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tibbs

First Steelhead of the Season

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I only had a couple hours to fish this morning. So, i headed to my favorite trib and caught my first steelhead the season! I got it on my favorite... the Pink Worm. It was on the first cast too.

 

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wow nice one! on a pink worm eh? i find using a fly rod for worms works really well it really lets the worm fall naturally. good catch!

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looks like a short nose trout to me... :lol:

 

Nice fish dude.

 

Cheers,

Ryan

 

Lol. I didn't realize that till now.

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Right on tibbs :thumbsup_anim:

Got to love hooking into fish on your first cast :clapping: and on your favorite lure to boot :w00t:

Thanks for sharing

Leechman

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Tibbs, one thing I was wondering about....that water you were fishing seems like flat glass with very little current,...not the typical Steelhead water I would be used to....so Im wondering is there faster water near by? an extremely deep hole ? or was it sortof a fluke with cruising steelhead going to their next pool to rest? Im not saying anything deragotory in the least, just curious...cheers

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Yep, that was the water i was fishing. It must have been around 6-7' deep and was one of the few pools that i couldn't see bottom. I had to use a small float to get it moving since the current was so slow.

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nice fish,,, i like the small pink trout worms.... but that one almost looks like a Senko 5" ?

 

Thanks.

 

I was using a Riverwood pinkworm. They are a lot thicker then the berkley ones but, it's the same length. (3")

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