SF Brookie

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Brookie_Hunter, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. Brookie_Hunter aka Dave Hoover

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    I was curious as to what is the highest up the SF Snoqualmie anyone has caught a brook trout? I caught one this morning around mile marker 46-46.5 which is a couple plus miles higher than I've ever encountered one before.

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  2. Skysoldier Trout Hunter

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    Lost in the woods.....
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    I have caught a good number them above the Denny Creek area, last fall I would say that my Brook Trout catch rate in the DC area was 4 or 5 to one over any other Trout.
  3. The Duke Been around

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    Des Moines, WA
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    The highest that I have seen them is about halfway up Tinkham Rd. I've caught a lot of fish above that stretch, but not a single Brook Trout.
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  4. Brookie_Hunter aka Dave Hoover

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    Wow that's really surprising to me. I fish up that way more than any other stretch of the SF by a long shot and I've never caught a brookie up there. Past Denny Creek, I mostly find Westslopes. Gotta try harder I guess... :p
  5. Skysoldier Trout Hunter

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    I am not completely sure because I do not keep a log on the SF but it seems like I have seen an increase in brookies from ext 41 up over the last two years.
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