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Category Archives: Summer Steelhead
I love the fall season for steelhead fishing and for the past three years my good friend and fishing guide Rob Hrabik (@Sierraflyguy) and I have ventured out in October for the “Fish of a Thousand Casts.” This year was … Continue reading
From Catch Magazine: “Steelhead are NEVER known for being easy to catch. In fact, the more difficult they are to catch, the more valuable each fish becomes. There is a certain satisfaction in catching a steelhead on a skated dry … Continue reading
From ODFW August 9th 2019 SALEM, Ore.— Per direction from the Fish and Wildlife Commission at their Aug. 2 meeting, ODFW is closing all fishing (including catch-and-release) in the Columbia River around the mouth of the Deschutes River and in … Continue reading
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
From The Conservation Angler On October 9, 2018, The Conservation Angler and four other conservation groups sent notice to Idaho officials of our intent to file an ESA Take lawsuit to protect wild Snake River Steelhead. TCA along with Wild … Continue reading
From Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Columbia River at Deschutes River mouth closes to all fishing beginning Aug. 9: Action taken to help protect upriver steelhead Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 SALEM — The Columbia River around the mouth of … Continue reading
Greg Taylor, Fisheries Biologist for the Army Corp of engineers will provide an update on the Willamette project. Greg Taylor of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide an update on the federal agency’s efforts under the Endangered Species … Continue reading
Join Tom Larimer, National Sales Manager for G.Loomis Fly Fishing, for an evening of summer steelhead knowledge. As an 19-year veteran guide, Tom has developed unique techniques, strategies, flies and tackle for the steelhead of his home waters in Oregon … Continue reading
Water levels have dropped on the Middle Fork of the Willamette recently and fishing has remained very good. Wading anglers can now access much of the water between Hills Creek Reservoir and Lookout Point Reservoir with relative ease. For those … Continue reading
George Cook furthers our previous video discussion of handling running line. He adds the “turn out” method in order to help the caster maximize his or her running line “shoot-ability”.
Northwest sales representative for Sage, Rio and Redington George Cook discusses and demonstrates tactics related to “over hang” when two handed casting. Conditions often dictate how the spey caster deals with his or her spey head, and the distance it … Continue reading
Northwest sales representative for Sage, Rio, and Redington, George Cook demonstrates how to manage running line when spey casting. The 50% rule is a good guideline to help you manage your running line of any type.
Willamette Valley Summer Steelhead fishing is improving, with about a thousand more fish over Willamette falls compared to this time last year, our local steelhead season looks to be making a turn for the better. Optimal water levels and increasing … Continue reading