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Old 09-25-2000, 03:26 PM
SalmoGairdneri SalmoGairdneri is offline
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Summer Steelhead don't Hit Surface Flies???

I read in another topic that a fly shop joker told Gregg that summer run steelies dont take flies off the surface. That is complete BS. 3 of the fish I hooked last thursday morning (21 sept) certainly do not believe in that notion - these 3 hit wakers. Here is a picture of one of them scanned with the fly that got it. Water temp: 53deg F

One has to be damned careful about what you believe when it comes to advice on steelheading!

cheers

-tgades

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