Whiskey Creek Fly Fishing

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Fishing like a Fool with Ice in your Guides

January 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Fly Tying

Steelhead Spider

November 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Purple & Orange Ice Spider

Hook: Steelhead steel
Tag: Silver tinsel under the entire body
Rear Body: Purple Ice Dub
Front Body: Orange Angora dubbing
Hackle: Wood Duck

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Hot Dam!

June 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Thanks to a comment from Jim McCarthy, where he pointed to the WaterWatch web site, we have a cool video to watch where dams actually get blown up!  The Water Watch organization is working to eliminate four dams on the Rouge river, with the goal to have the Rouge flow un-impeded for 157 miles.
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Tags: Conservation · River Keepers

Calling all Steelhead Fly Tiers

January 21st, 2009 · 5 Comments

April Vokey is looking for your flies, your steelhead flies. This is a fundraiser for the Steelhead Society, for habitat restoration and other projects.  Send your flies to April and she will distribute to several fly shops across BC. Your flies will be purchased by anglers and all of the proceeds going to the Steelhead [...]

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Tags: Conservation · Fly Tying

Spey Casting – Take a class

May 31st, 2008 · 2 Comments

Summary
Last fall, I went Steelhead fishing in Maupin, Oregon on the Deshutes. I used a Spey rod for the first time, and highly recommend using spey casting for this type of fishing (swinging streamers on large rivers). I also highly recommend starting with a class – the learning curve is a bit steep.
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Tags: Fly Fishing