Rigging trout beads?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Thomas Williams, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I could of kept my mouth shut, but then again it wouldn't be me. Fly fishing to me is using something to imitate a bug. An egg also a hard bead is not fly fishing. You might as well be using a centerpin reel and going with a noodle rod.
     
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  2. Josh Stroud

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    This can depend on when you were trying this, when the salmon are just getting into the water and laying eggs they are not starting to "decay" yet - so there usually is not much flesh in the water and they are munching eggs. Later in the year when you can see them dead on the banks, you know that the flesh in throughout the river. I absolutely love swinging flesh just past log jams. Usually the big bows know that dying salmon will get caught on the logs and release tasty flesh into thier mouths. :)
     
  3. Jim Speaker

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    If its not cane rod, silk line and gut leader with a dry fly, then you might as well be chuckin' bait from a lawn chair, son!
     
  4. Peyton00

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    from now on..... you are a Fake fly fisherman, since you are not using real flies or real bugs as a lure. Calling yourself an imitation fly fisherman will suffice.:D
     
  5. CLO

    CLO Future WFF Mod

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    Are bead head nymphs still flies? If not, I'm a gear fisherman.
     
  6. Josh Stroud

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    Well then, this must include many things I use. Sculpins, minnow patterns, ect. I dont believe any of these are actually considered a bug.
     
  7. Derek Young

    Derek Young Emerging Rivers Guide Services

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    Little early for this argument, isn't it fellas? Last I looked, the sun was out and the fish are rising.
     
  8. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    Thats not true,I like swinging spoons & pink worms not to mention my love of plunking wing bobbers
     
  9. FLYFLICKER

    FLYFLICKER Chris

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    Hmmm. . . I have mixed feeling about this setup. It certainly smells like gear fishing, however, the creativeness of it has my attention and wheels turning. Its functionality seems convincing. Will I give it a shot? In the words of Jim Rome, “maybe. . . maybe”
     
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    I sometimes scent my yarnies. I mean "egg patterns" :)
     

  11. I don't see chit outside my window rising
     
  12. Thomas Williams

    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    If you want to hate go read the thread about throwing spoons on a spey rod. Although I would never do it I'm sure its effective.
     
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  13. Charles Sullivan

    Charles Sullivan dreaming through the come down

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    There may be no member of the angling community more sensitive than a nympher. Like Kerry, I have used beads and indicator rigs etc. and would rather drink beer and plunk than do it again. Truthfully, I'd rather not fish than chuck lead with a fly rod. Honestly guys, nut up and don't get so sensitive. You really shouldn't be concerned at all whether OMJ respects you.

    I'm gonna run an ace hi behind my dodgers this weekend, and I won't call it flyfishing. You can even pick on me about it. I won't cry or get all sensitive. OMJ will not respect me for it and I'll still have my self esteem intact.

    Now all of you get on the google machine and google up beads and pegging. Trust me, the nymphers will love the results.

    Go Sox,
    cds
     
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  14. spoon with a bead trailer
     
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  15. while ur at it research Girth brooks






    you have been warned