Chum or steelhead

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by i hate baitchuckers, Nov 27, 2002.

  1. i hate baitchuckers

    i hate baitchuckers New Member

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    I was wondering where on the skykomish you guys all fish i am looking for a good hole and was wondering if any of you will be able to share!!! i was wondering what patterns work for chum on the sky or steelhead although it might be a wee bit early for steelhead but what the heck there is always the chance of hooking into one!!! So any info on good whole or whatever would be greatly appreciated!!! thanx
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  2. i hate baitchuckers

    i hate baitchuckers New Member

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    also what kind of water do chums hold in?
     
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    CSchafer :EEK :EEK :EEK :EEK
    Just not sure what the draw is too even catching chums....
    Could you imagine if all the runs were as strong as the chum this year.

    Fish Colorado!

    :TSKTSK
     
  4. caddisaction

    caddisaction New Member

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    they like chum candy. Ive had good luck with them. good luck to you!!

    Caddisaction
     
  5. cuponoodle breakfast

    cuponoodle breakfast Bigfoot is blurry

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    I have answers to your questions, but I am often one of those evil bait chuckers you hate so much. You probably wouldn't lower yourself to taking advice from me.
     
  6. Luv2Spey

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    The gear guys will often drift a red or green marabou jig suspended under a bobber through a pod of chum. This is very effective. Taking a cue from them, I've caught chum by dead drifting a red or chartreuse fly (inc chum candy) on the end of an intermediate sink tip through a chum hole. I usually don't swing a fly when 'chumming' because I seem to get more foul hooks that way.

    Chum are somewhat different than Kings and Coho in that they'll find a slot in a fast, deep riffle, and stack up. By contrast, Kings and Coho will almost always lie in deep, slow water (unless spawning).

    Mattzoid and I were on the Sky yesterday and I hooked, but LLR'd, a chum in the riffle at the bottom of 2-bit. So they're there.

    Good luck,

    Michael
     
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    BOBLAWLESS New Member

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    DEAR I HATE BAIT CHUCKERS,

    I am replying, not because of your post, but because of the name you have chosen for your post. Do you hate them because they
    1. Stink of roe and other odors.
    2. Fish diffently than we do and often foul our lines.
    3. Catch more fish than we do and make us jealous.
    4. Always talk about catching over 100 steelhead last season.
    5. They probably don't catch more than two or three, and these are mostly gut hooked, not that they ever release any.
    6. You see them as some sort of displaced catfisherman.
    7. You get sick when one of them, probably to grand stand a bit, reaches in his roe bucket and eats a few bits.
    8. They sort of insist you are a snob and probably stupid.
    9. They don't have the skills to fly fish and you look down on this.
    10. You see them as unsporting and should be banned from classic waters ( ponds and sloughs might be OK)
    11. That they have the balls to post on what is obviously a fly fishing forum.

    I am curious as to which numbers apply to your hatred. Please indulge me and respond.
    BOBLAWLESS : :CONFUSED
     
  8. i hate baitchuckers

    i hate baitchuckers New Member

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    I love fly fishing its so pure i became a man at 13 when i first picked up a fly rod i have fell in love with it ever since!!! Its a good excuse to skip school and slip away from reality and concetrate on what life is really about fishing!!! There is no such thing as a bad day fly fishing because evry time i go out i leanr something new how to make tighter loops, how to read the river and where fish are holding, and i could go on and on but you fly fishers no what im talking about its not really a sport i think its a passion it a desire it takes brains to out smart a fish and it takes skill!!! The last two years of my flyfishing since i started has taken me all around and i have expeirenced some of the coolest times in my life such as catching my first brown!!! http://www.theeveninghatch.com/photo/jay-evan.htm
     
  9. miked

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    hate is a strong word :BLUSH
     
  10. blueriverbwo

    blueriverbwo New Member

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    Are the chums in the south sound basically done?

    :CONFUSED
     
  11. You are jokeing right?, but I would quess you are only 15.
     
  12. Jon Brengan

    Jon Brengan flyfishing addict

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    Well you sure got the hackle up on alot them fellows!! I think if your persistant you'll see where all the cars are parked on the river and follow the trails to the good holes. Yeah there's alot of Bait Boys out there, but I've also learned alot about fishing this river by observing these guys. Plus there's alot of water they don't fish or can't but we can float a fly through and nothing heats 'em up more than a fly-guy picking up fish just above or below 'em. Hope you'll read between the lines and just enjoy the fishing.
     
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    No, they are not done. There is a late run that comes in december-january that are usually much brighter fish.
     
  14. i hate baitchuckers

    i hate baitchuckers New Member

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    I thought today i was gonna go skunked but the last hour omg i had found paradise i hooked six chum and landed two one which took me to the backing and broke me off there were three of us fishing we were hooking them every other cast those fish are some ugly things!!!
     
  15. Creatch'r

    Creatch'r Heavies...

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    being politically correct sucks

    where at on which river? i assume the sky since that is what you asked about. glad to hear another good report. ill be out sunday and ill let you guys know how i do.

    ~sean~