Dean River Steelhead in Crisis

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By Steve Morrow Seasons on the Dean come and go. From the rains of June to the dry days of July to the low flows of August. Winter rolls over the valley like a heavy blanket and the people disappear. The years come and go and...



Sunday Classic / Crazy Water on the Dean

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THIS VIDEO IS FROM A TRIP SEVERAL YEARS AGO. I recently saw a very different Dean River. The river was as low as I've ever seen it at the end of this June. The fishing was still great and you will be reading more about that...



Saturday Shoutout / Pesqa on Trailer Hooks

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I'VE BEEN LUCKY TO SPEND SOME PRETTY SPECTACULAR DAYS ON THE WATER WITH SCOTT BAKER-MCGARVA. It was on one of these days that Scottie showed me how to rig a Hobo Spey to help prevent fish mortality. It's a lesson that stuck with me. In fact,...



Careful What You Ask For

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All fish are not created equal. It's funny how what we want out of fly fishing changes over the years. We've all heard the story, I want to catch a fish, I want to catch a lot of fish, I want to catch a big fish......



Rigging Tube Flies: Video

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I love tube flies and I fish them almost exclusively when I’m after steelhead. Tube flies are a powerful tool. They are the most versatile flies you can tie and the most economical. The secret is that there’s no hook. The fly is tied on...