favorite steelhead flys for nymphing

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by rainshadow1, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. Olive bugger

    Olive bugger Active Member

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    Ahhhh yes, a PINK WOOLY BUGGER.

    Depends on the depth of the pool you are fishing.
     
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    rory Go Outside

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    Haha. Trout beads. Pass me the popcorn.
     
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    cb3fish Banned or Parked

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    Don't forget about the Black boss.
     
  5. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    A guide I know and trust had me and another fisherman field testing some of his new steelhead nymphs. They are money for sure. Sorry, no pics allowed, no descriptions. I can say that I spent a chunk of time tying up a load of them so that I'd have plenty the next outing.
     
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    Well thanks for chiming in there Edward!
     
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    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    For two years I've kept it quiet...I could be bribed.
     
  8. PT

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    Meet me in Kingston tonight with a dozen or two of your favorites and I'll be nice to you for a month? My terms are somewhat negotiable..:)
     
  9. Ian Broadie

    Ian Broadie Flyfishing is so "Metal"

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    I like a hot pink bead head Pat's Stone with a dropper of sorts... but I usually fish that riggin' from a center pin as nymphing for steelhead on a flyrod is not a whole lot of fun for me.
     
  10. PT

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    Ed, thanks for the recipe. Is this close?

    ;)

    Eds steelhead nymph.jpg
     
  11. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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    money bug, skunk, green butt skunk, thor, dean river lantern, kaufman's stone, wooly worm, bunny fly, alaskabou, wooly bugger, montana nymph, bitch creek, etc.
     
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    Wiggle Stone Flies
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    Caught on the yellow variant
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  13. gearhead

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    I dunno whats worse, throwing out a bead or throwing out a rig with three flies on it like something a russian might do. :rolleyes:
     
  14. Jeremy Floyd

    Jeremy Floyd fly fishing my way through life

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    I did not take the time to read this entire thread. Here is my input for any river in Wa.

    (SUMMER)
    Double beadhead body Golden Stonefly with rubber legs, Beaded Black Stone with rubber legs (has like 5% red and blue dubbing worked into the black dubbing), Beadhead Assassin, Copper Herniator.. I caught the most steelhead on those nymphs over the last few years. Clients caught the most too using them amongst the myriad of flies they tried while fishing with me.

    (WINTER)
    beads.. they just work for everything
     
  15. Thomas Williams

    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    That might actually work :cool: HaHa