What are your "realistic" fishing goals for 2014?

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  1. SilverFly

    SilverFly Active Member

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    >Get off my ass and actually fish for winter steelhead again.
    >Catch at least one of the following on a trip to Baja this May: Roosterfish, dorado, sailfish, or striped marlin.
    >Hit the shad run below Bonneville at the peak for a change.
    >Catch more summer steelhead than last year.
    >Take my 22 yo son on a camping/fishing trip this summer. Not sure if we'll do trout, steelhead or ?...
    >Get out for fly rod albacore more than once or twice.
    >Make a concerted effort to intercept the late coho run.
     
  2. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Nothing. What happens, happens.
     
  3. ScottP

    ScottP Active Member

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    A friend is coming to visit us in MT this summer; think we'll give this spot a try

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    I also want to meet up with these guys and gals again

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    Regards,
    Scott
     
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  4. Kyle Smith

    Kyle Smith DBA BozoKlown406

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    Hey, just 5 months away! I hope to find some good salmonfly fishing without the insane crowds of Rock Creek.
     
  5. Krusty

    Krusty Krusty Old Effer

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    You might as well throw in catching a new Washington State Brown trout record at the same time....because they've got the same chance of happening....she only fishes in neoprene chest waders.
     
  6. Blake Harmon

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    Catch more tiger musky this spring than last.
    Make more trips to the salt for coho.
    Use my glass rods for the majority of my fishing.
     
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  7. cnnorgil

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    Actually LAND a 40+ pound king on the spey and catch a steelhead on a skated dry!
     
  8. Alexander

    Alexander Fishon

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    Get my son into some (it will be his first) Trout on the fly on some rivers using his own foam patterns - hoppers, beetles, and ants and a few sub surface patterns such as buggers and bucktail streamers. :)

    He just got a Redington Minnow set-up for Christmas and I also got him some fly tying stuff. It will be fun! :)
     
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  9. homeslice

    homeslice New Member

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    To catch at least one steelhead on a swung fly.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
     
  10. Brookie_Hunter

    Brookie_Hunter aka Dave Hoover

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    I second homeslices choice then add, sell many rods and reels in the Spring before crawling around little high mountain streams as much as possible in the Summer.
     
  11. golfman44

    golfman44 4-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    Ill go with!
     
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  12. generic

    generic Active Member

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    WHOA WHOA WHOA!!!

    I didn't mean to create any addicts on here with my question!

    You all realize, don't you, that catching a steelie on the swing it's game over. You might as well throw away your trout rods!

    Do your wife, kids, friends, jobs, etc a favor.... and don't even start!!! :D:p:D
     
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  13. golfman44

    golfman44 4-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    Don't get me wrong catching steelhead on the swing is amazing, but so is catching trout on a 2 wt or srcs hitting a Popper. I enjoy it all
     
  14. james.jimenez

    james.jimenez Active Member

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    My goal is to catch my first "Snakehead" here in Korea!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! COME ON WARMER WEATHER!!!!
     
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  15. David Loy

    David Loy Senior Moment

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    Me too.