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  1. Blake Harmon

    Blake Harmon Active Member

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    Im gonna assume that if Mcnasty's fish was a summer steelhead on the yakima in july... or probably anywhere really, which it wasnt... it would be a significantly brighter fish.
     
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    Dang....that eye!
     
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    fantastic
     
  4. rory

    rory Go Outside

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    Jig fishing slays 'em.
     
  5. Matt Baerwalde

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    Yes.
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  6. jjaims

    jjaims Make fishin’ your mission

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    Nice fish! Since that's a yak fish it's probably in a few other trophy shots as well. Somehow he survived .
     
  7. McNasty

    McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    had a buddy along tonight to snap this real quick, with just barely enough light left. those of you afraid of seeing big, huge, badass RAINBOW TROUT being held out of the water for about 2 whole seconds better look away, shits about to get real.
    9dd1d80af987_a56cac0b-de8b-4b1c-b8fe-4275855f2397.jpeg
     
  8. CLO

    CLO They baitin'

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    Did you that picture with a potato?
     
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  9. Luke77

    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    E-money, it was off the chain tonight, glad you got into some awesome fish too!
     
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  10. triploidjunkie

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    That is a cool pic for being outta focus. I'm assuming that thing hanging from its maw is a monster streamer?
     
  11. McNasty

    McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    yeap, about 9" of sculpin nastyness. as for the pic, i have a pretty crappy cell phone, and there was just barely enough light to get this shot, a few minutes later it was completly dark. i guess it doesnt focus well in low light.
     
  12. jwg

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    Been thinking I should learn to fish streamers in freestone rivers. I'm mostly a stillwater guy.

    Feel free to suggest technique, don't mention places.

    Here is what perplexes me: the line or line end. I assume some technique is used to get the streamer down.

    I have lots of lines, but I don't know what to choose for streamer fishing. I have 5, 6, 7 wt and 6wt switch rods to choose from(still need to learn to line and two handed cast the last one).

    Is it all swinging or is there some dead drifting before you come tight and swing.

    Jay
     
  13. golfman44

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    Any of those rods will work. Just get the fly close to the bottom... Super close if fishing sculpin.

    Dead drift down slots works but I prefer swinging. Some guys even throw them under indicators.

    Regardless of what you do always swing it to the hangdown. When fishing a sculpin pattern I give it slight twitches during the swing to better mimic a sculpin. Vast majority of my sculpin hits come right after a slight twitch
     
  14. Salmo_g

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    I think Mr. Goodfellow wants you guys to leave your fish in the water.

    A photo on the internet is more likely than not enough evidence for a citation to hold up in court. And more agency folks than you think do check the internet fishing forums. Just in case anyone wants to know.
     
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    Looks like a giant nightcrawler to me. Oh, the travesty of it all!
     
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    McNasty wins the internet....
     
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  17. Pat Lat

    Pat Lat Mad Flyentist

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    Jeezus I need toget back over the mountains with a box of flies for you to pick through again. You've really gotten to know your rivers Eric. Good stuff for sure.
    Goodfellows just a bit green with envy me thinks.
     
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  18. McNasty

    McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    anytime man, and your more than welcome to the empty slots in my boxes;)
     
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  19. Pat Lat

    Pat Lat Mad Flyentist

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    oh no, I forsee this turning into another innuendo thread now
     
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  20. Joe Goodfellow

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    I'm sorry did I hurt your feelings McNasty no offense meant.
     

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