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New net, Hatchery steelhead season

Months, maybe even 4.  That’s how long I spent ordering a replacement for my worn out Frabil net. I LOVED that net, but its done and they don’t make it anymore.  I ended up with a Beckman pen fin saver, … Continue reading

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Dust it off

  Lets get this old blog dusted off and oiled up, see if we can get some things working around here. First, thanks you to everyone who came out this winter steelhead season and made it so great.  We had … Continue reading

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When the river is right

Its nice, for the last 4 days the water has been right to fish almost anywhere.  I see a lot of boats in town on my way through in the morning, but very few on the river, every one is … Continue reading

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Tried and true…Sinking spey lines

So I have been fishing sinking skagit and scandie heads on and off for a while now, starting with the all clear intermediate ones I made myself some years back and more recently with offerings from airflo and Rio. When … Continue reading

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Thanks Cliff!

The benefits of a career as a fishing guide may at first seem obvious.  Life on the river, fishing, exercise, clear air, breathtaking scenery, amazing fish, but over the years it has become clear to me that the greatest boon … Continue reading

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Today’s fish du jour of the day…

We might not have many more fish than last week, but they sure bite a hell of a lot better in the warmer weather.  We had one dead day out of the last 6 and a couple of really excellent … Continue reading

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New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan

Most seasons you would have to travel thousands of miles to get steelhead fishing conditions like this!  What a treat! What a rare fucking OPPORTUNITY! Ouch, got that out of my system.  Look, no one said this is easy sometimes … Continue reading

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