Category Archives: Grande Ronde River

River Cleanup trip, low water rafting (380 cfs), and fires in the Wenaha

It has been a very interesting week or two. We have made a voluntary agreement with SOLVE for quite a few years now to do 2 river cleanup trips per year. Since we are acting as volunteers, the signed agreement … Continue reading

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ODFW Proposed Rule Changes: Please Support

ODFW is proposing some very good rule changes. Please read the overview below and then write in to express your support for these good rule changes. Not mentioned in the overview below is the fact that the Wallowa and Grande … Continue reading

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Guided Fly Fishing on the Wallowa & Grande Ronde Rivers September 22-24, 2014

I have a lot of great photos I have taken over the past few years and not had time to share.  I am going to start sharing some of these albums.  Here is a set from a guided fly fishing … Continue reading

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Night time view of Martins Misery via time lapse

I have been shooting time-lapse sequences over the past year on the Grande Ronde and hope to have enough of them to put into a little longer video soon.  For now here is a taste of the evening view near … Continue reading

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Who Needs Alaska? Fat Rainbows on the Grande Ronde: September 22, 2013

It doesn’t happen every day but there are times when you are fishing for trout and you catch a very respectable plump 15 inch rainbow that puts up a good fight and you say somewhat disappointingly, “Ahh . . . … Continue reading

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Early September rafting and fishing report on the Grande Ronde River: September 6-8, 2013

Before Lottie and I bought the raft rental business at Minam I avoided fishing the Grande Ronde.  It was a known entity.  Or so I thought.  What I thought I knew is that everyone fishes the Grande Ronde elbow to … Continue reading

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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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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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Low Water Rafting for Early Grande Ronde Steelhead: September 21-23, 2012

Low water rafting trips on the Grande Ronde can be a lot of fun.  What’s even more fun is low water rafting trips where you catch steelhead.  Low water for purposes of the Grande Ronde is somewhere below 750 cfs.  … Continue reading

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The Boys’ Turn to Row: June 2012

Since my wife, Lottie, and I bought the Minam raft rental business it has really opened up a lot of new outdoor opportunities for us as a family.  It is difficult to do backpacking trips with kids.  It can be … Continue reading

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