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Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 12-23-2006, 09:58 PM
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Posted By fairhooked
Inland steelhead eat shrimp for the same reason...

Inland steelhead eat shrimp for the same reason that people eat lobster in Montana or oranges in B.C...... because they feel like it!
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-23-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By fairhooked
my fever has turned into a coma!

my fever has turned into a coma!
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-14-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By fairhooked
I am in the same boat with high water on my days...

I am in the same boat with high water on my days off:mad: . I have got two buddies that each landed one late last week on a Portland area river.
Forum: Getting Started 11-10-2006, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By fairhooked
getting started

I agree with finding a tying kit. Usually, they include a basic vise, hooks, hackle, tools, instructions... everything that you need to get going. I got started by getting a kit from Orvis years...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-04-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,252
Posted By fairhooked
:mad: I have to admit publically that I am a...

:mad: I have to admit publically that I am a Redskins fan, and I must root against the team that ended their playoff hopes. GO STEELERS!
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 11-19-2005, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By fairhooked
If it is a once in a lifetime trip, why not see...

If it is a once in a lifetime trip, why not see as much as you can? There are a lot of good rivers around Portland. It is a beautiful city; great hotels, restaurants, museums, shows... and a...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 11-19-2005, 02:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By fairhooked
ODFW helped answer this one in their weekly...

ODFW helped answer this one in their weekly recreation report, "It remains open for steelhead, but it is a bit too early for winter steelhead to be showing up. This is an in-between time for the...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 11-14-2005, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By fairhooked
Sandy River winter run timing

I am wondering if anyone has some news on the Sandy River's winter run of steelhead. Didn't they change hatchery stock to create a run that should in theory arrive later than in previous years? The...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 08-17-2005, 02:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By fairhooked
Deschutes River advice...

I'm headed over to the Deschutes this weekend, and I was hoping for some steelhead advice. Believe it or not, I'm in Portland, I've been flyfishing for steelhead for years, and have never made a...
Forum: Art of Casting 02-10-2005, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By fairhooked
I was in this wonderful dilemma a little over a...

I was in this wonderful dilemma a little over a month ago. Which rod to buy? I took some great advice; don't pick the rod, let the rod pick you. I was sure before I started casting that I was...
Forum: Art of Casting 02-08-2005, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,165
Posted By fairhooked
Thumbs up Great advice

Juro,

Thank you for the great and detailed advice. I'll have to pay more attention to exactly what I'm doing and also see if I can get some video to post. I don't have any problem putting video...
Forum: Art of Casting 02-08-2005, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,165
Posted By fairhooked
Unhappy a forward belly in a double spey

I need some spey casting advice. I have my right hand on top, I'm on the right bank, so the river is flowing left to right. I go for the double spey to cast 45 degrees downstream. Every single...
Forum: Getting Started 12-18-2004, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By fairhooked
What are you fishing for, Adam?

What are you fishing for, Adam?
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-10-2004, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By fairhooked
Sage is pretty high up on the food chain for...

Sage is pretty high up on the food chain for quality. Equally important to quality is customer service and repair, in my opinion. I have broken high quality rods out of stupidity. Thanks to...
Forum: Works for me! 12-10-2004, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 772
Posted By fairhooked
the short water game...

Does anyone have any tips for fishing short water? How well does a spey setup work for casts that are about 20 feet or so? I don't have a spey setup yet. I hear about how far you can cast a two...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 12-07-2004, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By fairhooked
Sage 9140

Hey Thread,
I think there is one used in the "bargains" section at www.flyfishusa.com. If you are in Oregon, this is a great shop. Even if you are not in Oregon, it is still a great shop. Good...
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