Pinks Are Vegetarian???

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Rialto, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. Rialto

    Rialto Member

    The blog highlighting items available at this past Sunday's Ballard Farmers Market stated the following for pink salmon: It takes well to grilling, smoking, pickling, marinating, seasoning and saucing. It is pink instead of red, like its cousins, because pink salmon is vegetarian. Anyone tried a kelp fly for pinks?
  2. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    Isn't their flesh kind of orangish?
  3. Greg Armstrong

    Greg Armstrong Active Member

    Only the Pinks from Ballard are vegan...
  4. Greg Armstrong

    Greg Armstrong Active Member

    Oh, the ones from Capitol Hill are as well!
  5. Jim Darden

    Jim Darden Active Member

    There is no question that the kelp fly is a superior pattern when fishing for vegans in Ballard.....You will find them schooling around food co-ops in town....
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  6. wadin' boot

    wadin' boot Donny, you're out of your element...

    The cheeto fly, Ballard Skate bowl. Bones Brigade redux, off the hook tricks and air

    Caprese Fly will get your porkpie-hat wearing Bastille-eating hipsters...
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  7. golfman44

    golfman44 Coho Queen

    I usually limit out on hipsters in ~15 minutes using this hand tied pattern:

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