View Full Version : Chinook Contest..
03-17-2010, 11:46 AM
During the Spey Clave May14th-16th Marc Bachmann is having a Chinook contest the first person to hook and land a chinook on a flyrod wins a Winston BIIX spey rod valued at $835 dollars. The rules are you have to have a witness,they must take digiatal pic of fish, equipmentand background. The rivers are the Clack and Sandy. I do not know about you guys but I will wetting my line to try an land some big meat and win that rod. $835 for a few hours of my time fishing are u kidding. If you catch a fish but are not the first one you still win your choice of flyline from the Fly shop in Welches. Go to Marc's website for the rules and more info FLYFISHUSA.COM under Spey clave. Matt this might be right up your alley seeing how you know how it feels to land Nooks on the fly. Good Luck and tight lines to all of ya.
03-17-2010, 01:06 PM
I do not know about you guys but I will wetting my line to try an land some big meat and win that rod. $835 for a few hours of my time fishing are u kidding.
If only it were that easy;)
03-17-2010, 01:27 PM
For Brian it is.
03-17-2010, 01:47 PM
Oh it isn't that hard especially if the water is on the low side. A nice Chartuese and Silver comet with a touch os krill scent will usually do the ticket. I might even throw a chartuese and white MOAL leech.We will see I plan on giving it a run for it's money this coming next week while in town. Like I said one lucky fish and that 15' is in my hands flinging BIG BUGS.
03-17-2010, 05:07 PM
I am not saying that its not a reasonable venture, which is why I continue to chase them with bugs. Swining for Kings that have been in for a while is a bit of a different story, hence my comment. As for scent, your contest must have a pretty open book in regards to regulations. If I am using scent it'll probably be on shrimp and eggs under a float, but that's just me. Anyway, I hope things work out. Two handers sure are fun; what are the specs on the prize rod?
03-17-2010, 06:02 PM
The rod is a 15' 9/10 wt Winston BIIX. I have two 12'6" 6 wt's, one 13' 7 wt a 13'3" 8wt even a 10'6" 4 wt switch.Kinda hooked on the whole two hand thing by the end of the year should be fully enthralled with flinging the big sticks. If you go to The Caddis fly shop blog roll and look into past post July,Oct Sept of 09 you can see some articles about chinook on the fly. I use to fish for the fall nooks in Washington on the fly on the Carbon/Puyallup and a few times on the Skokomish. people tend to think u r crazy for trying to hook a king on the fly but once it is done it is a rush and a half.