Good day on the Hoh

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  1. Michael&Tanner

    Michael&Tanner Sir Real

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    Had fun on the Hoh this week, with Jeff Brazda.

    Thanks for all the recommendations... Brazda was great, and, despite my best efforts, (i.e., lousy casting), I did manage to get into some fish...

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  2. Steven Mobley

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    Nice looking fish. Good job! Glad to see someone else using the old school neoprene waders too.

    Steve
     
  3. Michael&Tanner

    Michael&Tanner Sir Real

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    Thanks... neoprene is nice to fish in during the winter. I find it pretty warm.

    Funny that it's "old-school' now... I still think of canvas and rubber as old school..
     
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    Jergens AKA Joe Willauer

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    Awesome fish Michael/Tanner! looks like you guys had a good time, Doodah is the man!
     
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    Good job, M&T. Any luck swinging or was it a nymphing game?
     
  6. Michael&Tanner

    Michael&Tanner Sir Real

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    Nymphing was the way to go.

    I tried swinging for a while, but nymphing just covers a lot more water. A pair of yarn eggs below an indicator.... LOOOONNNNGGGG drifts was the ticket. Mend, Feed, Stack, repeat.

    After a while, you (kinda) stop thinking about the fish, and just have fun watching the indicator and line... seeing how long you can keep that drift going.

    Jergens: You're dead on. Brazda is the man! He's just a great guy to hang out with, and the bottom line is that he puts you on the fish.

    Even if I didn't get into any fish, the instruction he gives you is worth the double what he charges.
     
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    steelheadmedic New Member

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    Care to say where you were on the Hoh??? i was below cottonwood yesterday and NOTHING!!! Have you heard of the 32lb caught yesterday??
     
  8. Big Tuna

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    Look on the main forum and you'll find just a few comments about the 32 lber.
     
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    such a shame the guy bonked that 32lber. =/
     

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