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#11203545 - 11/03/15 01:25 PM Perch fly?
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/31/14
Posts: 2220
Loc: Fort Worth
Just started fly fishing about a month ago, to say I'm hooked would be a understatement. I know were towards the end of perch, sunfish, bluegill etc. season, but I was curious to know what fly you have had the best luck on after locating them? So far a olive scud was recommended by a friend, what else?
Thanks!
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#11203578 - 11/03/15 01:49 PM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2943
Loc: Brenham, TX
Betts Fancy Poppers, Briminators and small woolly buggers

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#11203594 - 11/03/15 01:59 PM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
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Registered: 02/16/01
Posts: 13216
Loc: McKinney TX USA
Yep. All of the above. Also, pretty much any trout flies you have on hand will be good bream flies. And we cannot omit the cap spider
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#11203610 - 11/03/15 02:06 PM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
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#11203656 - 11/03/15 02:33 PM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
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Registered: 07/13/11
Posts: 804
Bettis poppers, foam spiders or hoppers and olive hares ears have all worked well for me. They aren't very picky though as I've also caught them on san juan worms, prince nymphs, muddlers, etc.
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#11204030 - 11/03/15 05:51 PM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
ElectricSixes Offline
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Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 193
Loc: Texas
Dave’s Favorite Bluegill Flies
Dry Flies:
1. Orange Humpy (#10-14)
2. Dave’s Hopper (#10-12)
3. Dave’s Cricket (#10-12)
4. Elk-hair Caddis (#10-14)

Surface Bugs:
1. Chartreuse and black popper (#8-12)
2. Sneaky Pete; black and white (#8-10)
3. Sponge Spider; black, yellow, and brown (#6-10)

Soft Hackle:
1. Brown Partridge and Orange (#12-14)
2. Grey Partridge and Yellow (#12-14)
3. Brown Partridge and Black (#12-14)

Nymphs:
1. Gold-bead Red Fox Squirrel (#12-16)
2. Flashback Pheasant Tail (#12-16)
3. Gold-ribbed Hare’s Ear (#12-16)
4. Brassie midge larva; red, olive, tan (#16-20)
5. Dave’s Damsel; olive or tan (#10-12)
6. San Juan Worm; red or brown (#10-12)
7. Egg; pink or orange (#14-16)
8. Scud; tan, olive, or orange (#10-16)


Edited by ElectricSixes (11/03/15 05:51 PM)

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#11204379 - 11/03/15 09:00 PM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
Fadedred Offline
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Registered: 04/15/12
Posts: 64
Loc: Kerrville, Tx
I like streamers, usually size 8 - 10 for larger sunfish. I really like this one in olive. They can't resist the legs. Available at Big Fly

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#11205090 - 11/04/15 10:06 AM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/10
Posts: 1693
Loc: Austin
#12 parachute adams type fly for surface...#10 black wooly bug type fly for sinking. I fished all fall with all kinds of home made creations and have come to the conclusion that with perchy fish it flat out did not matter what the fly looked like
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#11206850 - 11/05/15 08:27 AM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
chas1 Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/01/06
Posts: 356
Loc: Stephenville tx.
Spiders

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#11207700 - 11/05/15 02:51 PM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
Bowfin47 Offline
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Registered: 05/08/09
Posts: 174
Loc: south Louisiana

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#11207711 - 11/05/15 02:55 PM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2943
Loc: Brenham, TX
Yep, love the fancy spiders. The bass were destroying my Betts poppers while I was fishing for sunfish in the spring. The foam spiders held up much better.



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#11207737 - 11/05/15 03:06 PM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
J-Moe Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2943
Loc: Brenham, TX
BRIMINATORS!!!!!




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#11207741 - 11/05/15 03:10 PM Re: Perch fly? [Re: Smurfs]
Bowfin47 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/08/09
Posts: 174
Loc: south Louisiana
The late, great, Texas tyer, Michael Verduin's Cap Spider.

You should enjoy watching one of Texas's greatest tyers on this You Tube Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzZekzILGRI

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