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Old 01-20-2009, 06:27 PM
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Hello I am a new member and new to fly Fishing. I fly fished when I was younger a little down at the lake. I have a 7 rod and use #5 line. I do a lot of trout fishing but now I am trying my hand at fly fishing. I will be needing HELP or advice I am sure.
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Well ya came to the right place, alot of good folks here that now what they are talking about. Welcome
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Thank you looking for some waders Any help on what kind?
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Thank you looking for some waders Any help on what kind?
I was just telling someone else that my wife, son and I have been useing Cabelas Dry-Plus for a little over a year now and really like them. Built in gravel guards, inside chest pocket and only around 100.
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That is a somewhat touchy subject. BREATHABLES, but I think everyone has their preference. For me it is Orvis, Simm's and William Joseph.

Boots, I have often thought that the waders with the boot attached would be nice, but if one wears out faster than the other, you have to replace both.
I also think FELT SOLES are going by the way side. To the point they COULD be outlawed in the future.
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I will need some help on what flies to use and when. Like just got started fly fishing. Thank you for all the help so far. I think will be a good forum for Info.
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I hope we can help. Have you caught anything on a fly yet?
Do you just Target just Trout?
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I will need some help on what flies to use and when. Like just got started fly fishing. Thank you for all the help so far. I think will be a good forum for Info.
Well its hard to tell you what flies to use without knowing what you fish you are chasing, but a box of wooly buggers in diffrent sizes and clolors are always a good strating place. Those flies will catch anything that swims man.
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YES! Woollies, Haresears, Prince (bead, and no bead) Pheasant Tails (bead, no bead and flashbacks) Copper Johns. Then Dries, Griffith Gnats and Adams.
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