Nymphing for Steelhead...why are folks against it?

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by jroni, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. jpugs

    jpugs New Member

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    If that is "beading," then is it ever "fly" fishing unless you are using an lure imitating an insect from the order Diptera (which would exclude non-"true" flies such as mayflies and stoneflies)? Is it still nymphing if your "nymph" is really imitating a pupa or is that pupaing? I for one don't wan't to tell people that I pup for fish.
     
  2. HauntedByWaters

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    LOL!
     
  3. Kerfwappie

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    Real men hunt deer and elk with clubs and pheasants and ducks with rocks.
     
  4. oldskool

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    Now that's a purist! :thumb:
     
  5. Shapp

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    This thread exemplifys why this site is so f-ed up. Fishing is fishing, its what you do after you catch a steelhead that should be the real debate.
     
  6. TB

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    You got about a 40% chance of being right, which means to me, 60% of the fishermen on the water are watching where you fish, and how, and so should I. :)
     
  7. oldskool

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    Well, start a new thread about what that debate should be. I'm curious to know.

    It could not possibly turn out any worse than this one. :)
     
  8. slim

    slim Fish or Ski...Fish or ski....fish!

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    Wow gone for 2 days from this thread and it's STILLLL going. Doesn't anybody on this site fish?
     
  9. oldskool

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    Seriously, what should be the debate?

    Fish with adipose fin = back you go l'il buddy
    Fish w/o adipose fin = BBQ, struggling family, foodbank, or let it go if the law allows (not necessarily in that order)

    I'm not tring to be a smart***, just don't understand what could possibly be a debate here.
     
  10. PT

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    I will only respond directly to the thread title. Nymphing for Steelhead...why are folks against it

    It's just too easy to fish with a bobbercator. That's a fact! Why are people against it? Because they view life thru a window the size of a bottle cap. My numbers would increase 5 to 1 if I only fished a glo bug and indicator but that's not my style. I try to swing every inch of swingable water I can....... But sometimes the water dictates a different approach. Then I'll bobbercate. I don't pass up good water just because it's not swingable. If you're looking to catch steelhead then you need to adapt to the piece of river in front of you. It's about getting down, slowing it down, and keeping it down.

    Seems like a pretty petty arguement because we're all just a bunch of fisherpeople.
     
  11. seasel

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    I tied something onto the leader that I cast with my fly rod and fly line. I caught fish with it - and had fun.

    MY GOD... Is there a way to salvation? Where did I go soooooo wrong!?!?!?
     
  12. Kerfwappie

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    Bows and arrows? Well, that just ain't real huntin' to me. It's too easy.
     
  13. jobyksu

    jobyksu Long Drift Trouter

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    I'll go through a run with the swing, covering it really well. If I've had no luck, then I pull out the bedazzler and put some flash and weight on the fly.

    Very effective.
     
  14. Salmo_g

    Salmo_g Active Member

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    It's funny that some posters are commenting on the debate or argument. I don't read many posts that seem debatable or argumentative. Mainly just people sharing their thoughts, opinions, and having some fun with the topic because some, somewhere, find it controversial.

    Sg
     
  15. Daniel Nelson

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    bullshit! A real man would hunt deer and elk with clubs and pheasants and ducks with rocks and do it left handed just to be more elite.