Stoneflies & Drakes Open Dates
Although it's mid-winter the recent nice weather has me thinking about the spring trout fishing on the Deschutes.
Headed to Bonefish Land
We leave tomorrow for the land of white sand beaches, endless flats and huge bonefish! I'm hosting a group of anglers to the legendary waters of South Andros Island.
Trout Spey Clinic at Royal Treatment 2/7/15
So many of us have fallen in love with Spey fishing. -And why wouldn't we? It's mega fun! Our passion for the long rod doesn't have to stop at anadromous fish!
Spey Fishing for Trout in Colorado
I recently took a trip to the Durango, Colorado area to chase trout with the new Winsto
How To Tie Larimer's "Brazilian" Steelhead Fly
Here's a video that Tony Torrence from the Caddis Fly Shop in Eugene graciously did on tying Larimer's "Brazilian" steelhead pat
An Epic Alaskan Spey Adventure -Sandy River
Need a resolution for 2015? How about catching a king salmon with a Spey rod on one of the greatest rivers in Alaska?
- Start Planning Your Spring Trout Trip
The holidays are always a time of reflection for me. -While guiding, like every profession, has its ups and downs, it's a hell of a way to make a living.
Choosing the Right Spey Rod for Trout Fishing
Spey fishing for trout may be one of the fastest textures of our sport. For good reason… It’s mega fun and incredibly effective!
Spey Fishing For Trout -Montana Style
Check out this great trout Spey video from the folks at Headhunters Fly Shop on the Missouri River in Monta
Cold Weather Layering
The winter season is upon us and with it brings cold days, dropping water temperatures and un-crowded rivers.
Winter Steelheading is Here!
Thanksgiving is the unofficial beginning of winter steelheading. Any day now the big chromers of the cold season will be entering our rivers.
I'm incredibly grateful and thankful for the opportunity to make a living out of my passion, with wonderful people in some truly amazing places.
Fly Tying For Cold Weather Steelhead
On a recent trip to the Great Lakes I had the opportunity to sneak in a little fishing. Normally November is "prime time" for swinging flies for steelhead...
Spey Casting on the Third Coast
I'm just wrapping up a ten day stint giving Spey clinics, fly tying classes and steelhead talks in the Great Lakes region.
Great Lakes Steelhead Tundra Tour
11/15 Fly Fishers Fly Shop -Milwaukee, WI.
As winter takes hold here in northern Oregon, my Deschutes steelhead season draws to a close.
New Winston Rod Co Website
My good friends at Winston Fly Rods just launched a brand spankin new website.
Driving a jet boat on the Deschutes is not a bad way to commute to work in the morning!
More on Deschutes Steelhead:
Winston Microspey Interview
I recently had the great privilege of helping design a series of "Microspey" rods for the Winston Rod Company. These new mini two-handers are a blast to cast and fish!