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.


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.


Green Everywhere


Native Chromer

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


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About Timmy Crawford

I reside in lovely Bend, Oregon with my wife and two girls, and of course the requisite two mutts. By day I am an Automattician, and by night and on the weekends... I keep it real.