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Guided Fly Fishing for steelhead on the Grande Ronde River and 2013 Steelhead Forecast

This post is primarily promotional I just want to say up front.  I am making a new category on my blog for any future promotional posts so if you are a subscriber and don’t want to receive any of these … Continue reading

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How to tie the Hedgehog Fly pattern

I laid my eyes on a Hedgehog fly pattern for the first time about 3 years ago.  At first I was not sure if I was supposed to think it was a small mouse pattern or a very large stonefly … Continue reading

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Wenaha Timelapse video

I spent a few days with a packraft, fly rod, and camera on the Wenaha last weekend and had a perfectly enjoyable time.  I will do a more in depth trip report later that includes the rest of the pictures … Continue reading

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Upper Minam River Packrafting Video

I purchased a GoPro camera this spring with the intent to start making some videos of float trips.  On our upper Minam River float trip, I took lots of video but have had no time to edit it and combine … Continue reading

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Fishing on the Little Minam River August 2012

I found this trip report from last summer that I had nearly completed but never posted on the blog.  On this trip I explored most of the Little Minam River, including an awesome gorge section with many waterfalls that the … Continue reading

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Packrafting with a flight–Minam River Lodge to Minam Motel: May 26, 2013

I know, I know.  I have been neglecting the blog.  I know.  But there has simply been too much work to be done at the Minam Motel to get it up and running these past several months.  Necessity gets in … Continue reading

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Upper Minam Packrafting 2013

I am still swamped with the motel/rafting/guiding at Minam this spring so am still behind. But for now enjoy this trip report from Renee Patrick and Kirk Barnes on our packrafting trip of the Upper Minam River.

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Grande Ronde Steelhead and Minam Operations

I have yet to catch up on my pictures and writing.  Tried installing a new operating on my computer the other day and still haven’t gotten it back fully functional.  Most programs are still uninstalled.  But for those who would … Continue reading

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Blalock Mountain Sunset Timelapse

Somehow winter is passing quickly for me this year.  It seems like yesterday I was fishing in a t-shirt catching early steelhead on the Grande Ronde while rowing hard to avoid the many rocks at low water.  Two months of … Continue reading

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Grande Ronde Steelhead Fishing Report: October 2012

I began doing solo hiking trips into wilderness areas not because I hate people or find them a nuisance, although there are those.  Rather, I began doing solo hiking trips because I loved hiking, exploring, and fishing in the Wenaha.  … Continue reading

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