No Excuses

Sometimes you need to disregard the forecast, even if NOAA tells you it is going to rain.  Even when the USGS tells you a river is going to bump and might be blown out – no excuses – you just have to go.

Fortunately I was able to convince some good friends to disregard the forecast and celebrate my 39 birthday in style on the banks of the Wilson River.

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Srsly *on* the river

In the end, ignoring the forecasts was the right call.  Granted the fishing was far from red-hot, and we might have put our wading jackets to the test – the time spent with friends and the tight lines were well worth the trip.

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Green Everywhere
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Native Chromer

And I finally shook my skunk off by landing my first winter steelhead.

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