It may be February...

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by Idaho steel, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. Idaho steel Active Member

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    ...But these are still summer run steelhead!

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    Swinging it old school: Sage 8150/delta long/15' mono leader.
    Fly: "night dancer" tied on # 1.5 Alec Jackson courtesy of my pal Chris Brown.
    Water temp: a measured 37 F.
    rwbailey05, Eric Tarcha, xdog and 4 others like this.
  2. Nooksack Mac Active Member

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    And the reel is a J. W. Young 1535 or 1540, right?

    And the 'head is beautiful.
  3. Idaho steel Active Member

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    Clearwater
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    Yup! 1540. She was zzzzz-zzzzz-zzzzziiiinnnngggg-ing away this morning!
  4. Bob Triggs Your Preferred Olympic Peninsula Fly Fishing Guide

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    How sweet it is!
  5. Jmills81 The Dude Abides

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    Spokane, WA
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    yeah buddy!
  6. Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    Wow. That's awesome all the way around.
  7. xdog Active Member

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    Washington, Alaska and Louisiana
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    Blushed like a well aged wine, is there anything more perfect?

    :)
  8. rwbailey05 GO COUGS

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    Spokane, Washington
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    Pure Awesomeness!
  9. Idaho steel Active Member

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    Clearwater
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    Very, very few things are as satisfying in the world of angling, as taking a steelhead on a floating line and classic fly.