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Favorite Bugger Colors?


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Poll: What are your favorite colors for Wooly Buggers?

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#16 letumgo

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 07:10 PM

The color depends on what I am fishing for. Brown, black, and olive are all very successful. However if I am going for steelhead, I have a lot of confidence in bright colors (orange, white, and chartreuse). I tye a special version just for steelhead (sherbet bugger).

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#17 Jeremy Parker

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 08:35 PM

My favorate depends on what I'm fishing for;

Steelhead spring mixed Dubbing (50%black 10%blue 10%orange 10%brown,10%Pearlsent,10%red)
Tail Black/blue and hackle Blue in the spring with the high water been know to tie this on waddington shanks 1.5in

The next one I use the most is white dubbing white tail and a red hackle. Also tie these on waddington shanks sometimes for gar.

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#18 Driftless6

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 12:45 AM

Olive and Brown buggers headbang.gif



#19 David Legg

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 02:42 AM

QUOTE (Driftless6 @ Jan 28 2010, 01:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Olive and Brown buggers headbang.gif



Awesome image! headbang.gif
The great thing about catch & release is that the fish can live to grow even larger.
In fact, I've known some fish to grow quite a bit larger before the fisherman even returned home
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#20 David Legg

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 02:45 AM

QUOTE (Jaydub @ Jan 27 2010, 01:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How could olive not be a choice in the poll?

My two favorites are all black and oilve with burnt orange tail and hackle.


Doh!!!!
I meant to list Green/Olive as a choice. That's what I get for rearranging the choices over and over. I wonder what else I forgot. Sorry!
The great thing about catch & release is that the fish can live to grow even larger.
In fact, I've known some fish to grow quite a bit larger before the fisherman even returned home
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#21 BigDaddyHub

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 01:56 PM

black and olive for smallies and trout....white and white/pink for whites and hybrids....
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#22 David Legg

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 11:23 PM

QUOTE (letumgo @ Jan 27 2010, 08:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The color depends on what I am fishing for. Brown, black, and olive are all very successful. However if I am going for steelhead, I have a lot of confidence in bright colors (orange, white, and chartreuse). I tye a special version just for steelhead (sherbet bugger).

Sherbet_Bugger.JPG


That is a very cool interpretation of the bugger! Nice!
The great thing about catch & release is that the fish can live to grow even larger.
In fact, I've known some fish to grow quite a bit larger before the fisherman even returned home
.

#23 Pat M

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Posted 29 January 2010 - 08:48 AM

Brown Mohair has my vote! tongue.gif

#24 maddog48

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Posted 29 January 2010 - 02:44 PM

Peacock body for me with a webby brown saddle hackle and a brown over rust marabou tail worked the best.


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#25 Olefish

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Posted 31 January 2010 - 05:44 PM

QUOTE (JoeFish @ Jan 27 2010, 09:16 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I tie 75% of my buggers in olive.

I will go with Joe, I like the olive headbang.gif hands down.

#26 EdMauss

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Posted 07 February 2010 - 01:59 PM

Most defintely Olive!

If you are walking upto a trout stream for the first time in the south you need to have (3) three things:

1. Bug Spray
2. Fly Rod
3. Olive Bugger

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#27 David Legg

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 09:59 PM

QUOTE (EdMauss @ Feb 7 2010, 02:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Most defintely Olive!

If you are walking upto a trout stream for the first time in the south you need to have (3) three things:

1. Bug Spray
2. Fly Rod
3. Olive Bugger

laugh.gif


I skip the bug spray.
The great thing about catch & release is that the fish can live to grow even larger.
In fact, I've known some fish to grow quite a bit larger before the fisherman even returned home
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#28 Stippled Popper

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 10:06 PM

Braided Peacock Herl under Grizzly!

#29 David Legg

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 10:09 PM

QUOTE (Stippled Popper @ Feb 18 2010, 11:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Braided Peacock Herl under Grizzly!


Uhhh... when you say braided, do you actually braid it? I've spun peacock herl, I've seen it as a wire brush, but I've never seen it braided.
The great thing about catch & release is that the fish can live to grow even larger.
In fact, I've known some fish to grow quite a bit larger before the fisherman even returned home
.

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 12:36 AM

QUOTE (flyfishingwright @ Jan 27 2010, 09:47 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (JoeFish @ Jan 27 2010, 06:16 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I tie 75% of my buggers in olive.

Same.

diddo..black and olive for me 90% of the time.With the other 10% being brown.
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