The Deschutes River Steelhead Camp, Sept 14-16 & 16-18 2020

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If you are like me you’re ready to stop thinking about catching Covid 19 and start catching steelhead. If you are concerned about the current situation spilling over to Sept, skip to the end of this article and read the cancelations section. Sept 14-16 & 16-18 2020 The...



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...



Swing For The Fence On Every Cast

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By Louis Cahill After four days swinging flies in dirty water without a pull it's easy to lose faith. I faced some pretty tough conditions on a recent trip to the Dean River in British Columbia. Heavy rain turned the river into a raging mess of mud...



Just When You Think Your Dialed In

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IT'S A NINETEEN HOUR DRIVE AND A THIRTY MINUTE WALK TO THE SPOT WHERE THE SYCAMORE TREE IS DOWN ACROSS THE RIVER, MAKING THAT SWEET SEAM. Flies are tied in the truck on the drive up. The color and size that worked last year but with...



Saturday Shoutout / Poncho

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Catching giant steelhead with a pet chicken. The only thing more special than catching a wild steelhead is doing it with the one you love. Sharing the passion with someone special is what fly fishing is all about. It’s a thrill you can feel in your...