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A Fisherman Out of Water… » coho salmon

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Nooksack river silver(coho) salmon video

Hey all, Here’s some video from opening day of salmon season on the south fork of the Nooksack river. To read more about this adventure click here. As the weather gets worse and work slows down(I run my own house painting business) I should have time to edit and post all the video I’ve shot over the summer. For now
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Nightmare prom dress fly pattern

Nightmare prom dress fly pattern

Hook: 25mm Waddington Shank, Gamakatsu size 4 octopus Thread: 6/0 Black Tail: Red grizzly hackle, steelhead candy light bright tinsel Body: 22 gauge red wire Collar: Red & black flashabou Head: Black sparkle blend dubbing Eyes: Silver and red dumbell My take on the popular “prom dress” fly pattern. Looking forward to swinging this for steelhead this winter!

Chartreuse flash fly pattern

Chartreuse flash fly pattern

Hook: Size 4 Alec Jackson spey Thread: 6/0 Chartreuse Tail: Chartreuse saddle hackle & chartreuse tinsel Body: Chartreuse 22 gauge wire Wing: Chartreuse tinsel & white UV flash dubbing Hackle: Chartreuse saddle This pattern and color will be very effective when fishing for silver(coho) and chum(dog) salmon. Look for video of this fly in action soon!

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Fishing for Nooksack river Coho round 2…

Location: Nooksack River, main Type of fish: Coho(silver) salmon Methods: Spinners, jigs, spoons Weather Overcast, light rain Got the chance to hit the river again for a little while after work. This time we focused our efforts on the main river above the Nugent’s Corner area. The river was in perfect shape (in my opinion anyhow). A lovely green color
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getting ready to fish for silver salmon on the south fork

Fishing for Nooksack river silvers on the South fork…with video!

Location: Nooksack River, South Fork Type of fish: Silver(Coho) salmon Methods Fly fishing, jig fishing, spinners & spoons Weather Cool, cloudy Getting up at 4:30am on a Saturday morning may seem a little crazy to some people (including me). If however there’s a river packed full of eager Cohos waiting for you it makes waking up a little easier (in
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