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Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 03-31-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By dc_chu
One other consideration a lighter line weight is...

One other consideration a lighter line weight is often less forgiving in simply getting the line out an acceptable distance. I had found that to be the case in my own experience in how I learned to...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-02-2005, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By dc_chu
Emergency openings are a lot better in my mind...

Emergency openings are a lot better in my mind since it gives less of an opportunity for one to claim ignorance or to misinterpret.
Forum: Our Environment 08-25-2005, 12:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By dc_chu
flytyer's assessment doesn't fully apply for...

flytyer's assessment doesn't fully apply for California, whose much of its rich steelhead/salmon runs have been wiped out. Restoration efforts underway to bring back historical runs (some wiped out...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 08-13-2005, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By dc_chu
Do loops (to attach flies) matter?

Having always used the standard clinch knots myself as I swing for steelhead, I'm wondering if those who use perfection loops instead believe that there is a substantive difference? Wondering what...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 04-09-2005, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By dc_chu
Todd, Thanks for the clarification. Definitely...

Todd,
Thanks for the clarification. Definitely if they try to pull this again next year, we should continue to apply economic and PR pressure on them. Great to have the WSC on top of these things.
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 04-08-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By dc_chu
I didn't get that from the letter as he stated...

I didn't get that from the letter as he stated that "we have discontinued our use of Wild Hoh river steelhead in all our restaurants." I took the comment about demand in LA or Atlanta referred more...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 02-05-2005, 01:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By dc_chu
New handle??

New handle??
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 02-02-2005, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By dc_chu
I would argue that a fly fishermen who both...

I would argue that a fly fishermen who both swings and nymphs, matching technique to the appropriate situation, will often be more productive than a guy fishing gear. As mentioned earlier, there...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-04-2004, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By dc_chu
Good points. Though I think raising general...

Good points. Though I think raising general public concern to the tune of "this proposed change really concerns me" will go a long way, especially if its from people who otherwise are uninformed or...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-04-2004, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By dc_chu
How should we respond to the proposed weakening in salmon protection?

In moving forward in regard to the proposed reduction in critical habitat, how should we make our concerns known? Who are all the people we should contact? How do we provide public comment?
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Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-02-2004, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By dc_chu
Angry The onslaught continues

The onslaught continues:

From the Fresno Bee:

LLOYD G. CARTER: Water contract cash cow for Westlands
(Updated Wednesday, December 1, 2004, 8:50 AM)

The Bush administration will soon...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-30-2004, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,789
Posted By dc_chu
Was scouting the river last week and it was...

Was scouting the river last week and it was running clear at flows >400 cfs. The Chewuch was not presenting any problems as well. Can't hurt to call the local fly shops for the latest if you are...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 04-24-2004, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By dc_chu
Well, to be devil's advocate on maintaining the...

Well, to be devil's advocate on maintaining the status quo in not allowing weighed flies. Those in favor of allowing weighted flies could counter potential opposition by asking for a ban on spey rods...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 11-06-2003, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By dc_chu
Rod has been sold

Thanks to all interested.
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 11-01-2003, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By dc_chu
Question Water temperature and fish responsiveness

WIth the recent cold snap, I've wondered if that impacts the likelihood that a steelhead will take anything presented to them. My experience with trout is that below a certain water temperature, the...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 10-20-2003, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By dc_chu
New Scott ARC 1409-4 spey rod

Brand new Scott ARC 1409-4 spey rod, with plastic still on grip and warranty card. Has never had a reel on it. $485 (includes shipping within the US) takes it. If interested, email me at...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 10-16-2003, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By dc_chu
What do you use to guide fly selection?

Having cut my teeth on trout using nymphs and dries, I've always observed the rule of "matching the hatch" in fly selection. That was also the way I've approached how I've nymphed for steelhead in...
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