1) If you are losing too many fish then use a longer stinger and/or a larger hook. 2) Good fatliners can consistently outfish good gear fishermen. 3) Coho can be caught on a regular basis in the middle of the day under clear skies if the current/tide is right. 4) Tube flies and jig-hook Clousers are hard to beat. 5) It is more productive to fish for 1 hour at first light for 5 days in a row than it is to fish for 5 hours on a single day.