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Old 03-29-2012, 12:40 AM
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Default Re: Favorite flies for mountain streams?

I don't get too concerned with color on my mountain streams here in VA - light and dark usually covers it. For mayflies I like parachutes, so I carry light and dark ones in various sizes. Lately, I've been infatuated with tying and fishing parawulff patterns.

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I also always have some light and dark stimis in 12s and 14s and light and dark EHC in various sizes.

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Don't forget about nymphs for those days when they just aren't looking up. Standard nymphs like pheasant tails and hare's ears are good but you should have some stoneflies too.

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And since I'm southern, I always carry a few tellico nymphs.

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And some prince nymphs.

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But the number one producing "nymph" on mountain streams for me has always been the green weenie. Wouldn't leave home without a few for a day in the SNP.

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That should about cover it.
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