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dragonfly nymphs

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I was fishing the slippery rock creek this weekend and saw dragonfly nymphs shells on almost every rock. Anyone have a good pattery to tie them? The easier the better for me, but I'll take any suggestions. Pics are also appreciated!

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Ryan

Posted on: 2007/6/3 18:34
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Re: dragonfly nymphs
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I think an olive wooleybugger would do nicely. But here are some specific patterns

http://www.onlineflytyer.com/article_mpdragon1.asp

http://www.onlineflytyer.com/article_dragon1.asp

Posted on: 2007/6/3 21:07
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Re: dragonfly nymphs

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Try the rubber legged dragon... one of my personal favorites for everything down here in GA...

I personally caught my biggest stocked trout on one of these guys, along with HUGE bluegill. I know of two guys that have caught bass over 4lbs on them too...

http://www.flyfishga.com/rl_dragon.htm

Posted on: 2007/6/13 14:43


Re: dragonfly nymphs

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I'll almost second Pad's suggestion...one change. Add dumbell or chain eyes to the bugger. You could give it a shell back or not but the eyes will make a difference. Keep the tail short too.

Posted on: 2007/6/13 16:06






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