Re: opening day flies
Glo-Bug in chartreuse if there are browns, some shade of pink/orange if there are rainbows.
A flash back nymph — doesn’t matter if it is hare’s ear, pheasant tail, or something else — it is the flash that is important.
A small flashy streamer — doesn’t matter the pattern as long as there is some flash to it.
The poster formally known as Duncsdad
Everything I say can be fully substantiated by my own opinion.