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AdirmanJune 11th, 2016, 1:54 am
Monticello, NY

Posts: 490
I would go with:

1.Royal Wulff #14
2.Caddis Emerger #16
3.Black Ant #14
4.Mickey Finn #6
5.Prince Nymph Gold Bead Head #14
FlyfishinMEDecember 6th, 2016, 2:50 pm
Presque Isle

Posts: 1
My top five flies for small stream and pond brook trout are;

Mini Bugger: #10-16

Humpy: #10

Para Adam: #14, #18

Partridge and Orange: #14

My fifth is a homemade hopper pattern that is killer on trout, usually #10-12
FlyfishinME
PABrownieDecember 8th, 2016, 9:55 am
Gallitzin PA

Posts: 42
1. soft hackle pheasant tail #16
2. walts worm #16
3. chartreuse caddis larva #16
4. green weenie #16
5. para adams #16
MinnesotaFebruary 11th, 2019, 4:20 pm
Caledonia MN/LaCrosse WI

Posts: 35
So I haven't been on here for 3 years. Got super busy with work, Boy Scouts, etc. Anyway, thanks for all your responses for the last years. One fly I was wondering about was the Doc Spratley. I saw it on a Facebook forum. I don't know what rock I've been living under but I never heard of it for the last 30 years. Anyone have a favorite pattern or color that works well? Lots of love for the pink squirrel. How about a pink bodied Doc? Excited to try it out.
Jason Moe
IasgairFebruary 11th, 2019, 4:29 pm
Colorado

Posts: 148
Wow, a three year break after asking a question, ha ha, you must have expected an encyclopedia of flies by now, LOL.

I'm going to start with #5.

#5. Pheasant Tail

#4. Winged Black Ant

#3. Renegade

#2. Parachute Adams

#1. Delaware Adams.


I never heard of the Doc Sprately, but I'm sure going to look it up.

That was easy. That looks like a wet fly worth trying out, and it just so happens I plan on fishing wet flies more often this year.

Thanks for mentioning that fly.
JawyellowbaFebruary 12th, 2019, 1:01 am
Posts: 6
These are my go-to flies for the small streams I fish:
Klinkhamer - size 16 (massive hook) (grey, tan, yellow, olive)

Olive paradun - size 18

Parachute Adams - size 16 - high vis post.

Chironomid shuttlecock emerger (CDC) - size 18

X-caddis - size 16
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