Monthly Archives: November 2010

Second steelhead trip to the John Day: November 19, 2010

Friday I was able to sneak off with my good friend Jeff and fish for steelhead on the John Day River.  Jeff had never been to the John Day before and I have only spent two days fishing it as … Continue reading

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Mason Catches His First Steelhead on the Imnaha: November 14, 2010

After our early start on Saturday 4:30 felt like it came a little early on Sunday morning so I pushed the snooze button a couple of times.  5:00 felt much better for getting up and going fishing.  It is a … Continue reading

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Steelhead Fishing on the Grande Ronde: November 13, 2010

It was our weekend for the boys to stay home with us so I decided I would take them on their first trip down to Rondowa.  It is a pretty easy three and a half mile walk.  The boys (Kolby, … Continue reading

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Steelhead Marathon Part VI: Fishing the Wenaha River November 6, 2010

I got up in no hurry this morning.  Although I have woke up close to six each morning I have felt no need to leave the warmth of my sleeping bag and rush right out into the cold and fog.  … Continue reading

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Steelhead Marathon Part V: Fishing the Wallowa River upstream of Rondowa November 5, 2010

When I got back to my vehicle last night a voice from the river startled me pretty good by asking how the fishing was.  After I got over having the crap scared out of me, I and the other flyfisherman … Continue reading

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Steelhead Marathon Part IV: Fishing the Grande Ronde River below Rondowa November 4, 2010

It was foggy again this morning and cold.  I was lazy and didn’t feel any need to rush out of my sleeping bag into the cold.  Eventually I did get up and make breakfast.  I started the car though and … Continue reading

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Steelhead Marathon Part III: Fishing the Grande Ronde River above Rondowa November 3, 2010

Today I tried to find roads that lead to Rondowa, the confluence of the Grande Ronde and Wallowa Rivers.  There are several different roads that go there on a map, but I have never heard of anyone driving there and … Continue reading

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Steelhead Marathon Part II: Fishing the John Day River November 1-2, 2010

I have never fished the John Day River but I have always heard good things about its smallmouth bass fishing in summer and its steelhead fishing in the fall/winter.  So for the second river in my steelhead fishing expedition I … Continue reading

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Steelhead Marathon Part I: Fishing the Imnaha River October 30-31, 2010

With a week off of work I am going to try and hit four to five rivers in about 9 days.  The first river of the week is the Imnaha River.  I know.  I fish the Imnaha a lot for … Continue reading

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Steelhead Fishing on the Imnaha River: October 23-24, 2010

I spent two days the other weekend fishing the lower five miles of the Imnaha.  It was a rainy two days on the river.  Saturday it went from light rain to heavy down pours to fifteen minutes of sunshine a … Continue reading

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