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March
28th

Upcoming Beach Class April 4th and 5th

Interested in getting into the salt but don’t know where to start?

Join me on Friday night (April 4th) and the following day for a crash course on beach fishing.

Equipment?

Check.

Species?

Check.

Where to find the fish?

Check.

We’ll talk about this and more.

Give Puget Sound Fly Co. at 253-839-4119 to sign up and hear about future beach class dates.

March
24th

Making the most of it

Where: Hood Canal
When: Saturday
Conditions: Sunny, warm, fairly calm
Flies used: Cutthroat spey, chum baby, Clouser, bunny muddler
Species pursued: Sea-run cutthroat

Song of the day: “On Earth As It Is In Heaven,” Ennio Morricone

“I’m getting the itch to fish and it says tomorrow’s going to be
nice, so give me a call and let me know if you plan on fishing and
where.”

I hung up and dialed Bill’s number.

“I’ll see you there at 8:30.”

After hanging up with him, I dialed another friend.

“Okay, I’ll see you at the

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March
17th

Scratching it out

Where: Puget Sound
When: Saturday
Conditions: Mostly cloudy, windy in places
Flies used: Various clousers, chum baby, Knudsen spider, reduced polar shrimp
Species pursued: Sea-run cutthroat and resident coho

Song of the day: “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight,” R.E.M

Another day of beach-hopping.

The class convened at the prescribed time, stripping baskets and rods ready.

Seven guys with the entire beach to themselves.

As I went through line handling, reading water and presentation, I noticed their eyes drifting to the water behind me.

“There’s another one!”

Jumpers.

“Do you guys just want to fish?”

Their answers contradicted

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March
9th

Upcoming Beach Class, March 14th-15th

Bummed that the rivers are closed? Can’t wait for the lakes to open? Might as well kill some time in the salt. :)

If you want to broaden your horizons to fill the void known as
March, join me on Friday the 14th for a quick rundown on fishing the
local beaches.

We’ll cover all the basics and even take you fishing!

Interested? Call Puget Sound Fly Co. at 253-839-4119.

Hope to see some of you there!

March
9th

From beach to beach

Where: Puget Sound
When: Saturday
Conditions: Mostly cloudy, windy in places
Flies used: Various clousers, chum baby, Knudsen spider, reduced polar shrimp
Species pursued: Sea-run cutthroat and resident coho

Song of the day: “I’ve Been Everywhere,” Johnny Cash

Things started well enough–light wind, good rips and plenty of beach.

But looks can be deceiving and as the class spread out I caught sight of the blustery clouds headed our way.

I made my way around to each angler.

“One hour. If things don’t get better, we’re moving.”

It took less than that for the clouds and

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