Holy cow...wadeable flows on the Cedar for the opener?

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  1. james.jimenez

    james.jimenez Active Member

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    I'm going tomorrow!!! 2,3,4, or 5WT??? Where is my fishing buddy???
     
  2. Cedar

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    At least a 4wt.
     
  3. plaegreid

    plaegreid Saved by the buoyancy of citrus

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    I'll probably hit it in the evening tomorrow.
     
  4. Cuttbow82

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    Forgive the noob question, but are the big, brightly colored rainbows residents of the river, or are they fish moving in from the lake to spawn?
     
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    They are resident rainbows & residualized steelhead (adfluvial) that move between the lake and river. Rainbows are done spawning , this happens in March/April.
     
  6. Kyle Smith

    Kyle Smith DBA BozoKlown406

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    I just watched some rainbows spawning on Hyalite Creek. Pretty weird, they didn't care that I was standing right there.

    As for the Cedar, the big fish seem to come and go. They are up there now because they were spawning recently. They will be up again late summer chowing on sockeye eggs. I recall catching nothing buy 8-14" fish late July through mid August.
     
  7. Pat Lat

    Pat Lat Mad Flyentist

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    Definitely more of those big fish when there is more water in the river.
     
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    I got few...there was even 20 min of solid dry fly fishing at twilight!
     
  9. Stew McLeod

    Stew McLeod aka BigMac

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    Now that I am back in town, I need to hit the river. I see from my logs I should be able to hit my normal haunts ... nice

    Stew
     
  10. james.jimenez

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    Anyone got any updates??
     
  11. Broderick Smith

    Broderick Smith SeaToTree

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    Fished it tonight, flows spiked back up a bit!
     
  12. Cedar

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    Fished tonight. Wasn't too bad. The first fish I caught made my reel sing and brought me down to my backing. Measured @ 19". That was on my third or fourth cast so I was hoping that it was a sign of things to come. It wasn't. I was able to land 6 or 7 more 8-10" fish over the next couple hours and bailed around 1945.
     
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  13. William Wallace

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    Love that military time!

    Went in morning and had a great day also. Heading back out Monday morning with my bro to see if we can have another great day!
     
  14. james.jimenez

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    ME TOO!!!!! Possibly the last trip till October 2015...
     
  15. james.jimenez

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    How were the flows this morning with the recent rains?