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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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Winter Steelhead School – January 7th, 2012

Saturday January 7th, 2012 Steelhead on the Spey Guide Service will hold its Winter Steelhead Spey School. Our Winter Steelhead Spey schools are designed for beginner to advanced steelhead anglers looking to better their skills and improve their success rate … Continue reading

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2011-2012 California North Coast Winter Steelhead

The winter steelhead season is upon us and if we had any water right now, we would be experiencing some great early winter steelheading. The rains we had around Thanksgiving brought in our first push of winter chrome and fishing … Continue reading

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Gotta love early run winter steelhead…

because they are usually chrome bright and  SUPER HOT. Check out this sequence of photos I captured while fishing with Doug Brutocao a couple of weeks ago before the rivers became too low and clear. This fiesty buck spent more … Continue reading

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Rob Russell speaks on behalf of Wild Fish on NW Outdoor Adventures radio show

Saw this link over on Spencer Miles blog, Whitefish Can’t Jump. Rob Russell, NFS river steward speaks on behalf of wild fish and the need to eliminate hatchery practices, specifically on the Sandy River. Rob’s segment is the first 19 … Continue reading

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