Tag Archives: Chinook

Dean River Chinook June 26 – July 3, 2015

Join me at Kimsquit Bay Lodge on the lower Dean River, BC June 26th – July 3rd for a week of chasing Chinook salmon and some early steelhead on the Dean River. Dean River Chinook (King) salmon are some of … 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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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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Off to Alaska….

It’s that time of year again when I head North to Alaska. I will again be working at Hoodoo Lodge guiding some of the best King fishing in the world. Great runs of chum, silvers, and a few steelhead make … Continue reading

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Materials for Tying Intruder Style Flies

First, I have to start by saying that many of the so called “intruders” you see today are spin-offs of the classic intruder pattern created and popularized by the likes of Ed Ward, Jerry French, and Scott Howell to name … Continue reading

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Huge Salmon returns expected on Klamath/Sac in 2012

From the San Francisco Chronicle…. The council’s experts said there are 820,000 chinook in the ocean now preparing to return to the Sacramento River system to lay eggs next fall. Another 1.6 million chinook from the Klamath River are out … Continue reading

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Back to Civilization….Hoodoo Lodge wrap up

Finally made it back to civilization. It seemed as though it was never going to happen as the last two weeks went by about as slow as they possibly could of. Not sure if it was because the silver fishing … Continue reading

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Hoodoo report

Sorry for the lack of reports or updates to the blog. The interweb connection here at Hoodoo lodge is pretty bad and am unable to load any photos. If for some crazy reason the connection gets better than I will … Continue reading

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California Central Valley Salmon and Steelhead under attack

California’s Sacramento River used to once host some of the largest runs of salmon and steelhead in the world. Since the construction of many dams, canals, and water diversion these runs have nearly become extinct. Salmon and steelhead in the … Continue reading

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Record returns at Van Arsdale on the Eel

This year saw record returns of King Salmon on the Eel River at Van Arsdale. Good news…. http://www.times-standard.com/localnews/ci_16936154 JH

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