Favorite Steelhead Pattern

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  1. oldfish

    oldfish New Member

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    I'm about to travel out west and was interested in hearing your thoughts about the best flies to start tying this year. Thanks!
     
  2. Steelie Mike

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    It changes every year, but this winter it is an Intruder on a Waddington Shank. Last year is was a Blue Moon Bunny tube fly and in the fall it is always a caballero.
     
  3. Jeff Hale

    Jeff Hale B.I.G.F.F.

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    bunnies in any color, as long as it's black.
     
  4. Brandon S

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    Theres a very good chance yours is the only fly shes ever seen.
     
  5. Keith Hixson

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    Skunk, Polar Shrimp, Brad's Brat, Bunny Leeches (Black, Hot Orange)

    K.
     
  6. Zen Piscator

    Zen Piscator Supporting wild steelhead, gravel to gravel.

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    Rubber legged copper john, size 6 shrimp hook. Money baby.
     
  7. Big Tuna

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    Blue Moon :thumb:
     
  8. Ringlee

    Ringlee Doesn't care how you fish Moderator

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    Intruder
     
  9. ssickle1

    ssickle1 Slow and Low

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    brown a leach. small.
     
  10. YAKIMA

    YAKIMA AKA: Gregory Mine

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    Black G.P.
     
  11. Mike Danahy

    Mike Danahy @#)$%# river otters!

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  12. Panhandle

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    I can't just pick one because of different conditions. But my dark proflile would be coal car and my light would be a Skykomish sunrise.
     
  13. Whitey

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    It used to be a G.P. But this winter its the Skagit minnow. And I can't forget the "Poewns Special". I like lots o' flies, I fish mass different shit, but I seem to only catch fish on the Pwoens Special. From the Ronde to the Sauk, that fly is money in the bank. Its like crack for steelies. I believe there are photos on the site somewhere?

    YT:cool:
     
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    Bunnies!!!
     
  15. Sloan Craven

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    Anything that looks psychadelic, with lots of purple and flurescent orange.