Sea-runs and resident cohos

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by Home From Montana, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. Home From Montana New Member

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    Kirkland, Washington
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    Hey all, I'm coming home from Montana for Christmas break and I am wondering how the cutthroat and coho fishing has been doing. Last year around this time I remember the south sound was producing some good fish, is this still the same case? Also are the generic patterns working, such as clousers and poppers? Any color suggestions? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
  2. Connor H Bobbers n Beadz

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    Ellensburg, WA
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    I am goin' saturday as well... I will be throwin' my stand-by's, Miyawaki Popper to start, and then some pink clousers and euphasids...
  3. Zack Dudley Take em'

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    Port Orchard, Washington
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    connor come duck hunt on saturday morning and then we'll go fishing later in the day!:thumb:
  4. NomDeTrout Fly Guy Eat Pie

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    Seattle,WA
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    I'll be at some beach tossing the clousers I just tied up for the first time :)

    If any of you guys want to join me, perhaps we can pick a place for everyone to meet at?
  5. gigharborflyfisher Native Trout Hunter

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    Gig Harbor, Wa, USA.
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    Resident coho have been a bit slow lately. The sea-run cutthroat are still around in pretty good numbers though. They seem to be a little closer to the estuaries right now though... Clousers will work.
  6. Tyler Watters Stickin' pigs.

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    Gig Harbor, Washington
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    I'd be down Nom. Let me know.
  7. Randall Clark Active Member

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    If you're around the south sound, I could possibly head up there...I'm a little torn, been a while since I've been out to the big D, but then it sounds awfully tempting to head up to the the Olympia area to chase SRCs and/or rezzies...
  8. jcnewbie Member

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    Kent, Washington
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    I'd be happy to join you, Nom but I don't know many places to go - been to Golden Garden once and wasn't impressed. Been to Docs and Purdy a lot last year, not so much this year but did have one spectacular day at Purdy last year. Docs is closer and access is easier for an old crippled bastard like me but haven't had much luck catching fish there.

    I did another place over by Purdy once last year but tides were all wrong....and then the damn break-ins started in that area so never went back.:beathead:

    Feel free to PM me if you like.

    Regards,

    Jc(newbie):):)
  9. NomDeTrout Fly Guy Eat Pie

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    Seattle,WA
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    I think I may be heading over to Kopachuck beach saturday morning.

    I'm still sorting out the details with my girlfriend but low tide is right around 12:30. I've heard people fish 2 hours before and after high tide so I should be out there by 10 AM and we'll see how the fishing is. If you guys wanna join me, shoot me a PM with your number and maybe we can set a small little meet up.

    Also, hopefully not but my lymph node feels all tender...which usually means i might be getting sick...i hope not.
  10. Mike T Active Member

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    Gig Harbor, WA
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    If you're going to Docs bring your euphasids, they were the ticket at this time last year. Chris at GH Fly Shop has tied up some great patterns.
  11. NomDeTrout Fly Guy Eat Pie

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    Seattle,WA
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    haven't been out there before. how does the doc's area beach fish? 2 hours before and after low tide good times to fish? I know people have different takes on tides and I'm new at this SRC chasing thing!
  12. hendersonbaylocal Member

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    Seattle WA
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    i'd say hit the middle of the incoming or outgoing. that will be max current flow. if you're fishing the 2 hours before the change, you'll be fishing the slower water.
  13. Craig Schulz Midwest transplant, but taking root nicely....

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    Gig Harbor, WA
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    Docs to me has been a rezzie beach with the occassional SRC thrown in, but it does fish much better with moving water, Hendersonbay provided a very good guage to the Narrows! If you are after SRC's I would look more towards the estuaries.
  14. eric d fly fishing addict

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    Kirkland WA
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    I was thinking about hitting either Mukilteo or Picnic Point up north with some pink and chartreuse clousers on Sunday. I haven't looked at the tide charts yet so the time is still up in the air.

    Anyone interested?

    Anyone know how the northern beaches are fishing for rezzies this time of year?
  15. kelvin Active Member

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    it's slow
  16. eric d fly fishing addict

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    Kirkland WA
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    Thanks Kelvin. Maybe I'll go hit up Beaver Lake in Issaquah with the pontoon boat then
  17. NomDeTrout Fly Guy Eat Pie

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    heard thats slow too. lol. friend of mine was out there last weekend and no fish he said.

    You should come join us down in Gig Harbor tomorrow morning.
  18. eric d fly fishing addict

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    Kirkland WA
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    I would love to but we are working on the Jon boat with some buddies to get the duck blind up for Moses Lake. Count me in for next time. I've been looking for some fishing buddies.

    I'm still a noob though, only been doing for a year and fishing salt for a few months. Hopefully I can pick up some good tips. So far this forum has been incredibly helpful
  19. NomDeTrout Fly Guy Eat Pie

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    Seattle,WA
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    Well, if anyone else wants to join us, Mitransplant and I will be out at Doc's at 10 AM and possibly moving around from there depending on how the fishing is. Shoot me a PM if you'd like to join us.
  20. Connor H Bobbers n Beadz

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    Ellensburg, WA
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    Im gonna be by the Fox Island bridge tomorrow. I'll let you guys know how it goes. Last year the Rezzies were on fire! My dad and I LANDED 75 in about 6 hours. when the Rezzies are slow, the cutt's are usually bitin. Tide schedule looks kind of pathetic though, not sure how it's gonna work out...