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Old 03-08-2010, 04:06 PM
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Default Which 5 wet flies?

I am starting to stock up for summer time, and am going to put some wet flies in my arsenal for this summer. I really don't know where to start with them, so suggestions would be nice. I'll be in western wyoming, fishing for browns, bows, cutts, and the occasional whitefish. give me your 5 best wet flies. thanks.
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the wet flies i fish most are:

Prince nymphs
tan and green scuds
pheasant tails
grey, green, and black hairs ears
green, red, copper, brassies

in that order ass most used to least used of the five. i have found that those all work all over the place so i am sure that those will do go for you in wyoming
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hares ear, light cahill, partridge and orange, partridge and olive, and a picket pin will cover the basics.

AB Fisher- some of those flies are nymphs not wets. (brassie,prince nymph, scuds,pheasant tails) I think he wants standard wets to swing..
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hares ear, light cahill, partridge and orange, partridge and olive, and a picket pin will cover the basics.

AB Fisher- some of those flies are nymphs not wets. (brassie,prince nymph, scuds,pheasant tails) I think he wants standard wets to swing..
oh duh yeah i must be a natural blond or something i obviously was not thinking to bright
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No problem dude. we all get those senior moments. lol
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I like sandfly's selections, but I might add a dark cahill, the black gnat and one fly I'm never without, the peacock and partridge

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maybe the Hornberg too
I think of it as a streamer, but I guess it's really a wet.... or maybe it's a dry

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yup, already do quite a bit of nymphing, looking to do some wet and soft hackle fishing, i've heard it will only increase my fish catching.
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Default Re: Which 5 wet flies?

The first fly I caught trout on out west was a yellow and grizz wet fly
yellow floss body
gold wire rib
red hackle tail
grizzly hackle
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I like sandfly's selections, but I might add a dark cahill, the black gnat and one fly I'm never without, the peacock and partridge

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That's got to be one of the best. Got the two materials that look the best, IMO, peacock , and partridge. Got to tie some of those. What size?
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That's got to be one of the best. Got the two materials that look the best, IMO, peacock , and partridge. Got to tie some of those. What size?
Whoops didn't mean to hijack. I just got excited.
I tie and fish the peacock and partridge to match the emergence of the zebra caddis. A dominant hatch on my home river. Size 12

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