Twanoh today

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by daveypetey, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. daveypetey

    daveypetey Active Member

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    Hit up Twanoh today in hopes of bumping into a bunch of SRC's. There were a couple other teenage kids who looked to be just learning to fly fish. I didn't see any jumps, fishing birds, and no tugs at all. I did hit it as a pretty bad time as far as tide goes so I won't rule it out in the future, but man the bottom of that beach is in horrible shape from the shucking rules. Is that so the nutrients stay in the ecosystem? What a mess. If anyone has any other pointers of spots on the Hood that they'd wouldn't mind pointing me too I'd be very appreciative.
     
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    You shuck the oysters and leave the shells on the beach because other juvenile oysters attach themselves to the shells rather than float on the tide.
     
  3. Gary Knowels

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    I would think that a beach littered with oyster shells would be a very good thing for fishing. Small critters living in and around the shells attracting progressively larger animals that SRC would like to feed on.
     
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    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    and what "rock" were you standing on? ..... I gotta know! .....
     
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    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    I agree Larry. What a shame.
     
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    daveypetey Active Member

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    I am sure we would feel differently if we were running a shop that was in a competitive market. :)
     
  10. SaltyCutt

    SaltyCutt Beach Bum

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    Jesus, just looked that over, wow. I know they are all public/state parks, but still strange seeing them listed and detailed like that. Feels wrong.
     
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    SaltyCutt Beach Bum

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    It's a competative market for sure, but all of that information you get by hanging around the shop and BS'n and spending some money. Now you don't have to step foot in their shop, and Gig Harbor is a fantastic shop, to get the info.

    Although most of that info is availible on this site with enough digging. Best just not to name specific beaches you fish. Stick with MA and be on the safe side.
     
  12. Kcahill

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    oh cmon they are just public beaches, its not like they tell you where to park, walk down to the beach, what flys to use......
     
  13. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Then go join the 20 others that you just "invited" on the same beach and see how you really like it. No offense to you or davepetey, it is best not to state where. You see, I'm an old fart that grew up fishing these beaches most always alone, and, it still is that way until people mention it. It's quite simple. Fishing alone or with your fishing pal is fine. Let it be that way! I like dealing with the Gig Harbor Fly Shop, but, I don't like the idea of them putting maps online. What the heck is the point? I would rather they just tell you in person, if, they so desire to put you on the right rock. I especially don't mind it if you are visiting from out of state, but, you locals are too lazy to figure it out for yourselves?..... :confused:
     
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    not worth arguing, but i think you are missing the sarcasm in my last post...
     
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    SaltyCutt Beach Bum

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    I think we have drifted far enough from daveypetey's initial thread and points on both side were made.

    Daveypetey, keep searching Hood Canal beaches, and focus on good tide movement. A big ebb or flood can make a huge difference. Pick a couple beaches and keep at it, just remember it's winter and fish are really spread out.

    Steve
     
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