Anyone taken a drift boat down the Naches?

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  1. hydrological

    hydrological beads are NOT flies and snagging is just ghetto

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    whitehorse and boxcar on the deschutes are a good place to practice. good time for the troutskis right now.
     
  2. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    Wearing sandals helps slow you down so you get in the proper mind set for Tenkara fishing, That & the sandals I wear have rock guards built into them !!!!
     
  3. Luke77

    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    DO NOT run a hardside down the Naches! I don't want to read about it the next day in the paper.
     
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    Here is a hint; since the Naches is now being pimped by the different local fly shops and guides in the area, who have access to lots of different boats, I don't recall any of them ever saying they are taking a drift boat for the day; all rafts or pontoons. That should tell you something about taking hard boats down the Naches. If the guides aren't doing it, probably shouldn't be done.
     
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  5. Lue Taylor

    Lue Taylor Lue Taylor/dbfly

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    Have you seen some of the boulders sticking up out of the water there. going test that Fear No Rocks Theory. Any river running over 5000 cf might as well put on skis
     
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    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    If you do this, it's likely that you may go down in history as the first & last person to try it !
     
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    Lue Taylor Lue Taylor/dbfly

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    I was there a week before the mudslide a few years back fishing my truck was parked on the river side of the road I was fishing just below all of a sudden I hear a large boom a tree from the opposite hill side just fell across the road narrowly missing my truck then a few days later the mudslide happen at the same spot I was fishing i know the river has change there is some better places to walk and wade skip the boat throw a Pat's Stone at them may just hook into a Dolly I was fishing a Big Caddis fly w/ a 3wt when this large head poke itself out of the water took my fly and that was last I seen of fly & fish after i stop shaking I manage to ty another fly on but that was it only nice trouts after that