Cedar River public parking

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  1. Jim Speaker

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    Man, he had too much time on his hands. Was that in the brochure??? ;)
     
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    Jim you have a solid point but there are not many times that gentlemen in the army are late. I suppose i will post my timeline as well, 0300 get off work, 0320 get home and sleep 0700 wake up and sleep in my truck while i wait on James, 0800 leave FT. Lewis, 0910 first fish on!
     
  3. Jim Speaker

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    Well... then I'll be holding you both to immediate hookup. Or it's latrine duty for ya both! ;)

    Tear it up. And, btw, thanks for serving this great country of ours.
     
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    Skyler if you ever want to link up and fish let me know. I've fished with James a few times and im in the army as well on lewis. I'm in 16th CAB. I rarely find service members in my neck of the woods who toss flies.
     
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  6. james.jimenez

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    Caught a bunch of trout today. Biggest was may 13 inches. I did catch an 18 inch white fish though.. That was awesome.. All fish returned to the river unharmed. Lost and missed a bunch of fish as well.

    QUESTION.. Some of the trout had white tipped fins. First tone I've seen this. Anyone know why?
     

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    The fish in those photos are coastal cutthroat. Oncorynchus clarki clarki.

    The first photo is interesting - red tip dorsal fin - a trait I noticed in the Barnes Creek coastal cutts at Lake Crescent. Oncorynchus clarki clarki f. crescentii.
     
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    Sorry... to answer your question: many sub-species of trout and char exhibit white tip or white edged fins. Just the way they are. :)

    The distinct white edge on dolly fins is really helpful in sight fishing to em.
     
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    Skyler Evans, thanks for a great day of fishing and good conversation. Maybe next time we can start higher on the river and try to avoid the crazy bridge jumpers!!! LOL
     
  10. Jim Speaker

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    I know exactly where you fished. Not a bad stretch.
     
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    James,

    I agree it was a great day and next time i hope i wont catch as many underwater trees.
     
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    Hey next time you guys are heading out to the Cedar let me know. It would be fun to meet some new people.
     
  13. Skyler Evans

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    I will definitely let you know when we head out there again.
     
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    Thanks man.
     
  15. Jim Speaker

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    I always tell people if you're not losing flies on the Cedar, you're not fishin' it right. Sounds like you are.