Anyone seen the pinks yet?

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by DIXIESTEELHOUND, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. Scott Behn

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    Yeah Jim I understand that and it has happened to me a few times...that being said I have never heard of, seen, or practised myself the art of "plunking" for steelhead and that's what some of these folks were doing. In the huge area of Thomas Eddy. Unless I'm clueless I don't associate "plunking" with steelhead fishing.

    That's just me.

    I'm heading out this Friday with the wife and we are going to hit the lower middle stretches of the Snoho.
     
  2. chadk

    chadk Be the guide...

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    Scott, are you serious? Plunking is HUGE with steelheaders. That's where they get the winter plunking shacks along the lower rivers. Plunkers bars and holes are on all rivers I've fished - usually in the lower stretches where drift fishing isn't so good. They build their little fire, sit back in their lawn chairs and drink beer or whatever, BS with eachother, while their huge 4oz pyramid lead weight holds their spin n glow and shrimp just right in the traveling lane of approaching steelhead. Of course they do it for other fish too (salmon), but plunking for steelhead is huge around here...


     
  3. Scott Behn

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    Well like I've always said, I learn something new everyday... :beathead:
     
  4. luv2fly2

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    i caught 2 on flies at sekiu this morning and lost 2 others. the guys with me caught 6 and 1 coho. the traffic in seattle was insane. way too many people. mike w
     
  5. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Chad,you have it all wrong on the sinkers. They use 8 oz ones, a 4 oz wouldn't hold a size 2 spin and glow with a big gob of eggs attached in the faster water.
     
  6. Mike Etgen

    Mike Etgen Not Quite A Luddite, But Can See One From Here

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    Am I the only one who noticed that chadk hit the 2000-post milestone?

    ptyd
     
  7. fish-on

    fish-on Waters haunt me....

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    I noticed that yesterday too . I have a looooong way to go.
    I need a different job.

    John
     
  8. chadk

    chadk Be the guide...

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    I didn't notice. What a lame post for my 2000th one...
     
  9. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Yeah,about as lame as my 6000th one :p :p :p :p :p

    Jim
     

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