The Hunt

I discovered this episode’s music via my colleague Jeff Bowen.  The lyrics of this one reminded me of the coast, and the title of the track from River Whyless is very much inline with the pursuit of winter steelhead.   Hours, perhaps days even, have been spent in the pursuit.  Each winter I trek over […]

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Crooked River Steelhead

The Crooked River is a special place for anglers in Central Oregon. For me it is where I was first really introduced to the sport, and where I caught my first fish on the fly. Gabe Parr just finished up putting together a new site that provides some great information about the push to provide […]

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Take A Walk on the Tribe Side

The water on the other side of the river is always better, right? Any Deschutes River angler that has stood at South Junction has stolen a view of the river left bank, admiring just how fishy that water looks over there. After last Friday, that perceived fishyness has been confirmed. A friend from The Fly […]

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The Optimism Orgasm

Last Friday a plan was in the works to fish somewhere that weekend.  Many options were passed around via all forms of electronic pulse.  Texts and emails all conjuring images of throwing line through the air – but the targets varied from the Cascade Lakes above Bend, to urban streams with steelhead over the mountains. […]

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