Throwing rocks at steelhead.

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by Dustin Bise, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. Panhandle

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    Dustin, I thought you were kidding. Really?

    Alex, "rock throwing" has its origins with the "great" Jim Teeny. Back in the day of 3M steelhead videos, he made his name by throwing rocks at visibly holding fish; often on beds, in order to make the fish aggressive so that he could hook fish for the videos. It did work, would work, and is wrong. I won't get into the other infamous tactics used, because he's apparently a good guy and skillful steelheader (from what I’ve heard), and we all lose discretion during our 15 minutes of fame (from what I’ve heard).
     
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    Only at hatchery fish!
     
  3. Chris Scoones

    Chris Scoones Administrator Staff Member

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    If you do throw rocks at steelhead, please let me know. I'll go ahead and take care of your account here on WFF.

    Chris
     
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    Throwing rocks falls under "harassment" according to WDFW rules. Not only is it disrespectful to fish, but it's the kind of low-life behavior that I'd associate with snaggers and poachers. If you are so desperate to catch a fish that you resort to such douche-baggery, then you might as well quit the sport and buy fish at the market. Throw a rock at a fish and I'll throw one your head, to see if I can get you to take a pink worm.
     
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    On the eve of Thanksgiving, can't we just be thankful that the steelhead are not extinct? Can't we be thankful that we are healthy enough to fish for them? Let us not go down the road of threats or implications of violence or lawlessness?
     
  6. Panhandle

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    You're an idiot. Happy T-Giving.
     
  7. Dustin Bise

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    No im not throwing rocks at steelhead. sorry if i gave the wrong idea.

    i watched jim teenys dvd and there was a section on it. it seems effective but i was wondering what everyone thought about it after discussing it with a friend.
     
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    Scoones for the win.
     
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    What does your common sense tell you? If we told you it was awasome, would it be awesome?
     
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    Pretty much an admission of guilt if I ever saw one.
     
  11. Chris Scoones

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    SAVE STILLY NATES is tossed. Reason to show the user: Throwing rocks at steelhead.
     
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    BALLS! I was only joking around.

    Note to self; don't mess with Commander Scoones. (slowly backing away from key board)
     
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    orangeradish Bobo approved

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    Fixed it for you, Chris.

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    Given the turn of events in this thread, just pointing out that there is nothing serious about this post.


    ...everyone knows I'm too weak to pick up a rock. forget throwing it.
     
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    Chris,

    Nice point made!!

    We don't need this BS on the rivers and harrasement of steelhead!

    Dave
     
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    The funny/ironic thing is that his Signature was, "Saving Stilly Nates." :rofl:
     
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    My favorite part of the question. Can't stop laughing.
     
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    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    Of course this is only after I have swung a fly thru the run to verify that there is no steelhead inhabitating the hole, And he's been disinfected!! ONLY THEN CAN BENNY SWIM !!!
     
  19. Kaiserman

    Kaiserman Phil 4:11-13

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    There in lies the rub really. Great point Panhandle. Imagine someone coming to your door, but instead of ringing the doorbell to get your attention they lob in a M-80 into your front room.

    Throwing rocks might be affective.....bad idea. I think they get enough stress already.
     
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    While the premise of the original question was nothing but wrong and I don't think is funny, there are actually a lot of funny posts in this thread. I almost feel guilty for laughing as I read it. I am not sure if I should be :beathead: or :rofl:. I am so confused?! :confused:
     

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