Here is my list of the best posts, coolest fish and stunning photos from 2011:
Coho Salmon on Poppers. Definitely the coolest fishery to blow up on the blog in 2011 — cohos, on top, in the salt. Check out Jay’s two great posts:
Finding Bigfoot on the McKenzie River My fifteen minutes of fame, staring into the TV cameras and claiming a dark shape of shambling fuzzy pixels on the McKenzie was in fact “not human”. If you missed it, apparently Finding Bigfoot is all over Animal Planet all of the time. Watching Chris and Matt O’Neil rowing the film crew down the McKenzie, hanging out with Bobo while he hit on the young production assistant, full exposure to the crew at Ike’s Pizza, this was an amazing, unforgettable, squatchy experience.
Here are some of my other favorite posts and photos:
The saddle feather craze is over!!! Sure, it might take a couple years for supplies to bounce back, but I think we’ve made it through the worst of it.
Thank you to all of our contributors and readers. Merry Christmas and Happy 2012.