What brand bobber to balance my death star?

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by golfman44, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. Dan will never catch a steelhead not even gill netting
     
  2. _WW_

    _WW_ Geriatric Skagit Swinger

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  3. Cruik

    Cruik Active Member

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    Since you're out of Monroe, the Sky has a 5 or 6 mile stretch still open (great fly water above and below the Reiter, btw) and the NF stilly still has a large section open. Also, the OP isn't the only place with steelhead. The Chehalis tribs (which should be getting their late winter hatchery runs now) are open and there are a whole lot of rivers on the coast and SW WA that have steelhead (some publicized, some not). If you can hitch a ride with somebody out that direction, it can be a real cheap trip, especially since you can usually find free campgrounds. A trip out to the coast generally doesn't cost me much more than I would spend in a weekend normally. I'm not sure if you don't have the funds or a vehicle, but I'm usually strapped for cash too, but manage it sleeping in my truck and eating cheap, garbage food. I also save my money for trips, rather than gear and a lot of people around here would probably advocate the same. Not trying to be at all critical, but for a beginner steelheader without the time or funds for luxurious hotel and guided fishing trips, you gotta do what you've gotta do. If you do go to the coast, don't go to the Hoh. It's a tough place for beginners.

    Sorry to take the thread off topic.
     
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    Starting a thread like this should earn its originator a 2-week ban. Jokes are one thing, but stupidity should hurt.

    Sg
     
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  5. golfman44

    golfman44 5-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    All we need now is a comment from NateTreat and Dustinchromers to complete the holy trinity.

    Life is short bro. Never hurt anyone to live/laugh a little.
     
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    golfman44 5-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    The running line for the columbia heads will have a gill net attached to it
     
  7. David Dalan

    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

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    Great OT.

    Don't forget the East side of WA as well. I would guess you're not that far from being on the Methow. A window of warm weather in the early spring could be worth the trip. If you will be happy with nothing but stamped chrome, then this is not for you. Further out there are other rivers in E. Wa still giving up fish to multiple angling strategies, including a fly swung on a tip.
     
  8. Rob Allen

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    too funny
     
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    Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

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    Salmo_g said: ↑
    Starting a thread like this should earn its originator a 2-week ban. Jokes are one thing, but stupidity should hurt.Sg

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    "golfman44 said: All we need now is a comment from NateTreat and Dustinchromers to complete the holy trinity.

    Life is short bro. Never hurt anyone to live/laugh a little.

    Original post:

    "golfman44 said: ↑
    Now that the bobber king has spoken, all we need is a comment from NateTreat and Dustinchromers to complete the holy trinity."

    Nice edit of your original post in which you slammed Sg, golfman. But WTF dude, who the F are you?!" Some young, wet-behind-the-ears newbie who, according to your posts, has never even caught a steelhead or has never even tied a fly but somehow thinks he has the street cred to dis a respected senior member of not only this website but of the NW fishing community, a person who has dedicated his life and career to protecting steelhead and salmon and who has caught more steelhead (on the swing) than you'll ever catch by any method save gill netting (given their imperiled status). Give me a break. If you want people on WFF to respect you, knowing what and who you are talking about before you post would be a good start.
     
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    we aren't making humor of fly fishing though..
     
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    Sometimes saying crap and posting it ends up copied before editing. Ouch. Funny to see that. Sad to see one of the new young guns that thinks their crap doesn't stink go off about a respected forum member. A respected forum member who's put in the time, shared more than he's taken and an overall good dude. Low hole move Golfman44, low hole move.
     
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    This thread...
     
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  13. golfman44

    golfman44 5-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    Which Bronco fan called the funny police?



    In all seriousness: Slow your roll chief. I edited it because I thought there was a chance Salmo didn't realize this whole thread was a joke. If the words "bobber king" are disrespectful in your eyes and are enough to set you off on this rant, I think you should just take a peek at the 30 other threads on this forum.

    And not that it matters, but yes I have caught a steelhead. As many as salmo this year? Maybe...but I'm not in any kind of contest. I do know that it is more than I caught last year, and that is just fine by me.

    P.s. I edited this post a bit too
     
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    So the swingers can bash and bash and bash every other fisherman in the world but when they get bashed it's a "NO-NO" I don't care who you are if you dish it out then YOU should be able to take it! And yes salmo dishes plenty!!! From bad mouthing every other fisherman that doesn't believe in "his way" to sly off to the side "I'M BETTER THAN YOU POSTING"

    You know it's not enough that we have to read all the bullshit that the "swingers dish out" every time a thread is started that's not about a swung fly - now we have to defend them if the same words are written in return.

    That I would call bull-shit!
     
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  15. golfman44

    golfman44 5-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    Pretty much spot on here