S. Fork Snoq this afternoon

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by JayH, May 24, 2013.

  1. JayH

    JayH Member

    I hit the upper section around 2:00 this afternoon. A decent mayfly hatch about 2:45-3:00 but nothing rising and nothing striking dries or nymphs. I worked my way up river and found a spot that looked good. Noticed a few fish rising to some very small (gnats?) but couldn't get a thing. I got ready to head back to the truck and decided I'd throw the EHC on and drop a red bead-headed midge behind it and got one of them to take the EHC about 4:45. Good day :)

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  2. Patrick Allen

    Patrick Allen Active Member

    Very nice
     
  3. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

    Signs of summer to come!

    K
     
  4. Brookie_Hunter

    Brookie_Hunter aka Dave Hoover

    Way to be persistent and not let them push you around! I'm gonna snoop around somewhere up there tomorrow for a little while. Thanks for the report...
     
  5. rainbow

    rainbow My name is Mark Oberg

    Look's like you had a much better day then I did.
     
  6. Cedar

    Cedar Active Member

    I was looking at the flows today...only about 200 more cfs then it will be dynamite out there!
     
  7. gabe0430

    gabe0430 Banned or Parked

    Hi, Can you guys direct me to a good spots to park the car and wade the Upper South Fork? I don't mind hiking to wading. Looking for some good spots that I can hit after work that are close to town.
     
  8. Cedar

    Cedar Active Member

    Denny creek, exit 42 and 45. Ollalie State park. There is a forest service road that parallels the sf from exit 42 to 45 that lends easy access to the entire stretch.
     
  9. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    There are a few in North Bend, But you have to look on a map to find them.
     
  10. Brookie_Hunter

    Brookie_Hunter aka Dave Hoover

    Almost the same series of events and times of occurrence for me today too. I got an itty bitty one on a prince nymph mid-afternoon then broke out the EHC just before going home. Got one decent fish and missed another. I also lost a small green foam fly box if anyone happens to find one between Exits 38 & 42. :(
     
  11. BGflyguy

    BGflyguy New Member

    Obviously the South Fork is open now? Sorry, I thought only the MF.
     
  12. JasonG

    JasonG Active Member

    I look forward to getting out there soon!
     
  13. The Duke

    The Duke Been around

    Yes it is open now. Year round catch and release. The dates mentioned in the regulations are regarding catch and keep.
     
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  14. Stew McLeod

    Stew McLeod aka BigMac

    The forks of the sno are open for C&R year round. The SF and the NF open for harvest next month I do believe.

    Stew

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  15. gabe0430

    gabe0430 Banned or Parked

    The Fishing Guide is rather confusing for the Snoqualmie Forks. So if I understand correctly the 3 forks above the falls are open year around for C&R?
     
  16. The Duke

    The Duke Been around

    Correct.
     
  17. The Duke

    The Duke Been around

    The catch and keep portion of the season, which in my opinion is idiotic, runs from the first Saturday in June until October 31st. If you look at the regulations you will see that it states "For all game fish" November 1st through the Friday before the first Saturday in June is catch and release.
     
  18. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

    The regs remind me of the old adage: "A camel is a horse designed by a committee."

    K
     
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  19. gabe0430

    gabe0430 Banned or Parked

    Yea certain portions of the state guide are written rather convoluted, certainly not plain english. The Sno and it forks could certainly be written a little better
     
  20. gabe0430

    gabe0430 Banned or Parked

    It seems a 4wt would do fine on the Sno Forks for trout? I have an 486-4 for close tight casting. What rod does everyone use on the Sno Forks for trout?
     

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