Sunday Classic / The River Is Full Of Want

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By Louis Cahill "I DON'T DESERVE THAT FISH. I DON'T DESERVE THIS DAY ON THIS BEAUTIFUL RIVER. I DON'T DESERVE TO FISH WITH THESE GOOD MEN." I wade out into the rushing water of the Dean, farther than I should. The cold of the water grabs me...

Faith and Steelhead

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by Tim Harris I just returned from my first real steelhead trip to the Deschutes in a couple of years. I had to miss out all of last two summer seasons due to illness though I did manage a few days last winter where I actually...

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...

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......

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...