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Old 10-13-2010, 08:50 AM
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Lower salt river

Has anyone fish lower salt river lately? I'm going to be on that part of town today, so i decided to check it out this afternoon. What kind of fly should i use? What is the best spot to go? i usually go to Phon D Sutton.
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Old 10-13-2010, 08:58 AM
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In my experience, Phon D is a tough spot. You might find better fishing a little upstream. I'd throw a white/chartreuse clouser for bass this time of year. Good luck.
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Old 10-13-2010, 09:03 AM
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Where would be a good spot to fish at this time of the year? by the bridge? or further upstream?
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Old 10-13-2010, 09:44 AM
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That really depends. I don't at all mean this to sound 'cheeky,' but, it's a river; the fish move. Also, the water conditions change a lot. My best advise is to go to the access points and walk away from the crowds. If you're bass fishing, find slower, deeper water and fish a big, white streamer. If you're trout fishing (there are some holdovers), find the tail ends of longer riffles (like the one below blue point bridge, for example).

If you have a pontoon boat, then I'd float the BPP-Phon D section and focus on the area below coon bluff but above Phon D. Also, if you're not sure what you'd like to fish for, I'd suggest you bring two rods: a 6 weight rigged for streamer fishing and a 4 or 5 for indicator fishing for trout.

I hope this is helpful. Let us know how you did.
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Below the bridge is always decent. Sometimes I have a lot of luck and other times really tough. Good luck and let me know if you see any ducks.
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Below the bridge is always decent. Sometimes I have a lot of luck and other times really tough. Good luck and let me know if you see any ducks.
Rigging for ducks right now! Can't wait for the cast and blast.
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Old 10-13-2010, 11:51 AM
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Thanks i'll try below the bridge and i'll for sure i'll let you know if there is any ducks. lol...
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Thanks i'll try below the bridge and i'll for sure i'll let you know if there is any ducks. lol...
Good luck; and have fun. Post some pics!
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