Sunday Classic / Dreaming of Steelhead

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I WOKE THREE TIMES LAST NIGHT DREAMING THAT I WAS FISHING FOR STEELHEAD. Not epic, fish hoisting, hero shoting, steelhead fishing but, ass backwards, pointless, penitent steelhead fishing. Swinging tiny flies on floating lines in the turbid, chocolate waters of spring run off (and this is...

Steelhead, Karma and the Art of Showing Up

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I know of no more mystifying fish than the steelhead. Everything about anadromous steelhead is a mystery. An esoteric exercise in chaos theory beginning with an inexplicable choice to swim to the ocean and ending with an equally mystifying decision to eat a swung fly. The...

Winter Steelhead Retreat

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Here’s your chance for some next-level steelheading. March 26-30 2017. The annual G&G Deschutes River Steelhead Camp has quickly become one of our most popular events, and it’s no wonder. Not only is the trip a blast but it has helped a lot of anglers really...

Saturday Shoutout / Winter Run

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This video has me fired up for some winter steelhead. Winter steelheading is the undiscovered territory of the soul, the place where your doubts, your insecurities and just maybe your greatest joy goes to hide. It will make you question your resolve and your sanity. When...

Keeping Your Head Straight Catches Steelhead

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I just got back from hosting two groups of anglers on this year’s Deschutes River Steelhead Camp. This trip is always a highlight of my year. Because it’s just so much fun and because there is nothing I love more than swinging flies for steelhead. Camping...