Monthly Archives: October 2010

Floating the Wenaha River: Hoodoo trail to Troy, OR October 15-17, 2010

Since I bought my first pontoon boat last year, I have begun to look at rivers in a new way.  Now I not only think about if I can access them somehow on foot, etc.  I also think about whether … Continue reading

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Fishing for Steelhead on the lower Imnaha River

If you haven’t been to the Imnaha River, it is a smallish river in northeast Oregon.  Although the river can run quite high in spring and early summer, during the fall steelhead season the river is usually somewhere between 100-200 … Continue reading

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Joseph Creek October 2, 2010: Hike down Horse Pasture Ridge

In my explorations of Joseph Creek this spring there was an isolated section of creek that is part Nez Perce and part BLM/State ground that I did not hike into.  This section of Joseph Creek is upstream of the Warm … Continue reading

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Joseph Creek, Wallowa County, Oregon September 17 & 18, 2010

After returning to Joseph Creek the other weekend and finding a totally different creek from the one I had found this spring, I decided I should give the other sections a second chance.  My last trip into Joseph Creek was … Continue reading

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Hiking Joseph Canyon and Fishing Joseph Creek September 4-5, 2010

Most of Joseph Creek has no roads close to it and runs through a deep canyon that is 2,000-2,500 feet deep.  Joseph Creek begins where Chesnimnus Creek and Crow Creek run together.  This upper end of Joseph Creek proper is … Continue reading

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North Fork of the Wenaha: Hiking Down Indian Tom Trail and out Elk Flats August 27-29, 2010

I have heard that the first step in overcoming an addiction is to admit that you have a problem.  So here it goes.  I am addicted to fly fishing.  In particular I am addicted to hiking into rivers where few other people … Continue reading

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