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FlytyerinpaJune 9th, 2017, 6:00 am
Pottsville Pa

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I've been thinking about increasing my fly tying materials, I'm going to buy some shuck material but I don't want to buy every color under the sun, so here's my question what are the most popular colors for fishing eastern Pennsylvania ?
CrepuscularJune 9th, 2017, 6:37 am
Boiling Springs, PA

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dark brown, brown, olive, amber, clear or white. That will cover pretty much all the mayflies and caddis. Most of the ephemerellids, (Sulphurs, hendricksons, drunellas) all have dark shucks, Baetids are variable from brown, olive to amber. Brown will cover most other mayflies. Caddis pupal shucks are clear. Some common ones have a tannish/amber tint. That material will take a permanet marker too so you can use a sharpie or pantone to make it any color you want.

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