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Old 09-15-2013, 12:09 PM
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Interesting to see you folks fish walking up stream; very unusual here on Oregon Rivers. The norm is to start at the top of a run and work down. For small waters fishing up stream makes a lot of sense.

But go back up are review siege's post: GOLD!

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Rule of thumb for me in general is... Dead drift presentation (ie. nymphs, dries) fish upstream. Fan the water above you to cover it well paying particular attention to likely water. Opposite for streamers, work downstream and across. One of THE biggest mistakes beginners make is neglecting to realize how tight fish will hold to the bank. Dont just wade out and start casting, you could be wading right thru the best water.
Please elaborate on the streamers and fishing down stream. Do you wade as well as cast in a fan down stream or just wading down stream? What are your tactics here with streamers? Thanks.

Lost of great info everybody. Thanks.
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