Steelhead season is upon us....what are some of your favorite flies?

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by Alexander, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. Dustin Bise

    Dustin Bise Active Member

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    here we go with some more stupid shit.... lol

    where is that popcorn icon
     
  2. Andrew Lawrence

    Andrew Lawrence Active Member

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    1. Black and blue Hobo Spey.

    2. Sol Duc Spey

    3. Blood on the Waters
     
  3. Be Jofus G

    Be Jofus G Banned or Parked

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    Wouldn't fly fishing indicate that you are fishing something that is imitating a bug?
     
  4. Luke77

    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    So when you're swinging a streamer, you're not fly fishing based on that logic.
     
  5. Be Jofus G

    Be Jofus G Banned or Parked

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    yep. I'm taking purist to a whole new level man. I'm only fishing size 8,235 fruit fly patterns.

    Jofus, putting the fly back into flyfishing. :rofl:
     
  6. Evan Burck

    Evan Burck Fudge Dragon

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    But that would imply that nymphing is fly fishing
     
  7. Be Jofus G

    Be Jofus G Banned or Parked

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    Of course it is. Here is my new criteria. If your fly looks like a bug, it's fly fishing. If your fly looks like the interior of a 1970's socal lowrider van.. its swinging.
     
  8. Evan Burck

    Evan Burck Fudge Dragon

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    And what if it looks like this:
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  9. Be Jofus G

    Be Jofus G Banned or Parked

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    It is a prooven scientific fact that fishing with beads is a cover that some "flyfishermen" use as an excuse to hang out in craft stores. Personally I think it's driven by an insatiable urge to crochet?
     
  10. Alexander

    Alexander Fishon

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    ha ha ha, yeah! :)
     
  11. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    BJG, the young attractive personal shopping assistant that I had my list visit to the craft store was amazing. Delightful, helpful and a good conversationalist, she and her perky self walked me around the newly re-arranged store for a half hour helping me find my fly tying and crafting needs. After that, her twin sister gave me a 10% discount for being an old guy with a funny ID card and a coupon for my 40% off my next visit. What is not to like about that.
     
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    Over the last few days I had reason to look in and remove a pattern from my late summer/fall steelhead fly box. Each time I pulled out a Spade to affix to my leader tippet. Couldn't have chosen another fly pattern if I'd wanted to.

    Sg
     
  13. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    In the winter time it was always lots of Rabbit. Three to four inches long was always the best. Black, Olive, Green, Burble. Lots of colors out there.
     
  14. Scott Behn

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    I'm only using W.Buggers!!!!!!
     
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