North Fork Stilly Condition

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by Evan Virnoche, Jun 24, 2013.

  1. _WW_

    _WW_ Fishes with Wolves

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    It was this I was referring too when speaking of the pool closure.

    Ironic that the fish are not allowed to be stressed by fisherman, but swimming several dozen folks per hour through the pool wearing tubes or water wings must not stress them in the least. :)

    Take heart tho...it's only a matter of time before snorkeling is the only way you will be allowed to see a wild steelhead. And then...we will lose that too.
     
  2. Andrew Lawrence

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  3. very cool pics thank you for sharing
     
  4. Salmo_g

    Salmo_g Active Member

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    That's an ugly slide. That blue clay seam could bleed for years. Damn!
     
  5. HauntedByWaters

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    Evil blue clay, my nemesis.
     
  6. cuponoodle breakfast

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    Thanks for sharing the slide pics.
     
  7. Mike Garritson

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    No clarity issues today! Amazing day. Had fish issues though...everything but pinks seems to have disappeared.
     
  8. skyrise

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    mgarritson, thanks for the info.
    not been able to get up there. was wondering how bad the water is.
     
  9. golfman44

    golfman44 4-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    Monday the water was nice, even got a steelhead. Went back wednesday, water was at least a foot higher, and was murky as hell. Not even a bite in 6+ hours on Wednesday.

    Glad its dropped and cleared, maybe I can make it out there next weekend.
     
  10. DanielOcean

    DanielOcean Steelhead Virgin

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    LOL
     
  11. Water was clear by friday and thrusday was 3-4 vis, it whipped into shape fairlu quick for that 4000 bump. Dan hooked a few pinks and and i hooked some thursday with a bull. Fridauy no tugs
     
  12. golfman44

    golfman44 4-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    You and Dan have caught more bulls this past month than everyone else on this forum combined. Its crazy
     
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  13. DanielOcean

    DanielOcean Steelhead Virgin

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    I know its BULL shit isnt it?
     
  14. golfman44

    golfman44 4-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    lol as I said I wish it was a coho. never caught one on a fly rod.
     
  15. Arni Jonsson

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    Anyone fished the N.Stilly lately ?