Yarnies - Love or Hate?

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by flyfishmt, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. flyfishmt

    flyfishmt Active Member

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    I like to use tungsten putty instead of split shot when bobber fishing. Not only is it about 1.7 times heavier than lead, it is moldable and environmentally friendly I like to sculpt my T-putty into an aerodynamically designed shape, thereby imparting the Bernoulli effect, which in turn creates a low pressure area for my bobber to pass through making my casting easier to perform. The aerodynamically designed shape of my T-putty also gives me the ability for pin point accuracy casting into well know travel zones of the Oncorhynchus mykiss, which in turn elevates my cast to catch into a proportional ratio that increased\s my odds for numerous fish porn photo ops for the various outlets of social media I subscribe to.
     
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    Maaaavelous!
     
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    Just nail knot a looped piece of mono to the butt section of your leader to which you can attach the bobber (voila, the bobber is now adjustable) and you will fit in perfectly on the OP this winter. Get in the queue with the armada of other gear fishers floating those rivers and have fun! ;)
     
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    It's kinda like a train wreck, horrific, but you can't stop looking.
     
  5. flyfishmt

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    I use these instead of nail knots. They are cheap, handy and they display them right next to the worm refrigerator at the Walmart. They also come with glow in the dark beads, which I like to peg above my Troutbeads for added effect on those cold, overcast OP days.

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    How do you think I found the bobber stoppers? A nice fight earthworm, with a dash of yarn. Bobber down!
     
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    I thought this was a flyfishing forum, whats all this talk about bobber fishing?
     
  8. John Weston

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    dang dragonslayer, ya never fly fished with a bobber? from all the talk here it's the new game to do. I haven't tried it but the more I read maybe I will and see if it doesn't up my steel catch.
    JW
     
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    Until I started this thread, I thought I was a fly fisherman who used strike indicators while nymphing. Now, I have been enlightened to the fact that I am a gear fisherman who uses bobbers. I am just trying to speak the language.
     
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    I have always found that a large San Jaun Worm is perfect under a bobber when I am fly fishing for Steelhead. That way i can REALLY believe that I have a foot firmly placed in both camps.:D
     
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    If I took this at all seriously, I'd find it depressing that so few "fly fishermen" have any standards for fly fishing. I do conclude, however, that the only reason nightcrawlers aren't sold in most fly shops is that you guys can't figure out how to keep them on your "fly" whilst "fly casting."
     
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    That is why you use mealworms they make it through at least a couple of casts, and if you rig a minnow right it will survive roll casting.
     
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    I run the earthworm onto the hook and use some magic thread to keep it in place. You get many cast and the worm gets smashed by most wild steelhead so hard you have to cut your line cuz the 2/0 hook is buried down its throat..... i run it on a Wooley Bugger if anybody is interested.

    Hope my post keeps this thread moving in the right direction.( pg 30)

    bahahahaha
     
  15. flyfishmt

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    Now Rob, don't go claiming you won this thread. In order to remain politically correct, all participants will be going home with a blue ribbon.