Looking through the fly boxes of my steelhead clients, I'm always surprised I don't see more red flies. Fact is, red or combinations like red & black, red & purple and red & orange are deadly combinations for steelhead in moderate stain or clear water.
Red Flies For Steelhead
Anyone interested in hitting the Clackamas this Thursday 3/28? I just had a client cancel and would love to fill the spot! Please give me a call before 5:00pm tonight if you're interested in a jet boat trip on the Clack. (541) 490-...
After a long dry spell, our local winter steelhead rivers finally have some decent water conditions. Get it while the getting is good though... Looks like we're headed into another week with little to no precipitation.
Mid-winter is my time to tie flies, lots of flies. This week my vise is getting a workout with king salmon tube flies for Alaska. When traveling to destination lodges like Alaska West, I try to bring a fly selection that is versatile...
The past few weeks have given us cold weather and low, clear water on the Sandy & Clackamas. That means the winter steelhead move out of the traditional swing water and into the deep slots. While some of these spots can be reached...