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Old 10-08-2012, 04:33 PM
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Default Re: Trout Beads for Salmon River NY

This may not be a popular thing to post but here goes.

Don't go there! Plastic beads are as far from fly fishing as you can get. Take that from a guy who has caught plenty of trout (right up to yesterday afternoon) fishing around spawning Coho salmon using a Real fly. I have been catching good numbers of fish this fall using the same pattern that I've fished for a year strait. Call it a streamer, the Jock O' Dee, and it's taken fish every time I go out.

I could go looking for pictures and then litter this post with pictures but I'll just put one or 2 on, the first fish took a streamer fly 3 weeks ago and the little guy just yesterday.

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That's the Dee fly in the mouth of this one.

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In an effort to stay on the topic I searched old photos that could be scanned, this is a trout from up there that I caught while living in Pennsylvania

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I don't mind spin fishing, or the use of lures & bait. I think it makes perfect sense at times but using any sort of a plastic facsimile on a fly fishing rod followed by saying you were or are fly fishing in not accurate.

Just say no,

Ard
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