W side lakes on fire now! Go!

Discussion in 'Stillwater' started by Jim Wallace, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    Hedzup! Several W side lakes are providing hot trout action right now! Find one near you and have at it! I could not for the life of me get my micro-brew opened yesterday afternoon! Finally had to reel my black #10 sparkle bugger (fished on a clear intermediate line) in so I had time to reach for the beer and give the cap a twist!:beer1: Pyramid Snow Cap! Good one for out on the lake!

    I think a pause (in stripping) that is about the same length of time required to reach for a beer and grip the cap in preparation to twisting it off, is about right to induce a strike. Worked for me, except you can't get your beer opened this way!
     
  2. Gary Thompson

    Gary Thompson dirty dog

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    Gee, Jim I feel so sorry for ya.
    Try snipping off the hook on said fly, no problem opening and drinking beer then.
    Tis the season!!!
     
  3. pfournier

    pfournier Do it outside!

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    Jim, what part of the w-side are you fishing? Don't need to know exact lake unless you care to share.
     
  4. Scott Salzer

    Scott Salzer previously micro brew

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    Try the new Iron Horse, Ellensburg, Irish Death - some good stuff.

    MB
     
  5. MasterAnglerTaylor

    MasterAnglerTaylor Member

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    i recommend trying busch for all your fishing adventures
     
  6. IveofIone

    IveofIone Active Member

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    Taylor-do you wash your dishes in that stuff before or after you drink it?:D

    Ive
     
  7. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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  8. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    Check yer pms.
     
  9. Greg Arcara

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    Not very helpful for the thread, but I love Snow Cap :) Where are you finding it already? I was looking in the store yesterday and no dice.. Ended up w/ "Brrr" which a pretty good too!
     
  10. Griswald

    Griswald a.k.a. Griswald

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    Every year I love the Winter seasonals...It usually comes down to Alaskan Winter, SnowCap, or Wassail...so far this year SnoCap is working best for me, but have not had Wassail yet.
    Best time of beer!

    Griswald
     
  11. orkila

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    There is no better winter seasonal brew, nor better name, than "Winterfish" from Fish Brewing Company in Olympia.
    :beer1:
     
  12. Jeff Studebaker

    Jeff Studebaker Kayak Fly Angler

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    Things are picking up at my favorite Whatcom County lake too, though my beginner brain is too small to figure out the right fly and presentation. Guess I'll be trying the woolybugger/beerbottle method.
     
  13. Islander

    Islander Steve

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    If it stops raining I'll have a Lone Lake report.
     
  14. Eric Tarcha

    Eric Tarcha gear whore

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    Tried the Irish Death couple of nights ago, FANTASTIC!!!
     
  15. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    I'll have to find some Irish Death and give it a try. Also have to try the Winterfish. I love the Alaskan Winter Ale. The touch of Spruce tips adds a nice flavor.

    OK, now you know my seeecret lake fishing techneek. Study the stooking reports and pick out the closest lake thats been recently stocked. Stocked two weeks ago is best, since the cookie cutters still don't know a cedar twig from a crawdad claw and have gotten reely hungry.
    Pick a day with little or no wind. Launch your pram or canoe. Don't forget anyting, but if you do have to forget something, at least make sure you haave a couple of good micro brews along. (Necessessary for success, using this proven techneek)).
    Use any wooly buugah or randumbly pick a fly form your steamer box. Shtokers ar shtooped! Whoodathumkit??? Tie one on. Srip out a bunch of lines and attemp a cass. Padle some to straihten out yer lines. (howd I get so many lines?) Mov slowly and deliberratley:beer1: when reeching for that brewww. Don't bangg anythaing on the side of your boot or mak any splaishes with yoyur finns. Look the other way, pop that brew, and take a harty swig, as this shometimes ushually alsho works good (when you hjear your rod thunmpin' the gunnels, unswig and grab for it!):beer2: Fish on!