What are everyones go-to searching flies? in Fly Fishing Posted August 28, 2016 · Report reply trout: #1 is pheasant tail nymph in size 12. #2 and 3 are black crystal bugger or black nosed dace tied clouser style. bass: #1 is white baitfish, #2 would probably be a crawfish or just plain ole' popper. Especially this time of year, though, I add a letort cricket to the menu. I've been having tremendous results with it.