Is Your Steelhead Fly fishing Or Just Swinging?

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By Louis Cahill IS YOUR FLY FISHING FOR THE ENTIRE SWING? Many anglers who successfully swing flies for steelhead could be catching even more fish by improving their swing. Steelheading is all about taking advantage of every opportunity and it's pretty common for anglers to waste as...

Get Slinky With Your Indicator

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By Johnny Spillane AS WE GET INTO FALL AND FISH ARE BECOMING MORE SELECTIVE AND EATING SMALLER BUGS LIKE TRICOS, FISHING CAN BECOME MORE CHALLENGING. USING A FRENCH SLINKY INDICATOR OR SLINKY INDICATOR CAN BE A GREAT WAY TO HOOK A FEW MORE FISH WHEN THEY...

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...

Why ask why? Try dry flies for Steelhead

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By Jeff Hickman CATCHING A STEELHEAD BY SKATING A DRY FLY IS THE COOLEST WAY TO CATCH THEM. I always have said that one fish on the dry is worth ten on wet flies...but why? It's not like it's impossible to catch them on dries. It can...

Sunday Classic / For Steelhead, The Swing Is The Thing…Or Is It?

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WHEN SWINGING FLIES FOR STEELHEAD, HOW IMPORTANT IS MANAGING THAT SWING? It seems like a simple question. I know how I feel about it, but when you start talking to folks about it you get surprisingly different opinions. I've been told it doesn't matter and I've...