OP rivers in shape by Thursday?

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by Rob Ast, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. Rob Ast Active Member

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    I was thinking of escaping for the day tomorrow to get a little casting practice in (lets face it, I'm never going to catch a fish), but looks like heavy rain in the forecast and everything is beginning to spike. Does anyone think rivers will fall back into shape by Thursday? Thanks for the advise.

    Rob
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  2. Evan Burck Fudge Dragon

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    Not looking likely
  3. Bob Triggs Your Preferred Olympic Peninsula Fly Fishing Guide

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    Sorry Rob, getting too warm and too wet too quickly now. Even the smaller waters will likely get blown. http://olympicpeninsulaflyfishing.blogspot.com
  4. Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    Hoh is only at 2600 and looking at the precip forecast doesn't look terrible. Granted it's over an inch of rain, but I wouldn't be surprised if this just gets the fish moving...You never know until you go. I guess I'm going against the grain here :)
  5. JesseC Active Member

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    Nope. Freezing levels dropping - warm weather - warm rain. That's my bet.
  6. Rob Ast Active Member

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    Unfortunately my suspicions have been verified. Thanks for the link Bob.
  7. Clarki I'd rather be reading water

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    Did you check the levels today? I'm not afraid of a little higher than normal waters, especially with the limited opportunities I get each winter. Go rob Go.
  8. Rob Ast Active Member

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    Clarki, I have been watching, and the big spike was much less than expected, and yes, I will most likely make the run unless they are much higher in the morning.