We doin' this again or what?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Matt Burke, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. Mark Walker Active Member

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    Nice eggs Matt:thumb:
  2. Ed Call Mumbling Moderator

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    Are those your PLUNKIN eggs?
  3. Hoopa cantreMember

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    Tasty looking sushi, Matt.
    Here's one guys selection for the Hoh that I found on the internet.
    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/features/greatrivers/hoh/hohflies.php
    Might try my local fly shop for a few of those patterns.
    Reminds me of last month trout fishing central Oregon for two weeks. Stopped in the Bend Orvis shop and spent $60 on 10 different patterns and only one of them worked for me. First and last time OSWMBO will go to a "fly shop" with me!
  4. Jerry Daschofsky Moderator

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    No magic bullet. Just get a fly and stick with it. Longer you keep it in the water, the better. So once you pick one, use it. I like long pink bunny leeches and marabou patterns (doesn't have to be popsicle style, can be a simple chenille body with marabou wing). As long as it has pink in it. ;) LOL. I do use alot of black and purple too.
  5. Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    I'll be swingin' long ole' bunny leeches. Just like Jerry's colors, either pink or black and blue. I just hope that will be the ticket for me. I'm going to tie up a bunch this weekend so I will be stocked up! BTW, plan on arriving Friday evening and leaving sometime Monday.
    Cheers,
    Matthew
  6. Bob Triggs Your Preferred Olympic Peninsula Fly Fishing Guide

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    I hope you guys like rain and muddy water!
  7. Ed Call Mumbling Moderator

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    Bob, I'll confess. I like rain and muddy water far more than no rain, my relaxation fountain and no fishing to be done inside my cubicle. Maybe the end result will be having to go up higher to find lesser flows or better clarity. I don't know. What would Bob Triggs do if he had been planning on such a trip and was not able to get out every day he wanted? Would he find a way to fish anyway?
  8. Ringlee Doesn't care how you fish Moderator

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    Somewhere you don't know about, WA
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    Backtroll some Tullis wiggle bugs!
  9. Hoopa cantreMember

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  10. Matt Smith On the river Noyb

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    At this point it doesn't matter, I'm going, I'm committed, I'm going to have some fun, attempt to fool a stupid fish living in chocolate milk, drink a lot of beer, win some money off of Mumbles, and shoot the shit. It's gonna be great no matter what the conditions.:thumb:
  11. Ed Call Mumbling Moderator

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    :mad:
    Dropping mad F bombs right now because I'm not thinking much beneficial change will be seen over the next six to eight days. #@$&
    :mad:

    But I'm on my forced furlough days and forced flex holiday
    :mad:

    So I gotta fish somewhere:beathead:
  12. Jeremy Floyd fly fishing my way through life

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    If the rivers aren't in shape, I am not heading over today.
  13. Buck "Ride'n Dirty."

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  14. Matt Smith On the river Noyb

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    No worries... do I need to be the group optimist? Or the delusionist?... I could also be an arsonist but that wouldn't be good.
  15. rainbow My name is Mark Oberg

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    Hi, Ok I'm a retard. Can somebody put a map on here to were were going to be thanks.
  16. Ed Call Mumbling Moderator

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    My inexperienced ass must now ask those of you who know the OP and its wonderful waters so well. Do we now shift our focus further up river, like way the hell up there? Do we bag the whole setup for an alternate plan? If so, what would that plan be this time of the year. S rivers? Beach exploration? Trout quest? Remember, one of my traveling companions and two of my roomies for the weekend (next weekend, not this weekend) are travelling from afar...MT by truck and CA by plane.

    Mother Nature and her sense of humor!
  17. Ed Call Mumbling Moderator

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    Not the greatest, but here is a fast map. Oxbow Campground is next to 101 as it crosses the Hoh River.
  18. rainbow My name is Mark Oberg

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    Ok thanks. I was confused because there's an oxbow in oregon on the sandy.
  19. Hoopa cantreMember

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  20. Old Man Just an Old Man

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    And here I was worried about snow in the 4 passes that I have to cross. I try to keep tabs on the rivers because I know that two rain drops will put them out of their banks.. Typical Washington weather. But wait five minutes and it will change. This comes from experence.

    Jim