Trout on a Pink Salmon Fly

 Posted by on May 19, 2012 at 7:22 am  Outdoors  No Responses »
May 192012
 
Bead head pink salmon fly

Bead head pink salmon fly

As I mentioned in a previous post, I have been doing some experimenting to test out my theory that the motion of a fly, rather than its color or pattern, matters most to fish. Previously, I successfully caught trout using a bright pink and white clouser minnow fly.

Trout eating a pink salmon fly

Trout eating a pink salmon fly

A few days ago, I tied up a size 8 bead head pink salmon fly that did well for me during the last pink salmon run in Washington. I trolled it using an intermediate line and caught several trout in short order!

I am getting more confident about my theory.

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