SRC Report?

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by VTDryFly, Dec 1, 2017.

  1. Nick Clayton

    Nick Clayton Active Member

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    Ya it's fun to make new names for things to make them seem cooler than they are. Sometimes it fools people into forgetting the less than popular original... Eh CLO....er... XP... ;)
     
  2. SaltyCutt

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    I have not been out lately due to work, but last year I really found a dead drift with a slow strip very effective in the winter. I had to go to PSFC for advice, and it worked. I downsized a Delias to a 8 SC15 and it worked on SRC and really well on resident coho. Hard to get used to the pace coming out of the can't strip fast enough summer and fall.

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    An indicator is not necessary. Tie on your small euphausiid-amphipod pattern, and make accurate up current casts to porpoising cutthroat or resident silvers. Then make twitchy 1-2" strips to pop the fly. The grabs are very fun.
     
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  4. VTDryFly

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    Thanks can you say sugar sc15 is? So you were doing an 8 Delia’s and went down to something smaller I presume
     
  5. jasmillo

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    I not targeted SRC much since the summer. It has been pretty much all salmon for me since August. Wrapped that up with my last Chum outing a couple weekends back and had to endur fishing spots like this the last 10 days or so...

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    Actually fishing was not great but everything else was so who cares!

    Anyway, has anyone here fished SRC with something like a greased mysis shrimp stripped slow? I have a bunch in my boxes from my days in CO. I might have to give that a shot next weekend.
     
  6. SaltyCutt

    SaltyCutt Beach Bum

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    My normal Dehlias squid is tied on a Gamikatsu SC15 #4, I downsized the hook and dressing to a #6 & #8 and they worked great all winter. It's still my go to fly because I can tie a dozen in an hour and throw them out when I bang one on the rocks or the fly falls apart.

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  7. VTDryFly

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    Is this fly a dry on the surface or subsurface when you say pop. If subsurface how far down is it? Do you use floating line?
     
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    Subsurface, intermediate fly line, long fluorocarbon leader. The fly is hopped along in the water column like a swimming amphipod.
     
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  9. Cougar Zeke

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    I fished a #16 Mysis today for a while as a trailer. I caught something all right: a herring. No shit- right in the lower lip. I hooked another fish on that rig after the herring, but couldn't tell which fly it was on before LDR. It was dead calm where I was at and could see fish dimpling from time to time which led to the small mysis.
     
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