing style.

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Posted 18 May 2006 - 10:23 AM

A Wooly bugger or a muddler minnow. those seem to cover just about everything if you alter them a little.
If the fish don't care..Then neither do i.

#54 rimmini

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Posted 29 June 2006 - 09:40 AM

I also primarily use the renegade pattern. It can be fished dry, or wet; on the surface, shallow, or deep; drifting down stream or pulled upstream. It'll hook Small Mouth Bass, Large Mouth, Trout, Striper, crappie, and carp. It is probably the best all around pattern.

Tied as a dry fly it makes and excellent terrestial. When it gets wet and won't float anymore you can keep using it as a nymph. For those deep trout I use a weighted version (size 8) tied with round leaded or unleaded wieghting wire. This version makes and excellent, minnow, or crayfish.

Good fishing.

#55 Gig

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Posted 23 August 2006 - 10:11 PM

Hi,

Tandem rig nymphs, beaded as a dropper and plain as a point fly. Brown, black, haresear, flashback etc, whatever is in the river at the time.

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Posted 25 August 2006 - 01:02 PM

dries and terrestrials. there are a few others that I tie up, but they're only used on vacation when I go back out west. But for around here, it's defnately dries, and terrestrials.
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#57 RodC

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Posted 06 September 2006 - 04:34 PM

I am a trout Tailrace fisherman. So my most two usded flies are Comparaduns and a nymph I tie called the Copperhead. A close third is a fly I tie called the Loop Wing Dunn- a dynamite little dry emerger.

#58 jlsmithii

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Posted 07 September 2006 - 09:42 PM

hare's ear nymph or pheasant tail nymph. consistent go to flies.

unless a specific hatch is on and then dry fishing is much more fun.
Even a fish wouldn't get into trouble if he kept his mouth shut.

#59 Sarunas_St

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Posted 16 October 2006 - 06:14 AM


Now most I use classic wet flies,unfortunately there was not vote for wets,so I voted for nymphs smile.gif

#60 ted patlen

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Posted 16 October 2006 - 08:22 AM

trout.....emergers i fish then deep , in between and as a dry....

salt...simple buctails like bend backs or blondes