Whidbey Island Steel?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by 7x, Dec 24, 2001.

  1. 7x

    7x New Member

    Has anyone recently fished Whidbey for Steelhead?

    I'd like to chuck a fly from Ft. Casey or Lagoon and wanted to hear if anyone has enjoyed any luck.

    Happy Holidays!

    7x
     
  2. Salty_Pete

    Salty_Pete New Member

    I haven't tried it yet, but I plan on being out there this coming Sunday. If anyone out there can suggest patterns and which tide fishes better- it would be very helpful!

    Good Luck-
     
  3. fly15

    fly15 New Member

    In The Estuary Flyfisher there is a whole chapter dedicated to fly fishing for steelies in the salt.It has some fly patterns and the best tides to fish for them and other helpful hints.Please let
    me know how you guys do.GOOD LUCK. :THUMBSUP
     
  4. 7x

    7x New Member

    I was able to sneak out of the in-laws on Christmas day to wet a line. My father-in-law joined me and is an avid salmon fisherman and lives on Whidbey.

    Although the weather was incredible the fishing was unproductive. I was using pink shrimp patterns.

    We were only able to fish for a couple hours during the high tide transition so our effort was definately limited.

    Happy New Year!

    7x
     

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