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

Thread: neah bay bucktailing tube flies? Reply to Thread
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:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Home Waters
Your home waters
Current Favorite Fly
If you only had one... (change anytime)


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)
05-09-2004 09:17 AM
candle fish

When I was walking the beaches of P.S. I found that a fly tied to imitate candle fish was the most productive for me. I tied them in a clouser and an epoxy head. basicly they are just a white bottom silver center and olive top.
05-08-2004 10:09 PM
D3Smartie Chartuse and White clousers with a lot of flash (tied on a tube) did really well for me last year. Also Pink and white.

They didnt have to be too pretty to be effective.
05-02-2004 08:44 PM
juro Now we're talkin! I'll scan a few of my favorites. Ryan has a flashy lady fly that is a winner, and don't forget to start the first 45 minutes of every morning with Leland's beach popper, from the boat on a floating line.

As the dawn broke, Leland was getting the most attention and from big fish as well. As morning progressed, the standard intermediates did well. Late morning when the downriggers started popping for the trollers it took a very fast sinking line and a vertical retrieve, everything in slow motion but the approach did produce salmon with consistency.

I would say that the best bucktailing fly I've used on a tube was one dressed in two parts - the tube and the hook itself, in a way that they fit together to form a herring shape. The more the wiggle, the more they liked it. Bunny always worked well for me but is a little unruly.

The game is more one of location than fly, once you find active surface oriented fish very little was left to the fly IMHO. I hope I can get out this fall for some serious hooknose action!
05-02-2004 07:28 PM
neah bay bucktailing tube flies?

I have been trying to find instructions and pictures of good flies/ and or tube flies for trolling and bucktailing the neah bay ocean rips for coho, but I haven't been very successful. Anyone care to share some info, I want to get tying when I get home in 3 weeks for the upcoming summer season. thanks guys.

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 06:25 PM.

vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright (All Rights Reserved)