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Old 01-06-2013, 05:21 PM
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Default Whats your favorite pattern to tie?

With the addition of my 8wt rod to my arsenal I have been on a tying frenzy lately. So it got me to thinking...

Whats your favorite pattern to tie?
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Default Re: Whats your favorite pattern to tie?

That's really a harder question than I thought at first. I know my favorite patterns to fish are no my favorites to tie. Now I'm racking my brain for a decision on a favorite to tie, but I'm thinking I don't have a favorite, just many favorites. I'll keep thinking on it, though.
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Default Re: Whats your favorite pattern to tie?

Great question. If I were to have to answer with a specific fly pattern, I'd really have to put some thought into it. One of the things I like about tying is that it is an excellent filler of time between fishing seasons.

Like now, my steelhead boxes are stocked well enough, so I'm inventorying the trout boxes, materials and thinking of spring creek trout. As that season goes forward, it's onto some smallmouth flies and then onto steelhead flies.

That said, I guess my favorite pattern is the one I'm tying and anticipating using with good company.
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Default Re: Whats your favorite pattern to tie?

Don't know about fav. pattern. But I do enjoy tying saltwater flies more than dry, wet, or other freshwater flies. It might be that I really enjoy saltwater fishing more even though I fish freshwater 70% of the time. I know this I hate it when I have to tie anything under a size 14....
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For me. they are dries. the Pale Morning Dun.
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Streamers and more specifically my own pattern creations. Find tying to be more relaxing if I am creating instead of copying.

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Default Re: Whats your favorite pattern to tie?

Don't really have a favourite, but a couple of Caddid patterns come to mind. The Sedgehog and the International Hopper. Still there are many others I enjoy.
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Yeah....I cannot answer that question...the kind on a hook?
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Default Re: Whats your favorite pattern to tie?

As Kerry has said I also don't have any Favourites,however I don't mind Tying The Flies I catch Fish on & like everyone else we all Tie Flies we frequently use & catch Fish on.
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14 parachute hare's ear... no wait, an 18 olive sparkle dun... or maybe a 14 red humpy... I can't decide
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