Category Archives: Oregon Winter Steelhead Fishing

It’s All Home Water: Oregon Steelhead – Jeff Hickman

This article was published at Patagonia.com and written by Steve Duda. Steve Duda is Patagonia’s managing editor for fly fishing. Editor’s Note: For a window into a day in the life of wild steelhead activist Jeff Hickman, check out our … Continue reading

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WInter Steelhead Report

NOW is the time! All coastal streams have good numbers of returning fish and most of the fish are well spread over the entire system. All streams have been on a steady drop and even with rain (” showers”) in … Continue reading

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Echo Fly Rod Seasons of Pacific City: Winter/Spring

This is the first of three blog posts that will feature the Echo fly rods I fish through the seasons here in Pacific City. Any fly angler located in Pacific City, Oregon who might be so-inclined can find some species of Pacific … Continue reading

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HELP CELEBRATE FRANK AND JEANNE MOORE – The Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary

From Uncage the Soul Video Production Frank and Jeanne Moore Bench Installation This handcrafted, custom bench will be built and permanently installed along the edge of Steamboat Creek to celebrate and commemorate the recent successful passage of the public lands … Continue reading

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Petition to End Harvest of Wild Steelhead on the Southern Oregon Coast

On Friday, September 14th, Oregon Fish and Wildlife commissioners will hear testimony from petitioners who have asked to put an end to the harvest of wild steelhead on the Southern Oregon Coast. The petition was filed earlier this summer by … Continue reading

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Concerning steelhead fly size ……

I have been busily stocking my fly boxes preparing for winter steelhead season and part of my ritual concerns thinking about the best fly sizes to tie as each season approaches. In some past years I have been particularly enthused … Continue reading

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Winter Steelhead Report

  The weekend rains may have established this seasons run of winter steelhead.   All coastal steams, ( Alsea, Siuslaw, Siletz) had been fishing well prior to the recent rains.  Anglers should find fish spread through out the system. Indicator fishing has … Continue reading

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Guided Winter Steelhead Trips: Prime Time

This is our most anticipated time of the year. On all coastal rivers you will find dwindling crowds and a influx of fresh wild fish. The next several weeks offer the best winter steelheading opportunities of the season. Look for … Continue reading

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Steelhead patterns page updated

We’ve updated our best steelhead fly patterns. These links take you to a page with a YouTube fly tying videos demonstrating how to tie the fly, a high resolution image of the finished steelhead fly, and a fly pattern recipe. … Continue reading

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Coastal Steelhead Report

This week provided some decent fishing on the coastal streams for steelhead. I had Clay and Andrew, my work teammates aboard “the beast.” We decided Monday would be our day. It proved to be a great day on the coast. … Continue reading

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Last Call for Winter Steelhead 2013 Season

Spring trouting is around the corner.. However, March is one of our favorite months to target winter steelhead. Longer, generally dryer, and warmer days lend to more comfortable conditions. The rivers are in peak splendor and performance. Bonus: gone are … Continue reading

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Spey Iron Winter Steelhead Fly Series – Flame Boss

We have no shortage of choices when it comes time to knot something onto the end of our leader at the side of a steelhead stream. We have literally hundreds of nymphs, leeches, MOALS, eggs, jigs, intruders other unspeakably deadly … Continue reading

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Spey Iron Winter Steelhead Fly Series – Cold Blue Hammer

This Spey Iron steelhead fly offers the blue/black hues that steelhead just seem to be incapable of ignoring. This is a silly statement, of course, because I have fished this fly over enough of chrome winter fish to know that … Continue reading

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North Umpqua River Fishing and Accommadation Report

The North Umpqua River is one of the premier places to swing flies in Oregon for Winter and Summer Steelhead. With countless named and unnamed pools sometimes it’s hard to choose where to fish. For myself, Lou, and brother Ty … Continue reading

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The New Year Brings Fresh Chrome: Oregon Winter Steelhead Report

The New Year greeted us with great river conditions as the high and brown water that blighted most of December dropped and cleared into the ideal range on many of the rivers draining the coast range. Some of the guys … Continue reading

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