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olesmoke
02-23-2012, 10:06 PM
Anyone still fishing an old pattern something like this?

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y289/22midge/PICT1194.jpg

MadisonBoats
02-24-2012, 09:37 AM
Anyone still fishing an old pattern something like this?



All the time...one of my favorite styles and one that works great in all aspects of fly fishing...:smile:

kentuckytroutbum
02-24-2012, 10:14 AM
Looks like a great fly. Ought to work on the SoHo when the sulphurs are hatching.

olesmoke
02-24-2012, 10:29 AM
saw this fly in a book that Roger (Lowe) has out showing fly patterns for the Smokies.

Grannyknot
02-24-2012, 11:14 AM
olesmoke...looks similar to the smoky mountain candy fly that paula named.
Lookin' forward to testing out those leaders you sent me.
Cody

olesmoke
02-24-2012, 12:20 PM
hope a great biggun stretches your string.......:smile: I think Walter Babb had a Smoky mt candy pattern but it had groundhog tail and split wing I believe.Have to check when I can get home.

5xtippett
02-24-2012, 10:02 PM
Peewee, why are you tying stuff that floats? You planning on giving 'em to Dean?:biggrin:

olesmoke
02-24-2012, 10:36 PM
Hey there 5 x how you been?I'm going to put these floaters on point and bring a sinker down river on their 6 and start the fishin......:smile::smile:

Carolina Kudzu
03-13-2012, 02:32 PM
This fly is a traditional favorite of the Cherokees on the Qualla Boundary.

They call it a gray hackle yellow.

Best fished wet.

autek
03-14-2012, 11:15 PM
Yep, have several in the fly box.

Ed