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Old 06-09-2005, 07:48 PM
tatkhj tatkhj is offline
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Question Saltwater Spey Casting for Coho on Puget Sound Tidal Currents

Is anyone out there speycasting saltwater shore tidal currents for cohos or cutthroats?
I just got started spey casting with lessons from David Steinbaugh of Waterswest Fly Shop in Port Angeles WA. He taught me on the Elwha River on the Olympic Peninsula. But since no rivers are close to my home, I've been practicing at Point-No-Point Lighthouse in Hansville WA on tidal currents.
I notice that if I wait for mid-tide levels when the currents are stronger, I can get a pretty effective Snake Roll Cast going for a 90 degree cast away from shore. And it's about the same effort as river spey casting.
I could use a normal cast here as well, but mostly I just want to practice these right angle spey casts with my 13 foot St Croix 7 WT rod and RIO system lines.
I'd like to chat with anyone who has had more experience with this than I.
Thanks.
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