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Poll: what is your favorite category of flies?

what is your favorite category of flies?

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#31 cornmuse


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Posted 27 March 2006 - 08:32 AM

I can't vote! You didn't put in soft hackles!!! baby.gif

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Posted 17 May 2010 - 03:03 PM

Fishing: Strippin Streamers!!

Tying: Whatever the mood that day.
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Posted 17 May 2010 - 03:40 PM

Like Cheri my favorite fly to fish is a streamer....stripped.

For tying I really like Nymphs and Soft-hackles.
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Posted 18 May 2010 - 02:43 AM

I favorite fly for aesthetic reasons are the mayfly patterns....fishing flies...I would have to go with streamers (since poppers aren't a choice).
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Posted 18 May 2010 - 11:34 AM

Since iam just starting out i would have to say dry flys right now.

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Posted 18 May 2010 - 01:32 PM

to fish would be a nymph. to tie a stonefly nothing better than a little beef!
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Posted 24 May 2011 - 12:23 PM

Soft hackles and flymphs.

#38 Johny Utah

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 05:49 PM

Nymphs for both tying and fishing.

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Posted 30 June 2011 - 05:32 AM

I like the streamer. The size and motion that a streamer can give is like a dance in the water.



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#40 Chase Creek

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Posted 30 July 2011 - 06:15 AM

Didn't vote - I really like soft-hackles, especially old patterns.
Like to tie them, and they still catch fish.
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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:16 AM

Nymphs for tying and fishing only because most of my fish come on nymphs or attractors. Drys produce few fish but the shear visual enjoyment is hard to pass up.
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Posted 23 August 2012 - 07:22 PM

Couldn't vote either. For tying my favorite is the last fly of an order! Recently I've been tying a lot of traditional wet flies and "modernising" them. For fishing I tie a lot of still water dry flies. The fly of the season has been the Bibio Sedgehog, if it hasn't caught the fish it has drawn the fish to the other flies on the cast.

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Posted 25 August 2012 - 03:15 AM

Tying: softies
Fishing: the one catching
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Posted 29 August 2012 - 06:04 AM

I voted nymphs. I have been tying now for 3 years and find them to be varied enough to be interesting, materials realtively affordable, and fun to fish.

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 07:29 PM

I voted streamers... Bucktails, muddlers, and wooley buggers.

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