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Never fail springer fly

Any body got one? Sure would come in handy. We are catching springers now, and yes, the jumpy thing below is a summer steelhead, and you REALLY want to be looking at dates the first week of June. Also, Do … Continue reading

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Yep, Spring Chinook

Catching spring chinook on a fly is crazy hard, and Sol Duc spring chinook seem to be more stubborn than most. So, we gear fish sometimes…….but not all the time.   George came out and fished with Ryan, If you … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t like catching spring chinook?

Crazy people.  And probably terrorists.  Are you a terrorist?  No? Then you should go spring chinook fishing.   It is painfully hard to catch these fish on a fly rod, but we will try, and occasionally succeed. It is pretty … Continue reading

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Fishing, catching, some of the best weather of the year

  Its spring, one of my four favorite seasons to fly fish here on the Olympic Peninsula. It is definitely my favorite season to Spey fish.  Warmer water and weather, much lighter crowds, more aggressive fish and a nice mix … Continue reading

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Spring is here

That means…. Spring chinook…… Yep, in the mix anyway.  Since the Hoh springer season has closed we hook a lot less spring chinook on fly’s.  But we do hook some, and we swing lots of steelhead  from late April through … Continue reading

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Fly fishing for winter steelhead

Is supposed to be hard. And this winter has lived up to that ideal more than any in recent years. Are than less fish than usual?  I think so, and high flows have made them harder to reach than usual. … Continue reading

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If you can’t reach me by email

Our email is down, so you can reach us at jim@jimkerrguides.com.  Hopefully it will be fixed very soon, but the good folks at apple have been working on it since Friday and have been unable to make any progress.  If … Continue reading

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