Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by Tim Ihle, Dec 16, 2017.
is anyone hooking up with fresh chrome hogs?
Saw a couple pigs in Bremerton earlier but they weren't very chrome.
Tried swinging my lucky Unscratched Scratch Ticket fly but couldn't get a take. Probably should have worked then again with a Shipyard Paystub, but I elected to continue on and look for some players.
Were they playing tough to get
Nothing for me today on Skagit except a few nice dollies.
I've been out a few times but nothing so far. My casting has gotten notably better though
Good casting/swinging practice on the Sky the last couple of weeks but no takers. Rain coming tomorrow and the river should rise. Looks like it’s coming down on Monday before another increase in flow Tuesday. Wednesday and beyond might be fishy. Fingers crossed.
Hog! I assume you got her on a traditional atlantic salmon fly?
Harvestable surplus...mini chrome hog! But a magnificent speciemen regardless.
I get the sense that most guys in this forum either don’t fish for steelies much, fish for them and don’t catch them, or , perhaps both! I guess the reality is they’re is just not that many left to fish for these days. Brutal
Chrome mini pig on the swing today.
Always fun to encounter native bows in our local streams.
Wild bows on the swing in your intimate home waters...a magnificent creature! Truly a mini chrome pig. Trout grabs are awesome!
Lots of casting practice Monday, Tuesday and Saturday morning, but no chrome. Will keep at it the rest of the month. Can't catch em if you don't try.
Wait what? Freshwater Brian?