Troutnut.com Fly Fishing for Trout Home
User Password
or register.
Scientific name search:

> > Egg Patterns right or wrong??, Page 3

BippieDecember 19th, 2010, 6:46 pm
Altoona, PA

Posts: 25
If you're going to be a real purist then you shouldn't eat eggs either!! But if you eat eggs you shouldn't deny the trout theirs.... even if it is a fake! ;-)
ShantiDecember 20th, 2010, 4:05 am
Sweden

Posts: 95
Haha! Good one Bippie!
As a matter of fact I dont eat eggs, Im a vegetarian.
I dont mind trout eating them, altough I wont disturb them while theyre at it.
Somewhere, right now, a fish is rising.
And youre at the computer..
WbranchDecember 20th, 2010, 8:07 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2559
There is really no "right" or "wrong" to any of these questions about eggs, San Juan worms, or any other less than traditional "fly" pattern. If the state you are fishing in allows that type of "fly" and it meets all the criteria to be a legal offering than it is of no consequence what some other guy's opinion is does it? If it bothers you that someone might find your use of an egg fly as unethical (or add whatever negative comment you choose) then just don't use that type of "fly".

Personally I would never use an egg fly on the trout waters that I fish but I wouldn't look down my nose at someone who did. However when it comes to steelhead fishing I use not only egg flies like Glo-bugs, Blood Dots, Krystal Meth, but will really go over to the Dark side and peg an egg.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
Page:123

Quick Reply

You have to be logged in to post on the forum. It's this easy:
Username:          Email:

Password:    Confirm Password:

I am at least 13 years old and agree to the rules.

Related Discussions

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Re: I forgot how to tie on a sack of egg row (salmon) to a hook, can anyone help?
In General Discussion by Dddhart
2Oct 8, 2011
by Sayfu
Re: Must Read This on my New Reel Purchase
In Gear Talk by 6106b
1Dec 17, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: what pattern is this?
In the Identify This! Board by Stawheed
3May 14, 2015
by Stawheed
Re: My Best Hint: It's all about the "drift"
In Beginner Help by Tule
1Nov 22, 2011
by PaulRoberts
salt water
In General Discussion by LittleJ
0
17th Annual Ithaca Fishing Day
In General Discussion by Chris_3g
0
Re: The Last Gasp of Winter
In Fishing Reports by Summer_doug
6Mar 27, 2018
by Partsman
Re: Smallmouth
In the Photography Board by Wbranch
4Oct 25, 2013
by PaulRoberts
Re: Spawning trout stream
In General Discussion by Matija
1Jun 13, 2018
by Wbranch
Re: I'll trade you TWO fly lines(or flies, or whatever for one Fly line!
In Gear Talk by Nijimasu
2May 17, 2018
by Subway
Most Recent Posts
Re: Salmon smolt
In the Photography Board by Wbranch
Re: gang hooks for worms with 4 pd. line and tiny hooks
In General Discussion by Geneso (Wbranch replied)
Re: Trout Unlimited, who are they?
In General Discussion by Red_green_h (Partsman replied)
Re: Old Orvis line with alternating black and cream colors??
In Gear Talk by Craveman1 (Martinlf replied)
From yesterday on the Bitterroot river
In the Identify This! Board by Leskorcala
Re: Need help ID Nemoura nymph
In the Identify This! Board by Cherylkorca (Leskorcala replied)
Re: Pretty float down the Yakima Canyon
In Site Updates by Troutnut (Mgbenjamin5 replied)
Re: Shiawassee River (Michigan)
In General Discussion by Brian314 (Strmanglr replied)
Re: Skwala question
In Skwala Stonefly Nymph by Gillybilly (Leskorcala replied)
Re: Little Manistee
In Fishing Reports by Summer_doug (Troutnut replied)