River SRC report

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Brad Niemeyer, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. Patrick Gould

    Patrick Gould Active Member

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    So True, but it's a little better than last year. I fished a bit where the Bryant road crosses and didn't see the usual tweeker camp. Last year was scary though.
     
  2. Checkthisout

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    Never fished the Stilly or Skagit for them but sometimes you just get lucky. All the SRC's I catch generally top out @ 18" or so but keep in mind that's fishing from a sled (covering lots of water) in a system I know like the back of my hand.
     
  3. Smalma

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    I need to work on my cutthroat game!!

    Checkthisout -
    What sort of flies do you find most effective?

    I have traditionally used mostly spiders with a mix of muddlers and other odds and ends and would say over the years probably only average 4 or 5 sea-runs/hour. And any catch/hour in the double digits for the trip would be certainly be a red letter day.

    The Nooksack, Samish, Skagit, Stillaguamish and Snohomish systems have all produced decent fishing for me but never have been fortunate enough to come close to encountering a 6# fish. Best fish was a Skagit fish though have managed 4 pounders from the Nooksack, Stillaguamish and Snohomish system as well.

    Curt
     
  4. Daryle Holmstrom

    Daryle Holmstrom retiredfishak

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    Lets see the photos
     
  5. Checkthisout

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    Or it didn't happen right? :D
     
  6. Daryle Holmstrom

    Daryle Holmstrom retiredfishak

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    Well hoisting a cuttie out of the water to weigh it on a scale should raise some red flags
     
  7. Checkthisout

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    Why do you say that?
     
  8. Checkthisout

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    I also have a 20 LB Coho mounted that I took out the Snoqualmie on a wee Dick Nite with 6 LB test.
     
  9. KerryS

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    Caught it trolling?
     
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  10. Skysoldier

    Skysoldier Trout Hunter

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    Beautiful fish HR!
     
  11. Checkthisout

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    Nope, just casting it carolina rigged with a bullet weight and 6 ft leader.

    Good stuff eh?
     
  12. Kyle Smith

    Kyle Smith DBA BozoKlown406

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    Checkthisout I hate to sound snooty but we don't care about your dick nights nor the poor cutthroat you manhandled.
     
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  13. Checkthisout

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    I don't think you're any different than any other Fisherman. Like us you're tricking the fish into impaling itself onto a hook and then making it fight for it's life to the point of exhaustion and you think you're better than someone who chose to take a split second to carefully weigh a fish?

    Dick Nites make great flies. Not sure why you would be against actually catching fish instead of just fishing.

    Might as well just use poppers and go reef in bullfrogs if you hate catching fish so much.
     
  14. Hillbilly Redneck

    Hillbilly Redneck wishin i was fishin

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    I hit the river for a little while after work today. My leaky waders told me that the water temps have dropped a little even though it was sunny and warm. I concentrated on a couple of shady spots that looked fishy and vacant of humpies.
     

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  15. Daryle Holmstrom

    Daryle Holmstrom retiredfishak

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    Looks like a six pounder to me ;-)