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Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 06-26-2004, 10:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,152
Posted By skyrise
Do you really need the hackle and wing? Just from...

Do you really need the hackle and wing? Just from my small amout of experience it seems the wing just gets in the way and the hackle doesnt seem to do much for the fly. maybe I'm fishing water thats...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 01-02-2004, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,378
Posted By skyrise
Thumbs up If your fly catches fish, you have just passed...

If your fly catches fish, you have just passed the most important test or judge. If you are tying for looks- hey looks great to me.
Remember a single piece of yarn can out fish the best tied fly in...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 07-17-2003, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By skyrise
Glad to see there are some rivers holding/getting...

Glad to see there are some rivers holding/getting fish. Not too good up here for puget sound rivers. All we can do is hope it will get better up here. Or wait for the Salmon.
Forum: Ocean Flyfishing for Salmon 06-25-2003, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By skyrise
Top 4 beach patterns

What 4 patterns are best to use off the beach?
Just wondering whats best?
thanks.
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 01-08-2003, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,288
Posted By skyrise
Have a request. How about taking some pics of the...

Have a request. How about taking some pics of the new ideas (flys) and posting them on this board for the members who cannot make the meetings? Or is that too much of a pain?
Just a thought. Even...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 10-29-2002, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,687
Posted By skyrise
For me, i will have to go back to using my drift...

For me, i will have to go back to using my drift rod and float & jig for winter (can be deadly). Being limited in funds (1 kid in college). And the exspense of any decent spey rod limits me. ...
Forum: Ocean Flyfishing for Salmon 10-25-2002, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By skyrise
when you go for chum always carry long nose...

when you go for chum always carry long nose pliers or a hook release tool, ouch!
sorry about the spelling (reel).
of course this year you might need to bring your own water. :confused:
Lord give...
Forum: Ocean Flyfishing for Salmon 10-18-2002, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By skyrise
Anybody have had luck fishing the other beaches,...

Anybody have had luck fishing the other beaches, not Hoodsport but maybe like Bush Point or similar or Pt Townsend area?

As far as getting a good hook set with Chums, try using a lighter wire hook...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 10-17-2002, 04:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,024
Posted By skyrise
When it comes to gear guys there is no rule about...

When it comes to gear guys there is no rule about starting down behind the first guy. Its understood, and has been for a long time that you got in line anywhere there was an opening. So dont expect...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-24-2002, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By skyrise
When in my drift fishing days it was almost...

When in my drift fishing days it was almost always orange, then pink or red, except for plugs. Spinners and spoons were always silver or brass.
Back in the late 70s a pearl pink corkie in a certain...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-09-2002, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,414
Posted By skyrise
I used to fish the Kalama alot back in the 70's,...

I used to fish the Kalama alot back in the 70's, but then the word got out and that great river was listed in almost all the mags. Dont fish there much anymore. Used to be you would see maybe 6 boats...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-08-2002, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,414
Posted By skyrise
No secret spots

Can we get all the little known and "secret" spots out for everyone. One of my old standbys is now out and all over the net.
Will have to look for a new place now that everyone is all over this...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 05-14-2002, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By skyrise
My list of stuff is closer to sinktips list. ...

My list of stuff is closer to sinktips list.

4-5 boxes of flies (i am never sure what to start with, and then change too much)
6 spools of tippet, 6-15lb.
leader wallet w/various leaders 4-12...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 05-01-2002, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By skyrise
Sounds like they are tempting the river spirits....

Sounds like they are tempting the river spirits. Didnt they have a flood in that area a few years ago that took out some property. And this state wonders why our rivers are bad off as they are.
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 01-02-2002, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,556
Posted By skyrise
Ryan, I do have to agree with the others on this....

Ryan, I do have to agree with the others on this. If you can finish your schooling "do it now". When you get older it gets so much harder. Having passed on so many opportunities, I know now you have...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-18-2001, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,439
Posted By skyrise
Thumbs up Thanks, to all of you for your willingness to...

Thanks, to all of you for your willingness to help.
Sinktip, I would like to take you up on your offer. Maybe we can get together sometime after the holiday madness. And by then some of the rivers...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-14-2001, 10:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,439
Posted By skyrise
To learn the Spey

So whats the best way to learn to spey cast? Can I learn from a video or is this something I need someone to teach me in person?
Have been fishing my 10&1/2 footer for years now and I am starting...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-09-2001, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By skyrise
A big THANKS to Bob Ball, Sinktip, Ryan and...

A big THANKS to Bob Ball, Sinktip, Ryan and everyone on the WSC.
You all have done a great job. After years of sending letters in and talking to Game Dept. people in the field, only to get the same...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 11-03-2001, 08:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,206
Posted By skyrise
In a few words: "Be an explorer". If you...

In a few words: "Be an explorer".
If you starting in the summer, slow down, look at the insects emerging from water. Enjoy the day, for they are few. Try that far spot by the bank, or under those...
Forum: Ocean Flyfishing for Salmon 09-10-2001, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By skyrise
Freshwater Bite

Silvers are moving to freshwater, so now what do we use to get them to bite?
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 08-30-2001, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By skyrise
hookup

Was out chasing fish the other day on the lower end of the river and could not find any searuns or steel ghosts, high water must have washed them out. Came to a slow drift and noticed fish rolling,...
Forum: Ocean Flyfishing for Salmon 07-21-2001, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By skyrise
Beach Fishing

Whats the word on beach fishing? Or does everyone fish from a boat? I am guessing around August might be a good time to start.
Intermediate line or shooting head?
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 07-13-2001, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By skyrise
Howzer, here are some of the well known spots I...

Howzer, here are some of the well known spots I have fished (not secrets!).
1. Juro was right, big pool at the mouth, though not that good it can give up a fish now and then.
2. Just above the big...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 07-12-2001, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By skyrise
Very sad that now days if you want to do some...

Very sad that now days if you want to do some exploring on foot on the Sky or Stilly, you better watch out for the no tresspassing signs. The parking spot at Proctor creek now is full of them. And...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 07-02-2001, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By skyrise
Thanks for the info guys! Ryan, do guys stock any...

Thanks for the info guys! Ryan, do guys stock any of these hooks at the store? thanks again.
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