summer runs. What flies should I buy

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  1. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    I've had great luck using solid red patterns for summer fish.
    Also consider tying up some marabou or bunny nightmares.
    SF
     
  2. Salmo_g

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    Please! That's "dirty ass nympher." Accuracy matters in things of such great importance. How do I know it's important, you ask? Because of the number of threads on this topic on WFF, that's how.

    Sg
     
  3. jake-e-boy

    jake-e-boy No mas

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    i originally wrote that but then took it out, for the children.....
     
  4. CLO

    CLO It's not the fly, you suck.

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    inb4 beads
     
  5. bankwalker

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    For the sake of starting a debate turning into argument. Let's say I did nymph. Aside from beads which I have a good selection of (center pin reference) what should I buy.
     
  6. CLO

    CLO It's not the fly, you suck.

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  7. DanielOcean

    DanielOcean Steelhead Virgin

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    Never mind. Apparently your not new to fly fishing so you shouldnt need any help.
     
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  8. bankwalker

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    CLO....I'm hardly new to fly fishing. If you can pull up stuff from piscatorial pursuits then you can also pull up stuff from this very website. Which I've been a member of since 2007.....I stopped fly fishing in 2010. Getting back into it now.

    nice try buddy
     
  9. 1morecast

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    For summer runs I would carry at least 3 differant sizes of any pattern. Buy them in size 2-6. Tied both full dress and low water style.
    Keep Swinging!!!!!!
     
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  10. CLO

    CLO It's not the fly, you suck.

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    Then you must be familiar with the search function of this website in the upper right corner.
     
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  11. CLO

    CLO It's not the fly, you suck.

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  13. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    Pat Stones in sizes 6-10, orange cone head nymph patterns in 6-10, nymphs in 6-12 tied with blue, I also use hares ears, prince nymphs, Amato Nymphs, and yes, I will throw glow but patterns as well, but to be honest with you I've certainly found where beads/egg patterns do not work as well as nymphs, more often than not to be honest.

    I will also nymph big swing patterns that fish will take dead drifted or swung at the end of an indicator drift. One of my personal keys is to continue to switch up patterns if I know fish are present. I think most of my success comes from making sure I fish where there are actually fish to be caught.
     
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  15. DanielOcean

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    I do not know what is more sad. The fact that I did not know what that meant or that I actually spent time on google figuring it out.