fly fish trout in western washington

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  1. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I know it has closed sections on it. What I was saying was to get above the closed section. Above the 90' falls on the N/F.

    I remember that it used to be only closed 1000' above and 1000' below Bear Creek falls. The water above there was good water. But no more.
     
  2. Itchy Dog

    Itchy Dog Some call me Kirk Werner

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    Our good folks at WDFW need to start stocking big browns in our western WA rivers. Let them become searuns if so inclined. In a few years nobody will remember what a steelhead is. Yes, that's the ticket.
     
  3. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    I've got a great report from March of 2010.
    PM me for details.
     
  4. Richard Olmstead

    Richard Olmstead BigDog

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    In case no one noticed, we have a new member, auhunter, who is rifling through old threads for gems and replying to a few of them.

    Welcome aboard, auhunter. We're looking forward to when you make it up to 2013. :)

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  5. Travis Bille

    Travis Bille Active Member

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    Thinking back to your old stomping grounds? A little Trinity river brown flashback??
     
  6. Itchy Dog

    Itchy Dog Some call me Kirk Werner

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    Never been there, either to fish or stomp.
     
  7. Travis Bille

    Travis Bille Active Member

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    Oops. I looked very superficially at your picture and thought you were someone else. Sorry!
     
  8. Travis Bille

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    However, I do recommend the trinity river if you like sea run browns
     
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  9. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    Had to get this important intel quoted before Travis wakes up and deletes it.;)
     
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  10. Itchy Dog

    Itchy Dog Some call me Kirk Werner

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    All chocolate labs look alike so the confusion is easily understood as it is forgiven. ;)
     
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  11. Travis Bille

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    Haha the trinity is no secret. It was featured a while back in northwest fly fishing magazine for its sea run browns.

    Thanks for the laugh though!
     
  12. Travis Bille

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    Funny that I accidentally accused you of being from California.

    Just tonight my wife and I were talking about needing to get your olive the woolly bugger books for our daughter. I'm even planning on tying her some comically large flies to go along with it, with the hooks lopped off so theyre more like toys. Quite the coincidence!

    Love the books, I hope my daughter does as well.
     
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  13. Itchy Dog

    Itchy Dog Some call me Kirk Werner

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    Flattered, I am. Pm me your address and I'll send you a autographed bookmark and a sticker for your daughter. How old is she?
     
  14. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    Fear not... there are no secret spots left in WA (or much of the US for that matter)... rarely fished spots yes, secret no.

    Welcome Flytie. Ed (we know him as Mumbles) has good advice about searching for information here on the site for any rivers of interest. If you don't find anything about it, it could be the new secret spot ;).
     
  15. NW_flyfisher

    NW_flyfisher if it's not this, then what?

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    there is also the Elwa River out on the Olympic Peninsula, the state just recently removed a dam, well about a year ago, so the area below it is going through big changes, but hiking quite a ways up riber past its prior location will reward you with some beautiful native cutts