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Re: Any Steelhead Fisherman?
I guess we kinda got sidetracked from your original question.
Anyway, I should state first of all that I'm not a serious steelheader - I get up there maybe once or twice a year from Pittsburgh.
I like small rods - my largest is a 9 ft 5weight - and I use it at Erie OK, but it is a little undersized.
I think a 6 wght is probably about right, although I'll probably get a 7 wght someday if I start steelheading more often.
A buddy of mine has an old Orvis rod that is the perfect size for steelhead IMO - 9 ft 3 inch 7 weight - I don't know if they even make it any more - it's over 20 years old.
As for methods, I drift nymphs and sucker spawn flies with strike indicators.
Your comment on flourocarbon is interesting - I'll think I'll give it a try next time I'm up there
Posted on: 2007/4/7 15:33
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