Sol Duc River
Monday, October 20, 3:31 p.m. PDT
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What to Expect in October
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This is one of the best coho salmon rivers you'll encounter. If you find yourself in an slow section with a swarm of dark coho that are leaping and rolling and getting you all excited--forget it. Those guys are not good biters. Move downriver and fish the same kind of water you'd expect to find steelhead in. Try a sparse fly and medium-density sink-tip line. Cast down-and-across, let the fly swing, then strip it back quickly.
After each rain, hit the river quickly. That way you'll be fishing over fresh fish that entered with the rain.
For more on October tactics and flies, see the Rivers in General forecast
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Other Info Sources
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The Avid Angler 206-362-4030
Creekside Angling Company 425-392-3800
The Evening Hatch 509-962-5959
Gig Harbor Fly Shop 253-851-3474
Orvis Seattle 425-452-9138
Pacific Fly Fishers 425-742-2402
Patrick's Fly Shop 206-325-8988
Puget Sound Fly Co. 253-472-2420
Waters West 360-417-0937
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