Archive | September, 2012

McCloud River 09.17&18.12

Well the fire hasn’t pushed all the fish out.  I havn’t seen the upper part of the lower McCloud yet but what I have seen is fishing well.  We caught fish on dries and this guy was sitting right were he was supposed to be.  We had a better than great time with this crew.  Great to see you guys.


9.7.12 Klamath Salmon

Forever now known as Tory Salmon. By the time I hooked one he had hooked over ten and brought four to the bank. The Lower Klamath is fishing well as we saw some nice chrome bright ass kicking steelhead and some monster kings. I brought everything I needed to get into those famed half pounders, but we couldn’t find them.

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9.8.12 Wild Waters has gone Rogue.

I simply love guiding this river. What a treat to have such a fishery in our line-up. Now we have a full time guide Keith Lyon who lives ten minutes from the boat ramp and has fished it all his life. Come fish the Rogue this Fall. Nice fish Patsy!!!! on a Squatch Stix at that! Continue Reading →

She is ablaze and seemingly irreverent.

You would think there would be an effect as she burns upriver. As choppers lifted buckets of her clean glacial waters to drop on charred forest, mayflies emerged through a floating layer of ash into an apocalyptic world of strange beauty. Those that were too cautious were eaten by streaks of rainbows and browns. The balance was surreal. Continue Reading →