Fishing forum > Feather or Wool?

Author Topic: Feather or Wool?
Iyekim76

Hello All,


I am a new fisher and picked up a freshwater license during the summer and recently obtained my salmon tag... Was around Vedder River/Chilliwack River Bridge the other week and had no luck whatsoever and someone mentioned for me to pick up red and white wool.
Since then, I've picked up some gear at Army and Navy and noticed red and white feathers as well and created some flies... Would it be as effective as wool or am I just wasting my time?

Thank you all for replying as it would greatly add to my "River Fishing" experience.;D

Iyekim76
apex

Most people use wool. Do you know how to tie it?

Don't worry too much about having no luck, it might be your location. Try moving around and checking out different spots. The bridge at the crossing always has lots of people.
Iyekim76

Thanks Apex! At the moment, I've been reading up on knots and found the "EggLoop"to be the easiest. If you have any other suggestions please do so as I would greatly appreciate.

Here's a link i found:

http://www.netknots.com
(For all the rookies like me)

Was wondering if anyone fished around the Lickman Rd. area recently? Is it as busy as the Vedder/Chilliwack river crossing(Bridge)? I don't want to snag anyone's line as I've heard how territorial people can get around the river...
Iyekim76


Here's a pic of the red feathered-fly...

Fishing forum > Feather or Wool?


 





Home | Sign Up | Contact Us | Forum | Forum Policy | Site Map
Disclaimer: All information on this site, including depth charts,
maps, directions are not intended for navigational use.
Copyright 2003-2018 SharpHooks.com. All rights reserved.

SharpHooks
is now FREE!
Login
View All Submit New

To submit new report:

1. Select fishing spot from
Trip Planner

2. Submit new report

Echo Lake (Vernon)
Fishing: Good
Catch: 4 Rainbow Trout
Wed, May 23, 2018
Hayward Lake - North
Fishing: Excellent
Catch: 5 Rainbow Trout
Mon, May 21, 2018
Hayward Lake - North
Fishing: Moderate
Catch: 3 Pikeminnow
Mon, May 21, 2018
Chilliwack Lake - North
Fishing: Difficult
Catch: 2 Rainbow Trout
Mon, May 21, 2018
Hayward Lake - North
Fishing: Good
Catch: 10 Whitefish
Tue, May 15, 2018
Kalamalka Lake - Kekuli Bai
Fishing: Good
Catch: 3 Kokanee
Sat, May 12, 2018
Mill Lake
Fishing: Moderate
Catch: 2 Rainbow Trout
Sun, Apr 15, 2018
Alouette Lake - South
Fishing: Good
Catch: 0 Kokanee
Sat, Mar 31, 2018