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brandon4455

brandon4455

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so i decided to start fly fishing.. i have a general knowledge of flies for salmon and steelhead but i'm going after trout. i'm getting a cheap 30-50$ outfit does anybody have advice about outfit/fly selections for coastal cutthroat? i already have bead head prince ordered on ebay in size 16 but thats about it.
 
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I have my best luck down there using an elk hair cadis/size 16-20 or a royal coachman in the same sizes. I'm not much of a nymph fisherman. I try but not that hard.

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can't go wrong with BWO or Adams in 14-18
 
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sweet thanks a lot guys i think i have general knowledge of what i can throw at a hungry cutthroat. can't wait for my first trout on the fly!
 
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Remember that coastal cutthroat season is complete for this year. If you are stopped make sure you tell them you are fising for Steelhead.
 
brandon4455

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the creek by my house dosent close till the 31st. i still have a bit of time left. and with all the left over flies im gunna have ill use for winter steelhead. problem solved ;)
 
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and i still have a lake full of fat cutts to fish for november so i'm set.
 
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stimulators,elk hair caddis,pmd emergers,green drakes all are killer cutthroat patterns
 

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