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aroostookbasser 01-21-2007 08:03 PM

Most Productive Flies
 
1. nymphs
2. Dries
3. wets
4. Streamers
5. none of the above

tie one on 01-22-2007 11:26 AM

Re: Most Productive Flies
 
If I had a favorite I would say it is a Nymph. I findI use them more often. If after trout I usually usea two fly tandem rig with some type of small nymphoff the back of a bigger dry.If after smallies I will use a larger nymph or some typeof streamer.Mostly I guess it depends on what species I am after &when. (spring, summer, etc.)Tie One On

Joni 01-22-2007 12:09 PM

Re: Most Productive Flies
 
Rivers are nymphs (Copper Johns being the most productive) Stillwater, Leeches (the Haslem Chub or Crayfish pattern or Gartside's Soft Hackle)

aroostookbasser 01-23-2007 12:41 PM

Re: Most Productive Flies
 
here we prefer pheasant tails and Slim Jim's/ mosquitoes

BigCliff 01-24-2007 09:50 AM

Re: Most Productive Flies
 
I probably catch more fish on wets than any other, though streamers come in a close second. I also fish wets in more ways that other flies. I will fish them upstream as an emerger, swung downstream, in tandem with other larger flies, and even down deep in a bounce nymphing rig.

Frank Whiton 01-24-2007 11:28 AM

Re: Most Productive Flies
 
On big tail waters it has to be nymphs. I fish a lot with a big dry fly as an indicator and a weighted nymph as a dropper. Most fish will take the nymph but I have caught three 5lb rainbows on the dry fly. Two on a hopper and one on a big old red humpy. During the summer of 2005 at the Texas Hole on the San Juan I hooked a monster trout on a tiny nymph but could not keep it on. It was the biggest trout I have see on the San Juan. Frank

aroostookbasser 01-28-2007 08:16 AM

Re: Most Productive Flies
 
Any salmon trollers......streamer flies.

troutmagnet 02-22-2007 07:32 PM

Re: Most Productive Flies
 
Crackleback, Olive Woolly Bugger, Parachute Adams, Parachute BWO, Black Ant, Tan Midge

Jakeway 02-22-2007 08:02 PM

Re: Most Productive Flies
 
Not only do I catch most of my fish on steamers, 90% of them are on Wooly Buggers or Clouser Minnows. Of course, most of the fish I catch are either bluegills, bass, or in the winter, skipjack. I only fish trout a couple times a year, though this year I hope to increase that 4 fold.

madriverbrown 03-07-2007 11:00 PM

Re: Most Productive Flies
 
PT's and Buggers.


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