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    Bead question ,Are beads thought of as a good artificial for silvers or should I think of them only for rainbows.
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    No, they're not particularly good for silvers. I've had a few hit them while fishing for trout or dollies, but not often.

    A bead looks like one of the major food groups to a trout so they go for it. Silvers don't actively feed after coming back to freshwater, so they don't go for them usually.

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    OK ,Thanks I wasn't seeing any info on beads and silvers but the way they hit a clouser at times I thought maybe they wouldn't pass up a good meal .
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    I have caught chums on egg patterns a few times, but no silvers.

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    Whats the story with silvers, they are going to die so they usually stop feeding , but they seem pretty aggressive at times hitting all kinds of different flys and spinners , is it a instinctive response . Love catching them on the fly , that first run is awesome .
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    Yeah, all pacific salmon stop feeding for good when they return to freshwater. Their instincts are still in there, however. They are predators and can be provoked into chasing and snapping at things. We get them to hit by triggering their curiosity, chase instinct, or plain ole rage. Silvers have a great sense of smell and homing ability, but completely lack anger management skills. LOL

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    Flesh flies can be very productive for silvers. FYI


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    We always catch a silver or two in the fall on beads chasing trout...Just blind dumb luck...We have had them slam our flesh flies, and ESL's on many occasions
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    Egg patterns, for me, have been very successful for cohos over the years .

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    Quote Originally Posted by sibir View Post
    Yeah, all pacific salmon stop feeding for good when they return to freshwater.
    How come more fishermen don't know this...???!!! I think silvers have to be one of the most aggressive salmon of all of them.....but it isn't because they're hungry...!!!
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