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

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

  1. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    The dragon is awesome too...

    Makes me think that all swingers of wet steelhead flies and all dirty nymphers have it all wrong that if you are not skating dries for steelhead then you are doing it all wrong.
     
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    I think anyone that uses an indicator should all go to the spey page on this site and start talking shit about swingers. That is something you don't see but you sure see them coming over to a nymph question or post and wasting 20 pages.
     
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    Sean, those Jigs are sick nice job. Make sure to use a 5.5 FD raven float;)
     
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    Great call!!
     
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    I have spent quite some time thinking about the topic and if all agree that nymphing for Steelhead is wrong and swinging for Steelhead is so right. I think a happy meduim is if I can find myself a nice little Nympho (prefrably Swedish) that was more than willing to Swing for Steelhead I simply can not go wrong.

    :)
     
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    If I caught a helgramite, and put it on a bare #8 dry fly hook, threw it out and let it swing wit the current, would I be swinging, nymphing, or bait fishing?
     
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    Obviously bait fishing............you bait fisher you.:rofl:

    I think the answer to that is "who gives a sh*t"

    Or we could start bashing on bait fisherman............the choice is yours. :ray1:

    Just kidding of course, please don't send me a message stating how upset you are with my conduct on this site.:beathead:

    This thread is still alive.............amazing, after all the sensitivity bawling:
     
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    What!!! :eek: Only one responce, on a thread that's been putting on a page or two a day??!! don't tell me I stumped everyone but one here! :rolleyes: Sheesh, only a few posts and allready I killed a thread. bawling:



    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  12. Ed Call

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    The book that dictates how you can legally fish is called the Washington Sport Fishing Rules. It covers when and where you can do this, that, the other and something else. It also tells you when you can't, or have to restrict your fishing to certain hours, techniques or gear. It is all the same stuff, all sport fishing. Some drive trucks, vans, sportscars, motorcycles and whateverthehellelse you use. We all get a drivers license, some with speical permissions to use one vehicle type or certain lanes, but in general it is still just driving. YAWN.
     
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    I think a better comparison is in the fishing world nymphing for Steelhead is equal to in the dating world targeting fat chicks. Nothing illegal about it. If you think they all just "generally drive the same" more power to you. Me I can certainly feel a huge difference in either arena.

    :)
     
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    There are a lot of guys on here that like to target fat chicks... :D
     
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