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

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  1. tinman207

    tinman207 Active Member

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    Yep! I would be happy to show you some spots too if you want to come down.
     
  2. montana_sam

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    My season has started pretty slow. Good luck on the opener, one or two fish per outing since then. Can someone PM effective nymphing patterns or streamer patterns for the Cedar. I am going to change my technique. Thanks, Sam
     
  3. tinman207

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    Sam, what is your current approach?
     
  4. Stew McLeod

    Stew McLeod aka BigMac

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    I've always had luck with a dead drifting a double nymph rig with a large stone fly on top with a second small (~#16-18) bead head GRHE (or similar) on the bottom. When I get takes, 8 or 9 times out of 10 it is on the small fly.
     
  5. SquatchinSince86

    SquatchinSince86 Totally Unprofessional

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    Ill be out there losing flies this evening.
     
  6. james.jimenez

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    Just thought I would share these... From my time on leave..

    BITH FISH WERE RELEASED UNHARMED!!!! I know one looks a little sluggish but she was fine and swam off strong
     
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  7. ICHI

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    On Tenkara , one of ten Cedar was nice today wet wading.
     

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    SquatchinSince86 Totally Unprofessional

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    I fished around the big bend natural area today. Got skunked not sure if it was skill and technique or just no fish. Oh well, Ill try again later.
     
  9. montana_sam

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    The dry fly fishing has been slow, even in the evenings! The nymphing game is alway ok. Don't fish many streamers, but I think it's time to give that a try
     
  10. james.jimenez

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    SWING!!!!!!!
     
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  11. Jeff Cheng

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    First time on the cedar tomorrow morning!


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    Nvm, rain kept me away from my exploration of a new place
     
  12. ICHI

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    I think today would be great to go........ I'm just to lazy
     
  13. hunter kruger

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    Hey guys. I am new to fly fishing. Well fly fishing the northwest anyways. I'm looking for a little help. I am having trouble with consistency on the cedar. Ive pulled a few 5-6 inch cuts out in the last week. All of them have been on a #12 cadis dry. But like I said, nothing consistent. Had a couple takes nymphing last night. I'm wondering what patterns are working and where are you targeting fish. I have been concentrating on the deeper pools just below ripples/rapids and a few small eddies. Places where I'd think to find fish. I may be wrong. What has been working for you? I know there are decent fish in there somewhere.
     
  14. Pat Lat

    Pat Lat Mad Flyentist

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    The big ones don't rise easy. Deep nymphs, cover lots of ground and find over hanging trees
     
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  15. Stew McLeod

    Stew McLeod aka BigMac

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    The last hour before dark is also primer time for risers. As Pat mentions above, they don't rise easily and I've found often wait for dusk.