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Old 08-31-2010, 09:19 AM
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A friend of mine gave me a whole box full of dry trout flies he won at some kind of party in the Adirondacks. I'm happy as they seem to be really nice quality flies but I have no idea what any of them are. He said they are North eastern Trout flies and that's all he was told when he won them. How can I figure out what some of these fly's are? A lot of them look like mayflies.

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Old 08-31-2010, 09:33 AM
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Hi Joe,
First off, welcome to the forum.
It's kind of hard for my old eyes to see what you have here. Can you repost the pic so we can expand it?

I think we have enough folks here who will be able to tell you what flies you have, we just need to be able to see them. It looks to me like you have some classic wet fly patterns in there, and.....
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Old 08-31-2010, 09:56 AM
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I can take a better pic when I gett home with my camera and make it nice and large so you can see. Theres a few wet flies that I recognize but mostly dry.
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Old 08-31-2010, 09:58 AM
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I agree with fysh'. Tried to see with my old eyes. Even got the magnifying glass. Look like "wets" but can't see enough to be sure.
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Hi & welcome to the group,

The easiest way I can think of would be to visit the Orvis on line catalog and go to Fly Selection and look at the North Eastern flies. This will probably solve the mystery.

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on the forum...as I'm older than Fysh....it's even harder for me to see what you've got here
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Old 08-31-2010, 05:36 PM
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Ok heres some better pics

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Okay, maybe I'm wrong...

I hope I am....

That looks suspiciously like the "dry fly value pack" I once purchased at Wal Mart

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Okay, maybe I'm wrong...

I hope I am....

That looks suspiciously like the "dry fly value pack" I once purchased at Wal Mart

Say it isn't so!!
YES!!!! I was thinking the same thing. When I was first getting into fly fishing I purchased several of those packets. Actually caught quite a few fish on them too. Im glad Im not the only one who saw that.
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Old 09-01-2010, 08:27 AM
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I wouldn't doubt that's where it came from, like I said it was a door price at an adirondack fundraiser.

so what do I have here fellas?
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