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for trout I like to use the following flies and have had good success with all of them and hook size range from 12 -16
Adams (couple different varations)
Blue quill
Greenwells glory
rat faced McDougall
blue winged Olive
Irrestible
Green drake
Dark Cahill
mosquito

for salmon I keep a good selection but here are my go to flies mostly size 6 or 8 hook

shady lady
green machine with different varations
black bear with different varations
green highlander

here are some of the others I keep in the fly box
undertaker
cosseboom
copperkiller
general practicioner
ally's shrimp
freight train
rusty rat
assortment of bombers
 

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Here in Ontario I don't have any flies for salmon per ce. Steelhead however, that's another game entirely different. Some of my fave steelhead patterns include...

Polar Shrimp
Egg Sucking Leech
Oscar Nymph

For resi type fishing... it all depends on the hatch. But here are a few... usually size 12

Stonefly Nymph
BH Prince Nymph
BH Caddis Pupae (slayed the Brook Trout in Algonquin in April)
Pheasant Tail
BWO
Hendrickson

In general... how can you possibly go wrong with Woolly Bugger's?

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My favorit fly was one i came up with last year but never gota real chance to fish it, its called the Killifish and ive used it a lot this spring and have caught 3 black salmon and lost 2, have gotten tons of trout on it , and the other day i was out on maquapit and decided to throw it for awhile just for kicks and i ended up getting a 12" white perch as well as a 15" pickerel on it...havnt figured out how to post pics yet but here is the recipe
Hook- streamer hook, what ever size you want ive used from #8 - #4 2hx 9xl
Thread- black 6/0
Tail- smaller versions i use banded woodduck, larger i use grizzly hackle tips
underbody- oval tinsel
body- olive green floss
rib- oval silver tinsel
underwing- yellow bucktail
wing- pearl crystal flash
gills- orange hackle tips
head- purple finger nail polish
 

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My favorit fly was one i came up with last year but never gota real chance to fish it, its called the Killifish and ive used it a lot this spring and have caught 3 black salmon and lost 2, have gotten tons of trout on it , and the other day i was out on maquapit and decided to throw it for awhile just for kicks and i ended up getting a 12" white perch as well as a 15" pickerel on it...havnt figured out how to post pics yet but here is the recipe
Hook- streamer hook, what ever size you want ive used from #8 - #4 2hx 9xl
Thread- black 6/0
Tail- smaller versions i use banded woodduck, larger i use grizzly hackle tips
underbody- oval tinsel
body- olive green floss
rib- oval silver tinsel
underwing- yellow bucktail
wing- pearl crystal flash
gills- orange hackle tips
head- purple finger nail polish
Thanks for the info
Do you have a picture by the way?
 

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The best fly for me will always be the olive wolly bugger with bead head. but heres a few i also enjoy for trout
-grey ghost
-royal coachman
-downsized green machine
-mosquitoe

has any one ever had good luck with muddler minnows cause i have never caught much on it and when his the best situation to use one
 

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My hands down go-to trout fly is the wooleybugger and it's variations.Weighted,non-weighted,kf,bow river buggers etc....plain old black works as good as anything.I almost always have a bugger tied on unless I'm fishing dries and/or matching a hatch and have caught literally thousands of trout with buggers over the years.Regarding muddlers,they are probly my 2nd fave for searching and I generally match the size to the size of the stream.Tiny #10-12 muddlers for little brooks,larger muddlers for larger streams,rivers and trolling lakes.BowRiverBugger is becoming a favorite of mine in recent years which kinda marries the best of both worlds,muddler/bugger hybrid.

Salmon flies I mostly fish with bugs,green machine variants(duh)
,shadylady,brownbug/orange butt,brownbug/green butt etc.,etc and a few wets,mostly black hairwings(Undertaker,greenbutt blackbear,greenbutt skunk)and a couple butterflies.
 

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has any one ever had good luck with muddler minnows cause i have never caught much on it and when his the best situation to use one
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Probably everybody else but you LOL!

Seriously, the Muddler (on an even kiel with the buggers) are to me the best attractor type flies for BIG trout out there....period.

Sure you'll catch tons of smaller fish on #10 to #16 mayflies, but if it's bigger fish you're after, I say fish the muddlers, bombers, buck bugs, woolys, matukas, sculpins, etc.

There goes my bag of tricks....
 

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My favorite flies are all for trout and mostly all beadhead nymphs. Only thing I found when fishing as the season goes on fish smaller size flies.

Nymphs

Pheasant Tails 14, 16, 18
BH Pheasant Tail FB 14, 16, 18
Hare's Ear Nymph (Tan and olive) 12, 14, 16, 18
BH Hare's Ear Nymph (Tan and Olive) 12, 14, 16, 18
Chironomids of varying colors (ruby,yellow,brown,black) 18

Dry Flys

Yellow Stimulator 12, 14
Royal Wulf 12, 14

Streamers

Muddle Minnow 8, 10

For casting out nymphs use a roll cast if you can. Especially if you add weight to the setup and/or a strike indicator. Try to fish them on bottom or slightly above the bottom. If the water is moving quickly use extra weight to sink them down right in front of the fishes face. I have caught 20 inch fish on a size 18 chironomid. I find for streamers a sink-tip is great for them. Cast across and up-stream and as the line sinks strip and jig the fly.

Get a stomach pump if you can and pump any trout you catch. Good way to see what they are eating and look under rocks and branches in streams to see what nymphs and pupae are around.
 
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