Archive | July, 2012

North Umpqua, Steehead on a Skated Fly

What a awesome river!  I made it up twice so far this summer and hoping to get in at least one more trip.  Chris thanks again.  Andy always a pleasure!  But the real hero of this trip is Rose,  Great gift!!!  She hired Rich Zellman for 2 days for Chris’ birthday and Rich was cool enough to throw in a third day for free.  We all got to take advantage of Rich’s knowledge and he comes highly recommended by yours truly.  I have been humbled here a few times and Rich strait up had the know how to put fish on my line.  I was impressed,  Thanks Rich!

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Deschutes River Rafting

My old friend Jonathan was hosting a ski racing camp in Mount Hood for disabled athletes.  When he asked me to row a raft for them down the Deschutes I couldn’t say no.  It was pleasure to row a raft for these guys, and holy sh#$ did we have some fun.

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McCloud River Dry Fly July

The last couple weeks we have been giving excellent guide trips on the McCloud. The vast majority of the fish have been caught on the dry fly. After a dozen years of guiding this river we know where to be when and it is paying off. Continue Reading →