ABOUT THE FISH
Redband Rainbow Trout
Fly Fishing Only
Year -round fishing if conditions permit. Fishing the Deschutes since 1957,it
holds no secrets, but continues to amaze us with it's "willing to bite" fish.
Having fished and Guided many of the fabled (and no so fabled) streams of
Western North America I can safely state the Deschutes is the most consistent
producer in North America. Trout average 12"-16"and 18"-20"s are common. Expect
20-30 fish days. Hope for 50 and don't be seen around camp until dark if you
want more.1-5 Day Drift Boat or Jet Boat trips. All angling is done while
Lake Fly Fishing
Easy productive trips in Magnificent Country close to Portland. No casting
experience needed. Public and Private Waters. We have angling rights on several
local ponds and lakes in the region.
Deschutes * Rogue * John Day * Other Selected Rivers
The premier NW Game Fish. Originally named "Ironhead Trout" buy Meriweather
Lewis in 1805, because they fought so hard and were difficult to kill. Fly and
Spin Anglers welcome. Your first hookup will never be forgotten. These fish are
known to be DANGEROUS to long term relationships, partnerships and financial
stability." Steelhead Fever " is highly infectious and only cured by another
trip to the River. I have required the release of all Wild Steelhead since 1970.
Now it is required by law. We know which river to put you on and how to catch
them. Years of Experience insure you the best chance of catching these huge
Trout. During July-March multiple hookup days are the rule. Call for the latest
honest information. Late Summer and Fall we offer very productive trips on the
Columbia and tributaries. This is the time to catch aggressive Steelhead, headed
to the interior. Most of these fish are "hatchery Keepers". Follow me to the
best angling. As the Fish move upriver we must follow.
You must be flexible and follow me to the best Streams and Bays. 2002 looks to
be the 2nd Best Spring Chinook run in nearly 30 years. Reserve your date now !
The Fall Run on the Columbia is expected to be excellent. Fishery Managers
expect one million Fall Salmon. Fly Fishing for Fall Salmon can be extremely