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Favorite Bugger Colors?

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Poll: What are your favorite colors for Wooly Buggers?

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#1 David Legg

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 03:03 AM

Those are the ones I like the best!
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#2 Gustav F.

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 08:27 AM

Nothing beats da' black punk.gif I just like it, looks the best to me and works well too.
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Posted 27 January 2010 - 09:16 AM

I tie 75% of my buggers in olive.
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Posted 27 January 2010 - 09:47 AM

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


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Posted 27 January 2010 - 10:04 AM

Olive w/ gold beadhead.
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Posted 27 January 2010 - 10:16 AM

My most productive one this year was an olive with a gold bead. Followed closely by purple with a gold cone.
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Posted 27 January 2010 - 10:28 AM

Olive, black, white, brown, purple, chartreuse & occasionally yellow. These are the only colors I use any more, but I do tie with different materials (chenille, yarn, estaz, etc.) & sometimes combination of these colors.

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 11:43 AM

Size 10 Brown Woolly Bugger

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 11:45 AM

olive! can represent virtually anything that swims or crawls.

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 12:37 PM

How could olive not be a choice in the poll?

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

#11 JohnP


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Posted 27 January 2010 - 12:40 PM

I voted for black (best for me for smallmouth) and purple (ditto for steelhead).

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 12:41 PM

I don't see Olive and Black up there---the classic coloring which is my favorite. punk.gif
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#13 FishyboY


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Posted 27 January 2010 - 06:04 PM

Olive-sculpins Black-Leeches White- Minnows....... what more do you need?
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Posted 27 January 2010 - 06:20 PM

QUOTE (smallieFanatic @ Jan 27 2010, 12:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't see Olive and Black up there---the classic coloring which is my favorite. punk.gif

black tail with a little flash, olive body, black hackle. I've caught everything I can think of in fresh water in the USA on that pattern. Not saying others aren't good, because just about every color and color combo will work, but black/olive/black is a confidence fly.

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#15 Cyprinid Carpio

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 06:35 PM

Size 10 olive bunny dubbing body, bunny fur tail, olive grizzly soft hen hackle, and a copper bead headbang.gif