Re: Hooch Strategies

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Posted by Richard on August 12, 1998 at 14:35:44:

In Reply to: Hooch Strategies posted by Mountain Man on August 12, 1998 at 11:24:14:

Mountain man,

Try fishing your nymphs with an indicator upstream in the shoals using the high stick method. It will give your nymph a chance to get a little deeper in the fast water. Your beadhead Prince is one of the best for doing it this way. Also try a beadhead Hare's Ear. Fish all the pocket water no matter how unlikely it seems. I've caught fish in water only a little over ankle deep from among the rocks there.

A Wooly booger is good for that deeper, slower water in between, provided it's weighted to get it down under the surface.

Any time you catch a fish at Jones Bridge you've done okay considering the pounding that stretch of water takes!

Good luck,


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