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Wild fish, Habitat, it all makes a difference…

Check out Shane Anderson’s short piece on the Montana story and why they now have some of the best wild trout fishing in the world!  

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Huge Storm to hit CA North Coast

Huge storm hitting the North Coast right now. Rain predictions have been as high as 9-10″. Eel to 220,000 cfs? It could be a sight to see. Rivers are gonna be out for some time, time to get caught up … Continue reading

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Brief Winter Report….

Blown out with more rain on the way. This has been a common sight so far for the month of December. We need the rain, but also need a break if you are going to fish anytime soon. Winter fish … Continue reading

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Updated Contact Information

My iPhone decided it wanted to go swimming with the fish today, so we have a new phone and new number here at Steelhead on the Spey Guide Service… Jason Hartwick phone: (707) 382-1655 email: speybum@gmail.com

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Prep the ark

Suppose to be a good one moving in. Heard rumors of 6-8″ of rain over the next few days with gusts over 50mph. 267,000 CFS…..would be a fun raft ride if you could dodge the 300′ redwoods racing by! Suppose … Continue reading

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Fall Finish

Another Fall comes to a close just in time, as our first big rains seem to be settling in. The fishing was much like the water this fall, up and down! The rivers saw ever-changing flows from the lowest we … Continue reading

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Arcata Premier of Wild Reverence

Join the Wild Steelhead Coalition in showing the amazing film, Wild Reverence by filmmaker Shane Anderson Two years in the making, this feature film chronicles the state of steelhead across their entire historic west coast range. Steelhead are not just … Continue reading

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Eel River Restoration

In the last couple of years there has been some good work work done on our coastal rivers to help boast salmon and steelhead runs. The Eel is receiving much attention especially from CalTrout and some other resources such as … Continue reading

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Another Alaska summer in the books

JH We’re back from another summer season at Hoodoo Lodge, AK. It was great season with some of the best King fishing I have ever seen. One thing’s for sure, if you are looking to swing up ocean-bright, sea liced … Continue reading

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Hoodoo, AK prime King openings

In a few days I will be headed back out to Hoodoo Lodge for the summer. We had a last minute cancellation and have 2 open spots for Chinook Salmon (Kings) July 1-7. This is typically one of the best … Continue reading

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