Random fishing thoughts in June 2015

Joe Koffler's RMTB Rocky Mountain Trout Boat sure makes a wonderful fishing platform in estuaries and not too rough rivers.

Joe Koffler’s RMTB Rocky Mountain Trout Boat sure makes a wonderful fishing platform in estuaries and not too rough rivers.

Rob Perkin releases a chrome wild spring chinook on a Comet.

Rob Perkin releases a chrome wild spring chinook on a Comet.

This is one of Rob Perkin's Chinook flies soon to be featured in yet another new book, Authentic Chinook Flies.

This is one of Rob Perkin’s Chinook flies soon to be featured in yet another new book, Authentic Chinook Flies.

Matt Stephens very first springer to the fly, on the fly!

Matt Stephens very first springer to the fly, on the fly!

 A slow day at the "Point" waiting out the bite at "slack tide."

A slow day at the “Point” waiting out the bite at “slack tide.”

Stan davis on the left with his dad Gene on the right.  My friends were fly fishing for Chinook long before I ever caught on to the madness. Gene is gone now, but his memory lives on.

Stan davis on the left with his dad Gene on the right, fly fishing for kings back in the early 1980s. My friends were fly fishing for Chinook long before I ever caught on to the madness. Gene is gone now, but his memory lives on.

The fish of five thousand casts, plus or minus a few hundred.

The fish of five thousand casts, plus or minus a few hundred.

Low tide?  Where are the fish?

Low tide? Where are the fish?

 

I fished this evening, making my requisite several thousand casts, with nary a grab in return.  Still, Ill be back tomorrow, lord willing.

I fished this evening, making my requisite several thousand casts, with nary a grab in return. Still, Ill be back tomorrow, lord willing.

I hope you find entertainment, solace, and inspiration somewhere in these photographs. ¬†And I hope to see you on the water soon, just don’t think about taking my anchor point.

Jay Nicholas, June 2015

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2 Responses to Random fishing thoughts in June 2015

  1. Fred Hayes says:

    jay=inspiration.
    5000 casts? i thank you for the technicals….
    i should be about there.
    lost everything to a fish i thot was a snag on upperrogue. when i threw the loop upstream, he bolted and took shooting head mow tip shooting line and into backing befor snapping him off. caught the current and it was done.

    so i will keep trying! @fearless on twitter #8wtchallenge @rogueguiden on twitter.

  2. Scott Brewer says:

    Hit Winchester Bay at daylight didn’t catch a thing but had a pod of Chinooks swim with my kayak for a couple of minutes. Just had to share after looking at your pictures and thinking about what if !!!

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