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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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#91 smalltownfisherman

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 12:23 PM

I fish my own patterns for bluegill. biggrin.gif

Most of them are nymphs though.
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#92 smallieFanatic

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 06:42 PM

I fish nymphs around 60% of the time, but I really like to fish dries also.
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#93 redietz

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 05:31 PM

I use wet flies almost exclusively, but they're not even a choice.

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#94 tye2fly

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Posted 14 February 2009 - 03:57 PM

definitely dry flies, adams wulff alot or adams parachute. but many others too.
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#95 tye2fly

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Posted 17 February 2009 - 12:30 PM

mainly fish trout so i use alot of dry flies

May the holes in your net be no larger than the fish in it.

#96 iso18

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Posted 18 February 2009 - 03:03 AM

QUOTE (vices @ Aug 31 2004, 11:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Dries, whenever givin the choice... more than half the time i fish I would say... something about dry fly fishing that gets my blood movin.. rockon.gif

I hear you on that.When i see them breaking the surface.its hard for me not to fish the top of the water column.
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#97 skyphix

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Posted 18 February 2009 - 03:13 PM

Streamers worked actively (not swung) unless I see fish rising or am tired of the same 'ol thing. Species doesn't seem to matter.
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#98 flyguy2112

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 11:50 PM

Clouser Minnows



#99 pike man

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 08:47 AM

Streamers, streamers, and more streamers. Bass and pike really love to hit them.



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Posted 17 April 2013 - 08:51 AM

one of my favorite rigs is a hopper dropper, dryfly combined with a small nymph.



#101 nicktrap

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:40 PM

i voted dry flies but usually fish emergers, my favorite being a Quigley cripple or some variation of it using CDC.

#102 Will K

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 07:23 AM

Tough one.  It's close.  I'd say I go through phases both tying and fishing where I use lots of a specific fly or style of fly.

 

Historically, nymph's, and streamer or wet fly variations were my favorite, and though I'd fish known patterns, most often it was a "version" of my own. 

 

The last few years I've fished a lot more dries, and for whatever reason, this past winter my tying was drawn to patterns with a long history.  Some I've used for years, some I've only just started to mess with for whatever random reason.  I've just found simplicity and comfort in tying what's been tied for decades and have enjoyed it.

 

I guess it's hard to dial this in the more I think about it...



#103 flyguy2112

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 05:47 PM

Clousers, wooly bugger, poppers. We fish for bass, striper, pickerel

#104 Hellgrammite

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Posted 31 May 2013 - 08:42 PM

Necro, wow.

 

Cool thread anyway. Little hendrickson and PT nymphs for me.


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#105 Wavey1988

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 10:26 AM

Nymphs mostly. Montana nymphs have been particularly good to me lately. 

 

But I have a couple lure patterns I like. Cats whiskers. particularly a variation with a hot orange bead head