winter steelhead

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  1. akmewon

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    Fun times!

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  3. filsonhand

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    Looks like a nice day on the river :)
     
  4. Caveman Jim

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    When I return from NC, I plan to get after them. I miss standing on the banks drift fishing, casting spinners and spoons for them.
     
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    No better way to spend the day!!unless ur spoiled:D:D
     
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    I could spend spoiled time in one of those!!!
    Nice ride.;)
    I owned one back in the late 80's but started traveling for work again. Once a Gypsy.....:D
     
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  7. Timbertodd

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    Nice fish and ride. I spent a few hours last Thursday on the bank. Only thing caught was a few hours of quiet enjoyment:).
     
  8. Caveman Jim

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    Back in the day one could not help but pull in at least a few each trip out...:cool:
    Now we are lucky just to see a fish in a magazine or on a forum....:eek:
     
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  9. ArtBrownSr

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    I used to know a hole or three on the Puyallup!
     
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  10. Timbertodd

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    So true!!
     
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  11. Caveman Jim

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    So did I Art, might have fished next to ya a time or two. Does McMillin, Alderton or below the Carbon ring any bells?;)
     
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    You have really big hands! LoL

    One day i’ll get to spend some time on a river...
     
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  13. akmewon

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    slave hands!!! get them from hanging too much drywall!!!
     
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    LoL we’re all slaves until they put us out to pasture!
     
  15. Caveman Jim

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    Ain't that the truth.... Remember if you work for a corporation, you are but a number that can be punched at any time....
     
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    My favorite stretch of the Puy. Can't forget the Carbon itself, used to be able to pull a few out of there every year.


    Ray
     
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    True that on the Carbon. Years ago about a mile or two below the mouth was curve with lots of holes & gravel bars that held fish. Around the early 90's WDFW granted a gravel extraction to a big rock Corp (connected to a land development Corp) and they took out all the holes & gravel bars & made it like a canal, straight as the eye can see!!! :mad::mad::mad::mad:
     
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    There are a places along that stretch are starting to come back into fish holding shape. A lot of good that it does as there are no steelies to use those spots. :(:mad:


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