Fly size at Pass Lake?

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  1. Theron

    Theron Active Member

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    I will be vacationing in the area in MId-September and want to tie up some wooly buggers, leeches etc for a day of fishing at Pass Lake. What are some good hook sizes? I was thinking of black, olive and some blood leech for colors.
     
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    I like a sz. 8. Makes for a good minnow. I've used bigger, for big leaches and things like that, but I think my hookup ratio is better with a size 8 hook.
     
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    nwtroutguy The Tug Is The Drug

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    I regularly use a size 12 leech and it works well. It is a little early to start throwing the bigger stuff. That will come a little later in the fall. Look at the size of the fathead minnows in the lake and you will get a good comparison. Yellow and white work sometimes, but generally at that lake,, it tends to be a more subdued color like black/maroon, dirty olive and a dirty tan.
     
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    Thanks for the replies. I generally use size 10 - 14 for pan fish so I should have a pretty good supply already on hand. Here in Nebraska most any color will work as long as it is black. I will tie up a few olives and tans. The blood leech simi-seal works pretty good here too depending on the time of year.
     
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    Scott Salzer previously micro brew

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    Can you say white?
     
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    gabe0430 Banned or Parked

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    I use with good luck any size 10-12 olive feathery streamer...leech, Hale Bop, WB etc on a sinking line.
    Chronomids are also all the rage on that lake, dangle them one foot of the bottom.
     

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