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Jefferson Spey Session on the Smith River – Full

The Smith Sessions are full for 2015. We will post dates for next years Jefferson Sessions shortly. Stay tuned… We have had a lot of interest in the Jefferson Spey Sessions thus far that we have decided to expand the … Continue reading

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High Water…

Looks like we are finally in the clear for about a week or so, but we got so much rain out of this system that many river are going to be out for some time. Many rivers got up around … Continue reading

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Klamath/Trinity Report and Dates

We are still seeing some nice action on the dry here on the Trinity and lower Klamath. Fishing should hold up steady through the end of the month and we should still see some looks on the surface as long … Continue reading

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Bittersweet…

April is both good and bad in the eyes of a winter steelhead fisherman. While there are still a few fresh fish pushing into many of our systems on the North Coast, many of these rivers close March 31st. Not … Continue reading

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Fly fishing for Winter Steelhead

Found this nice little audio piece Bill Herzog did on fly fishing for winter steelhead. Some good info from a steelhead legend, especially the first 2 minutes on swinging flies vs. “jig” fishing! Check it out here…http://www.sportsradiokjr.com/player/?mid=21832331&station=KJR-AM&program_id=NWWildCountry.xml&program_name=podcast

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One in Winter

This one has made it around the interwebs already but it is so good, we just had to post it or those who might not have seen this short film yet. It is pretty rare to see a winter steelhead … Continue reading

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Ross Reach Spey/Switch Rods Review

The last couple of days I had the opportunity to fish with Chad Foster and Ross Pro Staffer Jeff Hickman. Jeff is a steelhead guide in Oregon and helped develop the Ross Reach Spey and switch rods. We spent a … Continue reading

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Winter Steelhead flies and a few thoughts

Been long overdue for a post and have been doing some thinking about winter flies after seeing some posts on other blogs. These are just some thoughts and ramblings…. In the last few years, it seems more and more people … Continue reading

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48 hours and 6″ of rain

In the last 48 hours on the North Coast some places have received anywhere from 4-10″ of rain bringing many rivers close to monitor and flood stage. The good thing is that we needed rain and we got it! Now … Continue reading

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The waiting game…

It’s been a strange winter thus far. Usually we are complaining about too much rain and high, off color flows this time of year. This season has been the total opposite. For the last couple of weeks we have been … Continue reading

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