Bass plugs for Coho?

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most likely they are talking about wiggle warts and wee warts but in salmon colors...
 
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I think many people see rapallas as bass plugs as well. I always seem to hang up a lot when I fish plugs, I have a hard time nailing the depths
 
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wiggle warts, wigglers, clatter tads, kwikfish, flat fish, fat fish, hot lips, the list goes on. plugs can be very effective tools from a boat and equally deadly from the bank for coho, steelhead, and even chinook.
 
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I've even nailed them on Rebel Deep Wee R's. If fished from the bank, they can be effective in the same manner you would follow a drift with a spinner. Just make sure the hole is deep enough and start covering water!
 
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swing them, cast them upstream and burn them through the hole, fan cast and retrieve to cover lots of water, and if you wade or find the right shaped hole you can even backtroll them from the bank.
plugs even work plunked but I prefer to keep 'em moving whether forwards or backward.
 
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Most of us just call them plugs. I don't bring bass gear on my boat, haha!
In my mind a bass plug is a long rapala.

Try one of those rebel crawdad plugs sometime for steelhead
 
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OFFers may recall a bass fisherman took a three-coho limit on the upper Willamette during a bass fishing toournament a couple of weeks ago.

This got me thinking that, perhaps, those elusive upper Willamette coho are holding in some unusual water rather than the bass plugs having a particular allure.

Any thoughts on this?
 
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That's an real interesting idea. Good thinking, SC.:think:

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well dont know if its true or not, most likely is. but i will share it... friend of my was fishing near the Will Falls in Fall with a rapala jerk i believe, and he said he got some coho with it.. i dont see why not it wouldnt be done
 
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If I'm catching Bass on a Salmon Spinner, why not the otherway around?
 
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OFFers may recall a bass fisherman took a three-coho limit on the upper Willamette during a bass fishing toournament a couple of weeks ago.

This got me thinking that, perhaps, those elusive upper Willamette coho are holding in some unusual water rather than the bass plugs having a particular allure.

Any thoughts on this?

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I would for sure be on the water during the next tourny.Find out where the bass guys fish, normaly they hit the same water as before. It may not pay off for this season, but it might for next year.
 
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if you follow and believe the fact that salmon strike anything thats in their way, then why not strike some bass lures:) just a thought:D
 
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we catch salmon on plugs all the time, same with spinners, same with rubber worms, ect.

When was the last time you caught a bass on unscented yarn, huh?
 
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good point.. although i am thinking of putting yarn on the bass lure list:D

well mostly folks say that salmon strikes anything that in front of him.. not so much about bass
 
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