Dean River Chinook

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By Jeff Hickman IT'S TIME FOR THE BIG BOYS. With the rapidly increasing popularity of Spey fishing, targeting Chinook salmon has also recently become hot. These large powerful anadromous fish have always been attractive to fly fishers in areas with strong populations. But with modern spey...

You Can Be In The 10% Of Steelheaders Who Catch 90% Of The Fish

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YOU'VE HEARD THE OLD ADAGE; 10% OF THE FISHERMEN CATCH 90% OF THE FISH. I had a client ask me just the other day if I believed in that. "Absolutely" was my response. He then asked how many days would he have to spend with me...

Skunked

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I POUR MYSELF A STIFF RYE WHISKY AND SETTLE IN ON THE COUCH TO WATCH THE RAIN. I'VE HAD THIS COMING TO ME FOR QUITE SOME TIME. There are no steelhead rivers in Georgia, or anywhere near Georgia. For me to chase these fish I love...

River Of Dreams

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By Louis Cahill I DREAM OF WAKING IN A FOREST. Or where a forest had been, now sooty black. Smoke swirls, orange eyes peer from hunks of coal. Charred trees accuse the sky. White ashes whirl in the air, angels lifted to heaven. I've slept through some...

Saturday Shoutout / Wild Steelheaders United

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THIS WEEK TROUT UNLIMITED LAUNCHED A BOLD NEW EFFORT. Wild Steelheaders United is taking on the task of bringing Steelheaders together under one tent to work for the protection of this embattled species. Sounds like a no-brainer but when no two groups can even agree on...