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Rogue River Summer Steelhead

The summer steelhead are arriving readily now into the upper Rogue River. These silver bullets will really put the test to your gear. My favorite tie for these chrome rockets is the Midnight Rainbow Carpetbagger Stonefly Nymph. 102 more words

Rogue River Report

In the Heat of the Day

On a whim, I went down to the fishing pond the other day. 4:30 PM, 100 degrees with a heat index of 109. Conditions were screaming at me, “Don’t bother!” I mean, everything I know about fishing said this was a waste of time. 91 more words

Root Beer Herniator

Another super bead head fly pattern for Rogue River steelhead. Actually, just your regular Copper Herniator tie with a body color change. That body material color is called root beer by the fly tying market. 45 more words

Rogue River Report

Stripping vs Spooling

Hidy Ho Good Neighbors!

I’m not a purist, or elitist, nor traditionalist.  I just like to see a bunch of fish hit the bottom of the bag.  1,008 more words

Rediscovering a Forgotten Rod

A couple of years ago, I bought a Sage rod in preparation for a Montana fishing trip. The rod is a Sage Vantage, nine foot, six weight. 335 more words


View From The River

It has been a perfect summer so far in the Roaring Fork Valley in the heart of the Rockies. Colorado is my native and I am proud to be one of the few remaining “born and raised”. 16 more words