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Old 02-26-2008, 05:50 PM
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Hay all you flyfishermen,, you know who you areWhat is your favorite fly and in what size,,,Mine would have to be a DD-40 in brown size 20,,,I have cought more trout on this fly than anything else,,from a 10" to a 28" 7lb trout,,,I like a rs2 in size 20-22 also
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Old 02-27-2008, 02:16 PM
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this question is way to broad for me.

river trout i use a 4 or 5/6 wt
small stream i use a 1-4 wt
pond largemouth i like a 5/6 weight
panfish same as trout

there are too many flies i like, but i like to use a stonefly or a booger trailed by a some soft hackle or other dropper

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Old 03-03-2008, 06:42 AM
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Hornsberg Special, any size will do.
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Old 03-03-2008, 08:59 AM
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I do a lot of stream/pond wet fly fishing in New Hampshire.

My 2 absolute favorites that are always my 'go-to' flies:

When using streamers...Joe's Smelt.
Wet fly: (Beaded) Hare's Ear Nympth....or Pheasant Tail.

I have used Gray Ghosts, Quill Gordons a lot but none compare to the two above.
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Old 03-10-2008, 05:47 PM
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all time favorite...black bead head wooley bugger..i think size 6? as well as bead head pheasant tails and princes. im no expert , hell i can barely cast but these work well for all species
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Old 03-12-2008, 08:15 AM
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My favorite nymph is an olive bead head hare's ear in #14... It is absolutely deadly... Second choice would be either a bead head prince in # 14 or a pheasant tail in 14 or 16....

My favorite dry fly is whatever is hatching and the trout are eating......

In lack of a hatch, it's a tossup...When fishing the water and observing no hatches, I fish either an Adams or a brown hackle peacock, both in size 14...

I don't fish streamers much, but have done well on occasion on wooly buggers...

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Old 03-14-2008, 03:01 PM
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Lafontaine's sparkle pupa and rusty spinner.

I can't devulge my favorite streamer as it is becoming too popular as it is
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Old 03-14-2008, 05:09 PM
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Catatonic leech, SJW, Evil Weevil, Hare's Ear, Chronomid are my favs
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Old 03-15-2008, 08:54 AM
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I like the haresear nymph as well as a peacock tied nymph.. No beaded eyes but some lead wire tied in them to help sink them down some.

Dry flies one of the ones I like best is the royal coachman as well as some others mentioned here.

Streamers one of the best ones I like is a red and white maribou as well as gray and black gosts. Also a few i tie myself that has no name to them, they are just something that I came up with.
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Old 03-15-2008, 11:44 AM
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Here's a pic of some of my fav's

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