Whats your favorite Fly

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  1. Builder

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    Spencer Higa's SOS in a #18 or #20, dropped off a Purple Haze. I can fish this rig for months in Montana.
     
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    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    Builder is all over it... like a rat on a cheeto... or a brown on a Para Purple Haze!
     
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    "rat on a cheeto"... Made me chuckle out loud...my wife asked who I was talking to.
     
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    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    No. Two Flies, Both sinking flies. A SJW as the upper and the Zebra as bottom.
     
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    Jimmy legs! Copper john is a close second
     
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    Brookie_Hunter aka Dave Hoover

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    orangeradish 1/2 an Ira

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    Chubby chernobyl. Any color, any size. It shouldn't work, but it does. Often.
     
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    Size 16 parachute adams. I agree that it is usually easier to catch large fish below the surface, so I don't fish it as often as other flies, but when they are hitting on the surface it's hard to find a better all around productive fly. Nothing like catching trout on dries.
     
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    Chris Johnson Member: Native Fish Society

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    The one in the corner of the fishes jaw
     
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    There are a few that I rotate but I normally start with a Leggy Stimulator
     
  11. Eric Denny

    Eric Denny Summer is over but I'm still fishing!!

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    Wow we only got a couple pic's I guess some of the readers feel like this is talking about there favorite spot and if they say what there favorite fly is then they might be giving up to much information.lol
     
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    pdev Salmon On the Fly

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    Bead head Prince Nymph with Leapord rubber legs
     
  13. Eric Denny

    Eric Denny Summer is over but I'm still fishing!!

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    Who that one of the first nymph I have seen for someones favorite.
     
  14. Rick Todd

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    I have to disagree about dry flies and big fish (at the right time!) Here is a cutthroat from the Yak this spring on a Amy's Ant floater
    Ricky on the Yak 007.jpg

    and here is a nice bow from the Missouri last October on a black foam beetle
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    and this bad boy took a Moorish hopper on the Methow in July a few years ago
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  15. McNasty

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    ive seen that methow pic before rick, amazing fish. since about 80% of my fishing for the year is dry flies for big westslopes my favorite fly ever is a tie between a chubby chernoble with a dirty yellow under body and a sparkly gold butt and a size 16 purple haze. other than those any bigass bushy foam dry gets my vote.