Jump to content


Photo

Steelhead: The rush


  • Please log in to reply
49 replies to this topic

#1 Chrome Bullets

Chrome Bullets

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 88 posts

Posted 17 January 2018 - 08:39 AM

I know most of you hardcore chrome addicts get that same feeling I do when it happens......

Give it some volume and wait for the drop.


https://youtu.be/EW03YjJ0XEs
  • 0

#2 Ibstacle

Ibstacle

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 135 posts

Posted 17 January 2018 - 12:06 PM

Nice video


  • 0

#3 troutddicted

troutddicted

    Bouts with trouts

  • Moderators
  • 2,555 posts

Posted 17 January 2018 - 08:27 PM

Projectile motion


  • 0

#4 BigT555

BigT555

    Shiner Minnow

  • Members
  • 27 posts

Posted 18 January 2018 - 11:27 AM

That's mint.

 

I just started going for chrome this fall on the pin, went out once with a buddy in October and his spare setup and got hooked instantly. Got out every weekend between then and the freeze, personally haven't gotten any yet but buddy gets at least one every time.  Cannot wait until the spring comes so I can get out again


  • 0

#5 troutddicted

troutddicted

    Bouts with trouts

  • Moderators
  • 2,555 posts

Posted 18 January 2018 - 08:23 PM

Its a big learning curve BigT, just keep pluggin' away and soon enough it will be easier than catching rockbass ;)


  • 0

#6 DILLIGAF?!

DILLIGAF?!

    Rainbow Trout

  • Active Members
  • 2,628 posts

Posted 19 January 2018 - 04:43 PM

Being out on the river pretty much eases daily stress. once the river flows...i'm back to my 1-2hr daily visits...the only upside on a frozen river is i get to spend more time with the kids...playing wwe 2k17 with my 9 yr old and 14 yr old....and chase around my 4 yr old at home....tomorrow hopefully can get me some pike action....


  • 0

#7 TI Redux

TI Redux

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 57 posts

Posted 19 January 2018 - 06:04 PM

Nice vid.
Rod looks on the heavy side?
  • 0

#8 Huronfly

Huronfly

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 117 posts

Posted 22 January 2018 - 09:48 PM

You think that is a rush. Get a tight line grab on a swung fly and your life is over.


  • 0

#9 Chrome Bullets

Chrome Bullets

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 88 posts

Posted 22 January 2018 - 10:33 PM

You think that is a rush. Get a tight line grab on a swung fly and your life is over.


I have a spey setup and do like the tight line grab.... just found over the years ill get 10 float fishing before I get 1 on a spey. It is my rush.
  • 0

#10 DILLIGAF?!

DILLIGAF?!

    Rainbow Trout

  • Active Members
  • 2,628 posts

Posted 23 January 2018 - 01:28 PM

I have a spey setup and do like the tight line grab.... just found over the years ill get 10 float fishing before I get 1 on a spey. It is my rush.

there's not much difference between fly or float to me...as long as it's pulling like it's life depended on it against my will...i'm all for it. float, spinning or fly.


  • 0

#11 TI Redux

TI Redux

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 57 posts

Posted 23 January 2018 - 06:35 PM

That's gotta be a downrigger rod?
Doesn't even bend.
Lot more fun downsizing.
But nice vid any ways.
  • 0

#12 Chrome Bullets

Chrome Bullets

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 88 posts

Posted 23 January 2018 - 10:26 PM

That's gotta be a downrigger rod?
Doesn't even bend.
Lot more fun downsizing.
But nice vid any ways.

Hahaha.... that's good. Downrigging rod. Which 1 are u referring too. There are 3 rods in this vid. 2 @ 13'6" and 1 @ 15ft. All are ultra light action. Can't see myself downsizing. 4lb lead is as small as I'll ever go.

2 of them I'm not so fond of 1 of which I'm still yet to lose a fish on.

If it was a 2' ft pink barbie rod and was putting 100+ fish a season on the bank for me i'd still use it ;)
  • 0

#13 Ibstacle

Ibstacle

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 135 posts

Posted 24 January 2018 - 12:51 AM

I agree with TI

 

An ultralight is too heavy

 

You have to use an ultra ultra light and 2lb test line


  • 0

#14 Chrome Bullets

Chrome Bullets

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 88 posts

Posted 24 January 2018 - 03:32 AM

Right.... I can tie together all the loose hairs from my daughter's hairbrushes until I reach 100yrds. Then just do away with the rod and hand bomb it on a Cuban yoyo. XD
  • 0

#15 NADO

NADO

    Unaccomplished Steelheader

  • Moderators
  • 3,037 posts

Posted 24 January 2018 - 12:31 PM

Downrigger rod?? Ultralight is too heavy????

 

In what world is a streamside tranquility too heavy of a rod for steelhead?


  • 0

#16 TI Redux

TI Redux

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 57 posts

Posted 24 January 2018 - 01:58 PM

Ha ha
Lower blank looks same diameter as cork handle.
Enjoy your vids though.
They put anything on the fishing channel to shame.
And NO product pushing.
  • 0

#17 DILLIGAF?!

DILLIGAF?!

    Rainbow Trout

  • Active Members
  • 2,628 posts

Posted 24 January 2018 - 05:20 PM

I agree with TI

 

An ultralight is too heavy

 

You have to use an ultra ultra light and 2lb test line

Lol...ultralight is perfect....


  • 0

#18 TI Redux

TI Redux

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 57 posts

Posted 24 January 2018 - 06:02 PM

I agree with TI

An ultralight is too heavy

You have to use an ultra ultra light and 2lb test line

Call it what you like .
Streamside telephone pole is what I see.
  • 0

#19 fishfreek

fishfreek

    Perch

  • Active Members
  • 787 posts

Posted 24 January 2018 - 09:54 PM

TI did you get a new pole ?
  • 0

#20 Chrome Bullets

Chrome Bullets

    Sunfish

  • Members
  • 88 posts

Posted 25 January 2018 - 02:12 AM

Streamside Tranquility is a good rod. I am yet to loose a fish on it since I bought it. Good backbone for a solid hook set and the right amount of give for those big head shakes.

The blue accents my reel perfectly. Also came with a 6 yr warranty. One of the best balanced rods at consumer lvl pricing IMO.
  • 0