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04-07-2004, 11:48 AM
i work right near Walden Pond and was thinking of hitting it up in the early morning a couple of days per week. I was wondering what kind of flies are successful there.
Any help is much appreciated!
04-07-2004, 11:57 AM
Woolly buggers...All colors, dull and flashy...
maybe small 18-20's griffin knats or midge patterns...
If you have those 2 your pretty much covered for any stillwater situation....
04-07-2004, 02:05 PM
Wet flies use to work well for me:
black gnat size 16,18
Soft Hackle size 16,18
also nymphs like:
Pheasant tail, Hare's ear, zug bug
and as just mentioned dwooly buggers always work well.
The trick for the wet fly ... simply cast to the rise & work it slow & pause...I've only caught the random hungry fish when using dry flies
Try a Green & White Clouser. They work all year.
04-07-2004, 03:40 PM
Thanks for the suggestions I think that tomorrow morning might be my first attempt.
Or if not then Saturday morning.. I'll keep Y'all posted
04-08-2004, 12:31 AM
In what situations would you prefer a wooly worm over a wooly bugger?
04-09-2004, 01:20 PM
When the trout start to short hit the bugger I'll usualy shorten the tail or go with wooly worm.
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