Tag Archives: Dean River

Simms’ “Fish It Well” Motto Helps Tonic Get To The Dean

I know Simms would have preferred that I write about their new campaign, called Fish It Well, a month or more ago when they sent me a hoodie emblazoned with a logo promoting the campaign. But I wanted to wait … Continue reading

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Kings and Steel on British Columbia’s Dean River

Several years ago, after trying for about 10 years, I got an invitation to fish British Columbia’s Dean River, and I took advantage of that opportunity—I had 16 steelhead to the beach by day four and ended up wit Several … Continue reading

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Broke Down in Their Driveway

So, she wasn’t willing to drive me to the Bozeman airport. Didn’t want to get the girls up early, she said, even though it’s June and the girls don’t have school or anything else pressing. So I acquiesced, said I’d … Continue reading

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Seattle’s Steelhead Diner

Serving great eats, true-angler style Every once in a while I feel like a really, really lucky guy. And that was the case in July when I went to the Dean River in British Columbia. But prior to the trip I was … Continue reading

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Korkers Guide Wading Boots

Dude what’s up with the boots on your feet? The Beasties sang those words back in the late 1990s and if you had used that line to ask me what I was stomping around with on the Dean last week, I … Continue reading

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Now Time! Steelhead on British Columbia’s Dean River

Living the dream, Dean River style A few years ago I went to Russia for Atlantic salmon and watched a partner rip up the river while I barely landed a fish to every two or three of his. Then I … Continue reading

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Dean River British Columbia, Day 3

A windfall of metal… and Whitey does the big two-four So I’m stading in a run called Totem and we’ve just hammered some fish out of it, to the tune of four hookups in one pass. And I’m thinking, in … Continue reading

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