Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing » 2009 » May

Fly Fishing

Archives: May 2009

May
19th

Unexpected

Where: The beach
When: Sunday
Conditions: Sunny, warm, light to medium wind
Flies used: Clousers
Species pursued: Sea-run cutthroat

Song of the day: “Freedom Isn’t Free,” aka “Freedom Costs A Buck o Five”, Team America World Police Soundtrack

Since coho fishing seems to have died down for a bit, I decided to hunt around for some cutthroat.

By now, I figured most of them would be out along the beaches,
possibly chasing down the remaining groups of out-migrating chum fry or
simply roaming for easy meals in general.

Armed with a 5 and a

Read more »

May
12th

Simms Fall Preview 2009

The day was killing me.

Somehow, I had managed to successfully wade through a barrage of
requests and fire drills, only to find myself brain dead by noon.

I had to get out of the office.

But how best to spend that time recuperating and preparing for the next wave?

Figuring no one would miss me for a little while (and if they did,
tough luck, I thought), I dialed the first number that came to mind.

“Is George still there?”

“Yeah, come on down.”

Heh heh, nothing like gawking at new gear to chase my fluorescent light-induced

Read more »

May
5th

Out and about

Where: The beach
When: Sunday
Conditions: Sunny warm, medium to heavy wind
Flies used: Clousers
Species pursued: Resident coho, sea-run cutthroat

Song of the day: “Disturbia,” Rihanna

“I’ve been meaning to check this place out for a while now.”

I had gotten word that the latest productive beach had slowed down,
so Mike and I opted to do some exploring, hoping to find a few fresh
shores.

A handful of beaches were on the docket. We selected our starting point based on the wind’s direction.

Seemingly promising from the aerial photos, our first location

Read more »

May
1st

Getting back on track

Where: The beach
When: Saturday and Sunday
Conditions: Mostly sunny, warm, light to medium wind
Flies used: Clousers
Species pursued: Resident coho, sea-run cutthroat

Song of the day: “Hearbreaker,” Pat Benatar

Well, my old computer is toast. After a few days of attempting to clean it up, I gave up and have switched over to a newer one.

Since it’s already Friday, I won’t bother with a story and simply present you with these…

Puget Sound Fly Co.

Read more »