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Old 10-30-2017, 09:14 AM
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Default Flies for Late Season Trout?

My go to for the late season has always been some sort or leech pattern but this year I'm lucky to even get a nibble every 4 hours. The pond has a ton of orange or pink minnows in it this year so Ive tried tying a few different minnow patterns in those colors as well but no results.

What are some other patterns that might give me some success this late before ice up?
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Old 10-30-2017, 09:53 AM
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Maybe a gold fish pattern lol how about a autumn wooly bugger they are the colour of the minnows you can see.
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Old 10-30-2017, 10:41 AM
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You really can't go wrong with the old Pumpkin head this time of year.
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Old 10-30-2017, 01:53 PM
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Marabou micro leeches.
You'll know when you have the right colored bead/body/ribbing combo.
Can't give it all up.
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Old 10-30-2017, 02:17 PM
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i have always had good luck in the fall with large dragonfly nymph patterns
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Old 10-30-2017, 04:54 PM
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Had decent success the last few days on black and red leeches
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Old 10-30-2017, 05:10 PM
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Have had success with various balanced leeches, #10 or 12 hooks:

gold bead head, maroon polar chenille body, black marabou tail with a few strands of pearl flashabou

gold bead head, black polar chenille body, black marabou tail with a few
strands of blue pearl flashabou

hot orange bead head, chartreuse marabou tail and body, with a few strands
of gold pearl flashabou in the tail

Micro leech (#10 or 12 short shank) with white bead head and black marabou body and tail can be good.

Fish the shallower water and not to deep, maybe more important than colour choice?
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Old 10-30-2017, 05:45 PM
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My go to for the late season has always been some sort or leech pattern but this year I'm lucky to even get a nibble every 4 hours. The pond has a ton of orange or pink minnows in it this year so Ive tried tying a few different minnow patterns in those colors as well but no results.

What are some other patterns that might give me some success this late before ice up?
Are you fishing someones koi pond.... lol..... balanced leech had to beat but I think they may be very well fed.... backswimmers are always a good choice too...
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Old 11-04-2017, 09:00 PM
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I've used a black bunny leach for more years then I care to talk about as my fall go to pattern. I also use a wine & black micro leach under an indicator to.
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