favorite fly of the year???

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  1. Dave Evans

    Dave Evans Active Member

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    Soft hackles. Had one week on my favorite cutthroat stream in N. ID. where I caught six that went 16-18" and all were on soft hackle droppers. More support for the blind squirrel theory! I usually do not catch that many nice cutthroats in a summer.
     
  2. Codioos

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    I never use the wulff, but this year the CDA was hot for it. That is my fly for the year too.
     
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  3. Eric Denny

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

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    I haven't used it that much until this year either but it worked great there and on the joe I did pretty good with it. I don't know why?? Glad to see I wasn't the only one who had luck with it and we still need to get out and fish together!
     
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    I am usually a stimulator junkie on those rivers. But the fish were keyed in on bettles and mayflies, and that's why I decided to tie the wulff on. Speaking of, have you tried a beatle yet? Or black ant?
     
  5. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I have no idea what is my favorite fly. I haven't been out for almost two months. It's like it's Murphy's Law, what will go wrong did
     
  6. Eric Denny

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

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    I have as a second fly a couple times. But not as a main fly.
     
  7. wichaka

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    This was the year for the tan EHC. One time out I stood in the same spot for over 2 hours, and very rarely did not get something on.
     
  8. troutpounder

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    purple haze man!! I cant help it.... trout love purple
     
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  9. wichaka

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    They also like a nice shade of mauve too!
     
  10. Slate Run

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    Another vote for soft hackles -- currently BWO #18-24 using (get this) Starling as the soft hackle.
     
  11. mtgreenheads

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    Chernobyl chubbies, again. Big one, all sorts of normal and/or weird combos I like to tie.
     

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