Twanoh today

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by daveypetey, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. daveypetey

    daveypetey Active Member

    Hit up Twanoh today in hopes of bumping into a bunch of SRC's. There were a couple other teenage kids who looked to be just learning to fly fish. I didn't see any jumps, fishing birds, and no tugs at all. I did hit it as a pretty bad time as far as tide goes so I won't rule it out in the future, but man the bottom of that beach is in horrible shape from the shucking rules. Is that so the nutrients stay in the ecosystem? What a mess. If anyone has any other pointers of spots on the Hood that they'd wouldn't mind pointing me too I'd be very appreciative.
  2. Steve Saville

    Steve Saville Active Member

    You shuck the oysters and leave the shells on the beach because other juvenile oysters attach themselves to the shells rather than float on the tide.
  3. Gary Knowels

    Gary Knowels Active Member

    I would think that a beach littered with oyster shells would be a very good thing for fishing. Small critters living in and around the shells attracting progressively larger animals that SRC would like to feed on.
  4. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

    and what "rock" were you standing on? ..... I gotta know! .....
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  5. daveypetey

    daveypetey Active Member

  6. Kcahill

    Kcahill Active Member

  7. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

  8. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

    I agree Larry. What a shame.
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  9. daveypetey

    daveypetey Active Member

    I am sure we would feel differently if we were running a shop that was in a competitive market. :)
  10. Steve Knapp

    Steve Knapp Beach Bum

    Jesus, just looked that over, wow. I know they are all public/state parks, but still strange seeing them listed and detailed like that. Feels wrong.
  11. Steve Knapp

    Steve Knapp Beach Bum

    It's a competative market for sure, but all of that information you get by hanging around the shop and BS'n and spending some money. Now you don't have to step foot in their shop, and Gig Harbor is a fantastic shop, to get the info.

    Although most of that info is availible on this site with enough digging. Best just not to name specific beaches you fish. Stick with MA and be on the safe side.
  12. Kcahill

    Kcahill Active Member

    oh cmon they are just public beaches, its not like they tell you where to park, walk down to the beach, what flys to use......
  13. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

    Then go join the 20 others that you just "invited" on the same beach and see how you really like it. No offense to you or davepetey, it is best not to state where. You see, I'm an old fart that grew up fishing these beaches most always alone, and, it still is that way until people mention it. It's quite simple. Fishing alone or with your fishing pal is fine. Let it be that way! I like dealing with the Gig Harbor Fly Shop, but, I don't like the idea of them putting maps online. What the heck is the point? I would rather they just tell you in person, if, they so desire to put you on the right rock. I especially don't mind it if you are visiting from out of state, but, you locals are too lazy to figure it out for yourselves?..... :confused:
  14. Kcahill

    Kcahill Active Member

    not worth arguing, but i think you are missing the sarcasm in my last post...
  15. Steve Knapp

    Steve Knapp Beach Bum

    I think we have drifted far enough from daveypetey's initial thread and points on both side were made.

    Daveypetey, keep searching Hood Canal beaches, and focus on good tide movement. A big ebb or flood can make a huge difference. Pick a couple beaches and keep at it, just remember it's winter and fish are really spread out.

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  16. Steve Kokita

    Steve Kokita FISHON206

    I fished there and it's the rock just past the patch of sand that has a little sea weed on it and seven barnacles....can't miss it.
  17. Steve Kokita

    Steve Kokita FISHON206

    It also has my name on it so pm me if you must stand on it.
  18. Dipnet

    Dipnet aka Tim Hartman

    In my experience, all the "others" fish on that rock with the 7 barnacles!

    Ya need to walk down the beach and find the one with 3 barnacles, 2 limpets and one tubeworm!!!

    The water in front of that area is SRC heaven!!!!!! :p:D:p
  19. scott-s4

    scott-s4 New Member

    The neighborhood has screwed alot of places and people over. The GHFS has lost all of there knowledgeable employees and aren't really that great. they aren't local and have no local knowledge, they all want to catch steelhead (dont we all) but they have the mentality that all other fish aren't cool enough, aren't superior, aren't worth fishing for.

    the shop is like cancer, it just wont go away
  20. Eyejuggler

    Eyejuggler Beech Nut

    Seven ratings, you obviously have a bone to pick and use the forum for an outlet. I have always had great service there, gotten solid info and always felt welcome. Sure, they have alot of regional info posted, but this can be gotten easily...anytime, just google. If you have some specific or personal issues, I would recommend NOT being a Dbag on a popular internet forum...we have all seen what happens.