Steelhead Archive

  • Spring weather systems are pushing through raising river levels allowing late winter steelhead to push upstream. If you get the chance, get out and experience some late winter chrome! My buddy Todd and I got a final chance to take Andrew his son on a coastal steelhead […]

    Steelhead Wrap Up 2009

    Spring weather systems are pushing through raising river levels allowing late winter steelhead to push upstream. If you get the chance, get out and experience some late winter chrome! My buddy Todd and I got a final chance to take Andrew his son on a coastal steelhead […]

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  • A few weeks had passed since our last trip with little or no rain while the river levels began to fall. Water clarity began to decrease the bite as fish became spooked and weary serching out favorite hiding spots. Good thing as the bank account started to dip from all the outdoor activities. Time to […]

    Winter Steelhead – Part 2

    A few weeks had passed since our last trip with little or no rain while the river levels began to fall. Water clarity began to decrease the bite as fish became spooked and weary serching out favorite hiding spots. Good thing as the bank account started to dip from all the outdoor activities. Time to […]

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  •     Yet another Northwest winter is upon us.  Dark and rainy days, wind, snow, chilling temperatures and even some more rain…….and of course……STEELHEAD!!!     Although I’ve seen my fair share of better years for winter Steelhead fishing, there is still Steelhead to be had in […]

    Low, Cold Water Steelhead

        Yet another Northwest winter is upon us.  Dark and rainy days, wind, snow, chilling temperatures and even some more rain…….and of course……STEELHEAD!!!     Although I’ve seen my fair share of better years for winter Steelhead fishing, there is still Steelhead to be had in […]

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  • Winter’s here – the rivers are calling! Grab your favorite steelhead rod, tackle and bait for a chance at some of the Northwest’s best fighting fish.  Nothing like breaking away from work for a couple days to enjoy the sights while taking in fresh air fishing for […]

    Winter Chrome Steelhead

    Winter’s here – the rivers are calling! Grab your favorite steelhead rod, tackle and bait for a chance at some of the Northwest’s best fighting fish.  Nothing like breaking away from work for a couple days to enjoy the sights while taking in fresh air fishing for […]

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  • Headed out this weekend in the middle of the rain and 30 mph winds along the Oregon coast in hopes of just seeing a steelhead jump. The day started out perfect, while I landed this 13 pound hen on the first cast.  It must have […]

    Coastal Steelhead

    Headed out this weekend in the middle of the rain and 30 mph winds along the Oregon coast in hopes of just seeing a steelhead jump. The day started out perfect, while I landed this 13 pound hen on the first cast.  It must have […]

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