A few tips on winter steelhead fishing

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by KerryS, Feb 2, 2004.

  1. KerryS Ignored Member

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    Be at the river as much as you possibly can and cast, cast, cast, cast, cast, cast, cast, cast, cast, until your fricking arm falls off. You might get lucky.
  2. Hal Eckert Member

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    "Take nothing but pictures leave nothing but your tracks"

    Always try and present the fly low and slow.

    BG
  3. Stephen Rice Senior Member

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    I think that is "the Best" tip I have heard yet!
    Steve
  4. chadk Be the guide...

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    Nice tip - but you can't sell many books with content like that ;) :+

    Seriously though - nothing beats time spent on the water. But if all you do is flail at the water for hours on end - all you'll get is tired and chances of getting lucky with a fish are slim. Do spend lots of time on the water, but have a strategy in mind. Then learn and adapt as you go. Otherwise all you are doing is casting - not really fishing. But then I know KerryS wasn't being completely serious with his 'tip'...
  5. Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Please don't shoot down his tips as I need all the HELP that I can get. But I do know that you need to do a lot of casting.

    Jim
  6. KerryS Ignored Member

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    Chad,

    I might not have been totally serious but I was being completely honest.

    I was lucky in the fact that I was taken under the wing, if you will, of a couple of very good steelhead fly fishermen when I picked up the bug rod in search of chrome. If I were to add to my tips, it would be to pester the hell out of the best steelhead fly fishermen you know and get them to take you fishing.
  7. chadk Be the guide...

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    :thumb Nothing like a good mentor.
  8. Brian Simonseth Banned or Parked

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    Kerry,
    There alot of things you forgot Like.............................................}( }(
  9. Brian Simonseth Banned or Parked

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    Kerry,
    And a good SKAGIT Line!:thumb
  10. Brian Simonseth Banned or Parked

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    Kerry,
    Bull_____ don't count.;-)
  11. Jerry Daschofsky Moderator

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    Yeah, you forgot the good sinktip, short leader, and big ole' marabou fly. Gotta love them popscicle type flies for winterruns. But agree, cast, cast, cast.
  12. Rxfisher New Member

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    Kerry / Homer
    Pestor some of the best steelhead fisherman you know into taking you fishing.
    Take me fishing SOON.. RX
  13. KerryS Ignored Member

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    Wait a minute, you are asking me or Homer like in "best steelhead fishermen" to take you fishing?:rofl RX I think you got the wrong guys here.




    Call me
  14. Brian Simonseth Banned or Parked

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    RX
    Kerry wrong I'm the best there ever been just ask me:thumb }(