A Very Short Beach Report

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by miyawaki, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. miyawaki

    miyawaki Active Member

    A short beach fishing report from Joemma State Park by me and Bill Zytkowicz. It was a beautiful day with an incoming six foot tide. A couple flasks of whisky and some good cigars made it a banner day despite the lack of fish.

  2. Dipnet

    Dipnet aka Tim Hartman

    It was a beautiful day today and I really wanted to get out to Hood Canal. But.....I got too involved in working on taxes and doing other "honey-dos"!

    Glad to hear you had a good day on the water but the angle of that picture with your legs splayed out flat on the beach makes me think that you hit both the flasks!!! ;)
  3. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

    The life o` Riley, Leland, and with that, you got me thinking I really need something to believe in: I believe I'll have another drink...:D
  4. Tacoma Red

    Tacoma Red Active Member

    I hope you found your other leg
  5. Jeff Hale

    Jeff Hale B.I.G.F.F.

    Leland, your fly is money $$$$$! image.jpg
  6. Post too long cliff note version available?
  7. Jeff Hale

    Jeff Hale B.I.G.F.F.

    Hood Canal. Got 7 sea runs. 2 biggest about 17-18 inches. The rest from 12-15 inches. Three on the Miyawaki Popper. Four on chum fry imitations. Two Hours before and up to high tide this afternoon. Dry line. Caught all fish in less than 5 feet of water. Lots if parallel casts to shore as well as straight out. Leland taught me how to tie and fish the popper. He gets a lot of credit. I still have the original popper he gave me. It's never fished and kept as my master copy. Here's another from today and one my son got on a spoon View attachment 25251 View attachment 25251 image.jpg image.jpg
  8. formerguide

    formerguide Active Member

    Awesome you got your little guy out, that's what it's all about.

  9. miyawaki

    miyawaki Active Member

    Awfully nice fish Jeff!

  10. Jeff Hale

    Jeff Hale B.I.G.F.F.

    Thank you Leland. If you are ever on this side and want to fish call me. Hale
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  11. Dipnet

    Dipnet aka Tim Hartman

    Nice report Jeff. I especially liked the picture of your boy and the fish!! :)
    Man, no matter what, I'm getting out there this week!!
  12. Chester Allen

    Chester Allen Fishing addict and scribbler

    Nice fish on a great fly...
  13. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide

    Thanks for the pics and report, Jeff. Good stuff. I also have one of Leland's poppers that I plan to save for a master copy, although I might just break down and fish it if I haven't gotten around to tying up any before I hit a beach.
  14. Jeff Hale

    Jeff Hale B.I.G.F.F.

    DON'T DO IT!! Keep the original. I'm selling mine for 1.2 million when Leland becomes CEO of Orvis and then personal Gillie for the President.