PNP Report: 7/25-26

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by yellowlab, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. constructeur

    constructeur Active Member

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    :thumb:..yeah, lesson learned for sure...right when I decided to come in I saw a bunch of jumps and slashes within casting range, got a little excited, and nearly stayed too long. You must have seen me nearly get swamped by those two larger rollers that finally put an end to me staying out. :D
     
  2. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Oh yeah, gotta watch the rollers. I got it good last year! Kinda like a tidal wave out of nowhere and all of a sudden you find yourself waist deep facing it!....wondering what the hell, turn to move to the beach like molasses! Ha! Whoosh! That and the tide coming in and getting "stranded" out on an island of sand is no laughing matter. Everyone should be aware. Oh yeah, I was near some fish doing the same thing just before you came in. I now wish I would have put on Leland's Popper. I'm thinking there were a few good size Blackmouth around. Otherwise, the fishing was pretty stinky yet.

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  3. Peter Pancho

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    Hey Larry I think I told you that upon rising tide, I usually take 2-5 steps back every 15 minutes or so just to be safe, I was once almost trapped on that Island, scary stuff.
     
  4. IT was a poor day for Coho. It will get better once those fish come in, its just a trickle right now. The fish checker only reported 3 fish all day. What sort of tactics would you have used?
     
  5. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Since Hooker has proclaimed his expertise yet again for targeting selected species...the world waits his detailed recommendation.

    Alas, I'm expecting either no response from him or a mere "strip your fly and don't let it sit motionless on the bottom" response. With all the anglers screened by the WDFW checker only yeilding 3 fish I'm sure that it really was a super hot fishing day and everyone that caught crab, bullhead and flounder must just be anglers inferior in talent to the aforementioned Hooker.

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    (Sorry for the level of agitation, i'm hoping that this is read and found to be somewhat humorous, that is my intent although intent does not often translate well online)
     
  6. Jake L

    Jake L New Member

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    :rofl:

    love the disclaimer too, I've discovered they are quite useful because I have a dry sense of humor that when typed, translates to jerk/idiot. (or maybe I am...;))
     
  7. Hooker

    Hooker Banned or Parked

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    mumbles, what would you suggest? You seem to have it all figured out. Which is apparent by the incredible reports you post and stunning amounts of fish you catch. If thats how you catch your target species, good for you, maybe it makes you happier to target bullhead and flounder.

    And yes, i did very well for coho on the day mentioned. Not letting my fly sit on the bottom nor move slowly enough to catch flounder or bullheads.
     
  8. By the way... my buddy caught that third fish. He sighted a single Coho on the surface feeding, casted to it and it was on, landed, bonked and put on ice. Even amongst the 50+ boats trolling around, there was only 1 guy that we saw that landed one. Everything moves in patterns and while some spots and tides are better than others, there was pretty much zippola going on these two days. Last year was a banner year and we had some fine Coho to hand. So, don't assume that we should change tactics when there is little to target in the water. The fact that we hooked something means that the wiggle to our flies are at least enticing something to hit. I doubt that Coho are much different than Flounder, they want to spend the least amount of energy to catch the easiest and most plentiful of food supply. In fact, flounder probably have to expend more energy coming off the bottom to strike a fly that is suspended and rmoving in the water column. We fished the evening, camped out, woke up at 4:30 am the next day and pounded it pretty hard. At least I didn't go home hungry...the local Casino had a free lunch and I filled up on the manila clams at the bake.
     
  9. Mr.E

    Mr.E He called me an Elitist ?? LOL ..what a moron

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    We all know that aHooker(aka: prostitute/call girl/meth head etc.) has special techniques. Laying still motionless on the bottom is not how it's performed...(*disclaimer: I know nothing regarding the purchase of a Hooker, my comments are based on hear say) Although a Hooker is the lower form of that profession so one might need to think twice about getting advice from such a person.....there would most likely be a good chance that taking advise from such a person will definitely yield a high success rate of catching crabs and other by products.......not a good thing.
     
  10. Ed Call

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    Hooker, I'm not trying to get your knickers in a twist, really I'm not. But remember your post?
    That is all you said. You did not post your catch report, any helpful hints on patters, techniques or tactics. I checked the trip reports with pics and nothing there from you, noly your wordsI'm not saying that I know anything, we both know I don't. On that day, had I fished, I would have been lucky to get a bullhead. It would take an act of congress or an act of you know who for me to score a coho. Why be so critical of someone's tactics without making a recommendation? Isn't that the spirit of the forum, to chat, share, teach, learn? I did not know that to barb and criticize was the order of the day. You seem highly knowledgeable, at least you present yourself as such, so offer somethign besides "might consider a change in tactics". What are you afraid of, that I'll take your tips and outfish you? Again, this is highly unlikely for two reasons. First you are not offering any tips to anyone. Second, you have nothing to worry about with me, your fish are safe from me. Of couse you are not obligated to post any useful infomration for me or others. There are plenty of others who have shined so much light on this process for me that I'm forever grateful. All I'm seeing from you is I'm better than you style stuff and a gloomy cloud.
     
  11. Hooker

    Hooker Banned or Parked

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    hmmm... yeah. pretty much the same.:hmmm:


    go ahead and take your shots. its nothing that hasnt been said before.
    if you've got it all figured out, great. good for you.:thumb:
     
  12. Steven Green

    Steven Green Hood Canal Pirate

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    Settle down children.
     
  13. Matt Burke

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    Geezus, you new guys really know how to fuck up a thread.
     
  14. Peter Pancho

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    haha, great stuff.
     
  15. Go Fish

    Go Fish Language, its a virus

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    iagree