Fly Fishing Forum - Reply to Topic
Ocean Flyfishing for Salmon Perhaps the most under-rated fishery in the world

Thread: A New Season Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options
Rate Thread
If you like, you can add a score for this thread.

Topic Review (Newest First)
10-29-2003 12:04 PM
Leland Miyawaki Tyler,

Yesterday, I found a nest of searuns. They were popper crazy. Too bad I wasn't up
to the task. Report to follow.

Lemme know a window. So I can make sure the tides and time are correct and we get into fish.

Leland.
10-29-2003 11:43 AM
kush Leland,

If they actually close the Thompson maybe I'll have some time to check out some of that popper action you've been telling about.
10-29-2003 11:14 AM
Leland Miyawaki Brian,

No it wasn't at the Narrows.

The access to the bridge and Doc's looks like a challenge even for residents. As I drive over, I don't see many boats fishing let alone shore anglers. I can only hope that when it is finished, the fishing improves with the structure and new eddies that will be formed. Also, to have a major engineering project like a mile long suspension bridge being built in our backyard is kinda exciting.

Leland.
10-29-2003 10:36 AM
Olyfly Leland,
was this at the Narrows? If so, ... or regardless... how is the beach access there these days?
thanks,
Brian
10-26-2003 08:55 PM
mattzoid Sounds like I can break out the 5120 for cutts in the salt again.

Matt
10-26-2003 07:33 PM
Leland Miyawaki
A New Season

Preston and I spent a few hours on the salt today fishing for searun cutthroat. The weather was glorious with a light breeze coming from the north it was a beautiful fall day. The fishing, however, was slow even for the people near the bridge tossing gear at what few chums and dark coho that were still milling about. A few cuts cleared the water every so often around us but none came to our flies.

While Preston returned to the parking lot to attend to his locked-key-in-the car, I had some action (with no witnesses, once again). First, a salmon, possibly a coho, happy-jumped near me and on the next cast turned on my popper. He gave it a half-hearted boil, chomped down on the popper and immediately let it go after putting some serious teeth marks into the foam head. Later on down the beach, I hooked my first fall searun in the salt this year. It was an absolutely gorgeous buck of 15 or more inches and was perfectly proportioned. When it jumped in the sunlight, it's fins glowed like a Madison River brown and while he rested in my hand and caught his breath, I complimented him on being so handsome.

I wished Preston was there with his camera this fish was way too pretty not to share. It's a beautiful beginning to new season.

Leland.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:57 PM.



Copyright Flyfishingforum.com (All Rights Reserved)