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Old 11-11-2011, 01:53 PM
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Anybody on here fish caterpillar flies? I am looking at a couple of patterns and I was curious if anybody else had messed with them.
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Old 11-11-2011, 01:58 PM
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usually one of the first flies anyone ties in a class is the wooly worm. Basically a wooly bugger without a tail.
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Old 11-11-2011, 03:23 PM
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Fish a catalpa worm pattern.
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Old 11-11-2011, 08:06 PM
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going to have to try and find you a caterpillar 5x ....might just have a few ideas. Had a pretty good tent -caterpillar pattern last summer but it kept twisting my tippet until I removed the tent........
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Old 11-11-2011, 08:50 PM
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I go with a Green Weenie.
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Old 11-11-2011, 10:26 PM
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Horse hair nymph wouldn't be bad as a drowned caterpillar
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Old 11-11-2011, 10:37 PM
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I know about the green weenie! I was looking at a couple of other patterns that float. I was modifying a Kevin's caterpillar from the Davidson Rivers Outfitters. Have any of ya'll fished it? Smoke if you would answer your cotten picking phone I would tell you what I am up to. Ky, where in the world did you find a catalpa worm pattern? I used to tear the bream up on live ones in my youth!
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Old 11-12-2011, 02:04 PM
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Try www.flytyingforum.com and do a search for caterpillar. You should have a good selection.
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Old 11-23-2011, 12:10 PM
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What do ya'll think?

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Old 11-23-2011, 03:46 PM
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Looks good to me. Looks like a peacock herl body with dun hackle palmered through, but what size is it?
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