Tag Archives: Steelhead

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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Angler’s Tonic on The Dean River, British Columbia

Dream Trip 2010 —British Columbia’s Dean River I’ve tried for 15 years to get an invite to the Dean River in British Columbia, land of giant steelhead and king salmon, reportedly some of the best fighting fish on the planet. … Continue reading

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Loop’s Metalhead DVD

A Major Steelhead Adventure I can’t recall another type of fish that offers so many variables when pursuing them. With steelhed, you never know for sure if the fish have arrived from their saltwater existence to their freshwater natal birthplaces; you

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North Umpqua River, Oregon

Saving the North Umpqua’s bruiser winter steelhead From the bad-ass Web site, www.busterwantstofish.com NOTE: Too often we fly fishers demand our managers to stick their necks out for us and when they do all we do is accept the benefit … Continue reading

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Steelhead on Idaho’s Salmon River

Big Swings, Moonshine Swigs and Steelhead on Idaho’s Salmon I couldn’t take it any longer. The two-hander’s been sitting in the closet and the steelhead have steadily swam upstream in Idaho since last fall. Now they’re just two and a … Continue reading

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Angler’s Coast by Russell Chatham

A classic and first edition by a stroke of luck I’m probably not much different than you or the next person in line, meaning I sometimes question my luck in comparison to the rest of humanity. Then, one day, for … Continue reading

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Steelhead Dreams: Southeast Alaska Style

NOTE: It’s winter steelhead season and few things get dedicated anglers more pumped than to think of fresh fish—chromers—pushing into Northwest streams. This isn’t a game of big numbers but even a few fish can change your life. Print this. … Continue reading

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