Small Streams, Big Cutts?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Woollyworm, Oct 9, 2001.

  1. Woollyworm

    Woollyworm New Member

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    Hey all,
    Rumor has it that October is THE month to find sea-run cutts in tribs and small lowland creeks. I've also heard that the best time is after a rain. Any experts out there who can confirm/deny this info and provide further illumination? Advice regarding flies, tackle and destinations would be really appreciated.

    Straight lines!
     
  2. Tom Bowden

    Tom Bowden Active Member

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    Some of the best stream fishing I've had for SRC has been in October and November after heavy rains when the rivers are high and muddy. I especially like the small Hood Canal streams in these conditions. Use large black flies that are more visible in the cloudy water. A #4 black Wolley Worm with a red or orange yarn tail works good.
     
  3. guest

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    directly at the heels of the chums is when they flood the streams after a easy meal and not bullied by all the spawning fish
     
  4. guest

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    oh yeah october is the best time you will catch them at your favorite beach or whatever. i have seen a lot of big cutthroat all bunched together lately where i usally dont see one but just catch them incidental fishing for silvers. right now is when they arte real agresive and all on the shoreline waiting to go up stream