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Alex Berger

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Alex Argyros....colors perdigons 2018
« on: May 18, 2018, 04:08:04 AM »
Alex these are hot perdigons for 2018.  You recognize the red and blue? Which colors you got result wit?   the sizes are either 12 or 14.   

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Re: Alex Argyros....colors perdigons 2018
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2018, 07:41:09 AM »
Interesting... I never used a perdigon bigger then  16.... And olive was the best color for me, but only in Spain. Here, Canada and northern US PT versions work better.

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Re: Alex Argyros....colors perdigons 2018
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2018, 03:25:36 AM »
Thank you Alex, for the photos. 

My most successful perdigon this season has been a 16 Butano:  http://www.tacticalflyfisher.com/blog/butano-nymph-fly-tying-tutorial.

Your flies are beautiful, but they have a thicker body than I usually see on perdigons.  Could you explain why you tie them that way?

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Re: Alex Argyros....colors perdigons 2018
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2018, 08:25:54 AM »
Alex,  you're welcome and thank you for the video. This is pro for you!

Why the nymphs look bigger?    I tie almost all my nymphs and dries size 12 or 14 which work for me.  There is a limit which one can trust the trout's vision----In a fast torrent I have 8 to 10 seconds and I need to give my nymph visibility....I have fished the Guadeloupe river a couple of times in the past two yrs and it's a different.
p.s. I do fish with light  slinky # 16 only when I am casting downstream.
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Re: Alex Argyros....colors perdigons 2018
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2018, 03:17:10 AM »
Alex, I read your post again and  I finally understood the question:

1. The Perdigones   in photos were tied with JAVI..,,,,  Javi Perdigones are the most popular nymphs, as they are heavier and JAVI, sink quickly.   is not only tungsten bead but it has a body on which you tie your fly.....They  are normally used in fast waters,  slightly deeper pools.   photo 1.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsAnw-P82vM

2. BUTANO perdigones have  tungsten bead heads,   the body is tied  entirely from threat and covered with glue.   They are lighter and are more adapt for slower currents as they are stay suspended.   I fish them as single nymphs in 3'r or less depth.  Most Butano flies are tied on hooks 14, 16.        photo  2.


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Re: Alex Argyros....colors perdigons 2018
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2018, 02:28:14 PM »
Thank you for the clarification, Alex.