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River Currents—the Super Highway by Roger Hinchcliff

River Currents—the Super Highway by Roger Hinchcliff

Although steelhead is the primary species I fish for, this article could apply to many different types of migratory fish in river systems throughou...
Mistakes to Avoid When Fly Fishing Steelhead by Capt. Armand J Castagna

Mistakes to Avoid When Fly Fishing Steelhead by Capt. Armand J Castagna

  My first chromer on this spey rods first day out on any river. What a grab...  While we had already driven several long hours from the Bay Area ...
Chiles New Salmon Fishery written by Harry Morse

Chiles New Salmon Fishery written by Harry Morse

Featured in Oct/Nov 2015 STS “Do you think anyone is going to believe us when we tell them how big they are and how many fish are down here,” said...
Northwest Steelheading Techniques Take Big Trout in Patagonia by Harry Morse

Northwest Steelheading Techniques Take Big Trout in Patagonia by Harry Morse

Who could resist the offer to fish a stunning river with big trout in an exotic location? A river you fished and guided on 20 years ago. Was the fi...
Crafting Bamboo Fishing Rods by Dianna Troyer

Crafting Bamboo Fishing Rods by Dianna Troyer

Custom bamboo rod craftsman shares his expertise  With painstaking precision, Scott Nilsson of High Desert Bamboo Rods planes a minuscule sliver fr...
'Nooks on A Fly by Rick Itami

'Nooks on A Fly by Rick Itami

“Feeling the take of a big fall chinook on a fly is something truly special.” I like to employ whatever type of fishing method works. When we wer...
Warm Springs Steelhead - Don Roberts

Warm Springs Steelhead - Don Roberts

Skookum Steelhead The Art of Getting Down and Whooping It Up at Warm Springs There are no secrets. The era of search engines has seen to that. Se...
The Summer Steelhead of Fall by Scott Haugen

The Summer Steelhead of Fall by Scott Haugen

  At the end of the first tailout we hit, Dad and I spotted multiple steelhead holding on the upper end. Pulling the boat off to the side, droppin...
Stillwater Paradise by George Krumm

Stillwater Paradise by George Krumm

The wind was steady out of the northeast at about seven miles per hour. Mostly overcast skies were keeping the light level relatively low, and rar...
Tandem Trout & Steelhead | Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

Tandem Trout & Steelhead | Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

One of my favorite times to hit the river during the course of the year is when the nights start cooling and the first rains hit. It doesn’t take m...
Fishing with Elke on the Deschutes by Terry J Wiest

Fishing with Elke on the Deschutes by Terry J Wiest

  The Deschutes has to be one of the rivers that every steelheader must try and fish. The numbers may not always be huge, but the scenery, the wate...
Sizzling Summer Steelhead Success | Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

Sizzling Summer Steelhead Success | Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

When it comes to working bedrock ledges in the middle of the day, wading deep to attain the proper angle of presentation is important. Late Jul...