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    What are some pretty simple and easy flies to tie for trout that seem to produce?

  • #2
    You probably need to check to see what is hatching in your area at certain times of the year, but I have had good luck with:
    Royal coachman
    Caddis Fly (elk hair)
    Emergers
    and my personal favorite- Bead-Headed Wooly Boogers


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    • #3
      Really easy patterns:

      San Juan Worm (works best at high cfs)
      Ant or Beetle
      Any Midges (only thing hard is the small size, but very simple and effecti

      Google Charlie Craven, he has a great tutorial on a LOT of flies

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      • #4
        The green weenee is a very good fly that is easy to tie and I caught a 20in+ Rainbow on.

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        • #5
          pretty hard to beat the woolly bugger, either in black or olive. very simple to tie, very effective on everything that swims

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          • #6
            pretty hard to beat the woolly bugger, either in black or olive. very simple to tie, very effective on everything that swims

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            • #7
              anybody no some good steelhead patterns for great lakes

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              • #8
                I copied a wet fly pattern from Outdoor Life in the late 60's called the "Devil Bug". ( I have since lost the pattern but would like to hear from any one that has it) and this fly was remarlable in the waters of western North Carolina. When nothing else-even bait would not work-this one did. Jim

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