A Day on the Water — Steelhead Jig
Chartreuse Beads Hot on the Huron, April 8
Huron River Steelhead Mopworm Jigs Pegging Beads Steelhad Beads Steelhead Steelhead Jig
Huron Steelhead hitting chartreuse beads and a very bright Opaque Chartreuse UV bead was hot. I lost a huge silver hen after I pressured her in close, she ripped of a run ending in a high thrashing leap breaking off. My drag was set too tight after I screwed it down to pressure in a stubborn male that took a Mopworm Jig after the first few drifts of the day. During the long slump when I was pounding the run with the Mopworm Jig, then with jigs ahead of various trailing beads (that were not chartreuse). I got this Quill Back sucker. He...
27) 2 for 3 on Tippy Steelhead, Nuke Minnow and Leggy Fox Jigs Again
Float Fishing Steelhead Steelhead Jig
First fish was this little guy who has run up the river and jumped over the coffer dam planning to be the second boyfriend on the other side of a hen opposite her big buck. Third cast was this hen who took the nuke minnow. Mathematically, if I could make 200 cast today, I would hook 67 steelhead and 67 trout. The rest of the day was slow. The Leggy Fox jig hooked 2 steelhead no trout hits, I fought the one that got off long enough to know he was a bigger fish, right now the bigger fish are running over 31inches. I...