Siskiyou got its week of heat sparking some ravenous smallmouth bass fishing. POPPERS!!! just like when I was a kid. Anne had a brilliant day, big fish after big fish for 2 solid hours. I’ll take ya there.
The McCloud River is off color, the Upper Sac is still raging! The Klamath water temps are too high! Time to get resourceful. There are so many places to fish. Continue Reading →
I have decided that this will be my last day on the Klamath until the first Fall rains. Simply too warm, weedy and tough on the fish. This beauty was raised out of the water for only a second to snap a photo of a beautiful Summer Steelhead that sucked down a golden stone dry in white water. The reel sang a song to my regular client Jeff who just caught his first steelhead on a dry. Continue Reading →
A trip for Shasta Trout on the Klamath. Still fishing fantastic but water is warming and weeds are annoying. Continue Reading →
Caught ten small fish, but left after an hour to seek other options.
Paddling a 1934 Thompson wooden canoe that my Dad restored when I was a kid was a great way to spend fathers day. Shooting my Step Father’s Leica M3 finished it out nicely. Happy Fathers Day. Continue Reading →
As the Upper Sac and McCloud remain tough to fish, the Klamath is seeing some crowds but still offering great dry fly fishing.
Father Frank Smith does a lot for his community and followers. He is a dedicated man, who occasionally needs to relax and enjoy a day on the water. Nothing like a Summer Steelhead on a dry fly to feel God’s love. Continue Reading →
I work hard, row hard and paid for it. I slipped a disc, look like an old man and am whining from the pain so my girl friend gives me more of that lovely sympathy. Be back soon!
10 am at AH DI NA, McCloud off color. Pack it up, grab the drift boat and head north to the Klamath to save the day. Continue Reading →
After two great days at the Klamathon Lodge, the owner and great guy John Jaques asked me to stay another and guide him and his best friend from Austin TX. Continue Reading →
Salmonflies (Pteronarcys) crawling all over everything! Fish looking like footballs! Summer Steelhead!! Is this a Dream? Continue Reading →