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Spring Steelhead Tag

Laughter is Key!

Some days try as you might–steelhead fishing is really not on your terms! Today was one of those days when I just wanted it bad. Its been a fairly tough week and it was just time for the river to give it back. Yeah right–this...

Grabby

Conditions on the river are ideal for two-handed rod on the Mo'. The majority of fish have spawned and most are now in the process of fattening up on their way back to the lake. While we will certainly see a trickle of new fish...

Out with a bang

Great finish for the McKay group today! While the weather certainly didn't through us any favors, solid steelhead fishing made up for our short comings. Pictured is Bill with a beautiful hen steelhead he caught prior to lunch.  Capt. Steven Kuieck...

Windy but nice

Our run of extraordinary weather is coming to an end—cold, rainy weather is forecasted for the foreseeable future. Toughing out the wind today proved difficult, but both Matt and Sandra plowed through without skipping a beat. Tomorrow we'll test their Gortex and tanasity in some...

TGIF!

Wow, great day to be alive! A little better than 70 degrees this afternoon under blue bird skies–certainly not steelhead weather, but c'mon how could anyone complain about being on the river on a day like today! The high-water express is over and clear water...

T-shirts & Sunburns

Gotta love the changes in seasons around our great State! Sunny and warm would normally pose a significant problem for any steelhead fisherman, but our very dirty water has allowed both us and the steelhead to be pretty happy. The river has fallen dramatically and...

Generation Next

Teaching kids our craft is always fun! The Horbecks joined me today to continue their study of the in's & out's of spring steelhead fly fishing. The boys were a quick study and posed some very nice chrome for the camera. Pretty nice way to...

Iced by the front?

Long-time guests and friends Chris & Scott joined me today for their annual spring steelhead outing. After yesterday's banner successes and their fishing prowess I fully expected something special today. Our first hour or two went as planned and certainly fueled our anticipation for the...

Too–?

Well, it wasn't too cold today which certainly was a plus. However it was really windy and WAY too bright! Our low–clear, cold water just isn't making it easy for us. Day one of the spring MRO trip featured quite a bit of teaching and...