Posts Tagged "salmon"

Fly Fishing for Salmon on New York’s Salmon River

»Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in Juiced Fly | 0 comments

Went up to Pulaski, NY a few weeks ago and fly fished Lower Douglaston with my Uncle. We had an amazing time yanking in those giant Salmon with fairly lightweight rods. My Uncle was using a 10′ 6″ 7wt. single hander and I was using a 12′ 6″ 4/5wt. Spey rod. I caught a 31 pound king weighed on Andy Bliss’ boga grip. That bitch took forever to bring in on my 4/5wt, a truly epic battle. Talking with Andy and some of the other guides who were fishing with clients at the very bottom was a great time as well. They were in good spirits considering the crowds. My Uncle insisted on killing a few Salmon for meat, but I told him “if you are going to kill them, you have to carry them out of there.” He proceeded to rig up a salmon yoke...

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Salmon Tournament Fever

»Posted by on Sep 16, 2009 in Juiced Fly | 0 comments

So, for the three of you out there following along… It’s been a while. Since I last updated couple of things have been on my plate. First, I helped Kevin Davis’ team win the Oswego Scotty King of the Lake, and while its not quite as crazy as a bass fishing tourny, not even close, it was so much freaking fun. I was invited as an actual team member for the St Catherine’s final leg of the series and while we had a awesome first day, I quickly learned, they are won on sunday. With a weak day sunday we settled for 5th but stayed in the money. The guys won the entire series and were crowned 2009 King of the Lake! If you want to find out more about Team Striker or follow along next year, check them out here: I’m...

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