One fly for big cutts

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by D3Smartie, Sep 26, 2008.

  1. D3Smartie

    D3Smartie Active Member

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    got him! :thumb:
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  2. Jake Bannon

    Jake Bannon nymphs for steelhead....

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    My GOD, what a freakin pig!!!!!!
     
  3. jpugs

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    ...and the 'one' fly?
     
  4. DimeBrite

    DimeBrite MA-9 Beach Stalker

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    Well done, that's a very special fish. Looks like you've discovered an estuary producing a super breed of cutthroat! Keep it secret.
     
  5. Sterling silver

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    OUTSTANDING!
     
  6. Tom Johnston

    Tom Johnston Been around a while

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    One word "HOG"!
     
  7. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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    My biggest cutt came on a size 4 egg sucking bunny leech which was crazy weird because I was practicing casting in late march...

    I like thunder creeks a lot as well...

    Also that cutt is freaking giant..
     
  8. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    Wow! That fish is a real beauty! Nice shot, too. I assume now you have a new "secret fly" too? Are those sea lice along its back?
    I have a "Sculpzilla" in my box I would have thrown its way. Or a Shock 'n Awe.
    I have to go tie up a couple of flies and splice one of my lines, then i'm heading up to the rainshadow (great timing... no rain due). I'm going to have to hit a beach up there at the crack-o-dawn after looking at that fish! Tuesday morning, too.
    Thanks for the inspiration!
     
  9. D3Smartie

    D3Smartie Active Member

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    no secret. A small sculpin pattern got him.
     
  10. Peter Pancho

    Peter Pancho Active Member

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    how are sculpins fished in salt water, sub surface or on a sink tip? Does color make a difference? Again, great pic!
     
  11. calebsb

    calebsb New Member

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    Don't scorn those little scud shrimp along the water's edge.
     
  12. Dale Dennis

    Dale Dennis Formally Double-D

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    Good job D3, that’s one beautiful searun.
    Just a side note, it has been my experience (in the salt) with followers and short takes is that if you speed up your retrieve with long pulls at about mid point through the retrieve process many times you can trigger their instinct to take the fly.
     
  13. Roger Stephens

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    What a beautiful sea-run cutthroat!

    Roger
     
  14. Clint F

    Clint F Fly Fishing Youth

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    Sweet fish David.

    Clint
     
  15. Saltman

    Saltman "Just Fish!"

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    You are the Cut magnet! Nice fish David :thumb: