Ok what are your top .....

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  1. Steve Saville

    Steve Saville Active Member

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    Check out the step by step section of the fly tying forum. Partrige an Orange and Partrige and Peacock can be found there.
     
  2. Porter

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    Top 5 for catching fish ;)
    1. leech*
    2. leech*
    3. leech*
    4. leech*
    5. leech*

    * colors and sizes are based on many things...water, clarity. weather, etc.
     
  3. Lue Taylor

    Lue Taylor Lue Taylor/dbfly

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    First fly that works simple
     
  4. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    As old as I am I only need these few flies. I have since narrowed it down to those few. But I do carry a few more flies with me. You can never tell what will work and what won't.
     
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  5. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Member: Native Fish Society

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    Steelhead: ( honorable mention for a Mac's Canyon)
    1. Sol Duc Spey
    2. Something black & blue
    3. Something black & orange
    4. Something black and purple
    5. Greased liner

    Stream trout:

    1. Soft hackle
    2. Stimulator
    3. Hopper
    4. Pheasant tail
    5. Snake river muddler
     
  6. Dan Nelson

    Dan Nelson Hiker, Fisher, Writer, Bum

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    Like the original poster, I'm a small stream/river dry fly enthusiast myself (though I'll cast a line in any fishy water).

    But, maybe because I've been doing this for 30+ years, my list looks more old school.

    1. Royal Wulff (a can't be beat go-to attractor that's been around since 1929)
    2. Elk Hair Caddis
    3. Orange (or green) Stimulator
    4. Adams / Parachute Adams
    5. Green or yellow Humpy
     
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  7. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I like these choices. But for fall on the Ruby a red Stimulator works very good.
     
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  8. Kyle Smith

    Kyle Smith DBA BozoKlown406

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    Try the Clark Fork in early July at 10pm. It's an amazing sight when 24" rainbows pounce on caddisflies right before dark. An EHC skated across and down gets lots of hits but hookups are tough.
     
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  9. Stew McLeod

    Stew McLeod aka BigMac

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    Hmm, top five. Since I spend most of my time on the Cedar and forks of the Sno:

    - BWO
    - EHC
    - PMD
    - orange stimi
    - GRHE (my dropper of choice)