River closure

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  1. golfman44

    golfman44 Active Member

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    Only 4 miles of the stilly was closed. The vast majority of it has remained open which includes all the popular spots besides fortson
     
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  2. The natives typically show later that's why the rivers are closed during what is essentially prime time. Did the closures get moved to the 31st?
     
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    S rivers close at the end of the month, except for most hatchery sections, which will be open until Feb. 15th.
     
  4. thats what i thought
     
  5. looks like i will be floating reiter to bridal
     
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    I'm floating reiter to whidbey. Improve my chances
     
  7. your thinking is flawed because form high bridge to the mouth is closed
     
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    No worries Im gonna limit out on my the first cast at cable hole anyways.
     
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    snoqualmie or sky... which river do I want to get skunked on this weekend?
     
  10. snoqualmie will be a shit show, i recomend reiter hwy side if you want solitude
     
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    That's a good place to lose a driver side window as well.
     
  12. Steelie Addict

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    If they aren't steelhead, what are they. Are the Coho, and Kings in the great lakes something else then, in your opinion?

    SA
     
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    I believe because they go from the lake upstream and back to the lake, they are trout. If they when to the ocean [saltwater] and back up the river then they are Steelhead. There has been a lot of talk on this.
     
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    Do they go to the salt?
     
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    How are we still going on about this? I thought its been clearly displayed that the rainbows in the Great Lakes do not meet the requirements layed out by the definition of a Steelhead.
     
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    Bigger question is, who really cares?
     
  17. Pat Lat

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    Since steelhead is the moniker attached to a searun rainbow, whereas coho and king are common names for the species i can see where people might feel the need to argue that steelhead are the searun rainbow endemic to the pacific. It is only a nickname. If there was a strain of salmon form a specific run that behaved significantly different than the rest of the species and had a fitting nickname, you wouldn't then be able to just call any specimen of that species said nickname. I understand that that's a little bit of a reach, but like I said, steelhead is the name given to the searun rainbows of the PNW, not the "searun" rainbows of the great lakes.
    Definately fun to argue about though.
     
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    Since steelhead is the moniker attached to a searun rainbow, whereas coho and king are common names for the species i can see where people might feel the need to argue that steelhead are the searun rainbow endemic to the pacific. It is only a nickname. If there was a strain of salmon form a specific run that behaved significantly different than the rest of the species and had a fitting nickname, you wouldn't then be able to just call any specimen of that species said nickname. I understand that that's a little bit of a reach, but like I said, steelhead is the name given to the searun rainbows of the PNW, not the "searun" rainbows of the great lakes.
    Definately fun to argue about though.
     
  19. there called queens and blow-hoe
     
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    If a sockeye goes out to sea and returns to freshwater to spawn, is it a kokanee?
     

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