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Old 05-10-2012, 11:42 AM
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Default 4 Must have flys

OK.... Fishing season is in full swing & you want to be a minimalist. Your going after trout. What 4 Flys are a must to have on your patch.
Mine would be
Streamer: Black Ghost
Nymph: Hares ear
Dry: Adams
Wild card: Ant
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:45 AM
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It's good to have you posting again Neil

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Parachute hare's ear
Foam beetle
yellow humpy
Pheasant tail nymph
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Default Re: 4 Must have flys

-1) Simplified PT Nymph #14

-2) Partridge & Yellow #14

-3) Peacock Bugger #8

-4) Egg-laying Caddis #14
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Adams
Muddler Minnow
Elk Hair Caddis
Pheasanttail Beadhead
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Default Re: 4 Must have flys

black foam beetle.
black Ostrich Herl Leech. (Clouser style.)
olive Hares Ear
black/olive stonefly nymph ( my own)

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1. Pheasant Tail Nymph
2. Black wolly bugger
3. Adams dry fly
4. Soft Hackle Hares Ear
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Usual
Hornberg
Peacock and Partridge
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Default Re: 4 Must have flys

1. PT soft-hackle (fished in film, swung in current or nymphed w/ split shot)
2. Muddler Minnow (streamer or hopper)
3. Emergent Sparkle Pupa
4. parachute...I can't decide...o alright - Adams!
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Chartreuse bunny leech
Copper John
Mosquito
Adult dragon fly Pattern I came up with
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