Category Archives: Wenaha

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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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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Testing NRS packrafts on the Wenaha: March 4, 2012

Although I had heard of a packraft before, they did not really catch my interest until I saw Greg Topf with one on the Wenaha last year.  I was intrigued, but felt a little weary about their durability.  When I … Continue reading

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Buck Ridge to North Fork Wenaha Falls: August 6-7, 2011

The North Fork of the Wenaha river has eluded and surprised me many times.  My first attempt at just getting there was thwarted by snow when I nearly slid my pickup off the mountain side.  I tried to crawl the … Continue reading

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Kayaking the Wenaha: Timothy Springs to Troy July 15-18, 2011

Have I ever mentioned that I love the Wenaha?  Just in case I haven’t, let me say that I love the Wenaha.  For several years it has been like my second home on the weekends.  It has become one of … Continue reading

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A day on the lower Wenaha River

It is a good thing that we don’t have to judge everything we do by how much the activity produces.  If this were the case, steelhead fishing in December and January would often be viewed as “wasted” days.  If production … 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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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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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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Hiking and Fishing Elk Flats on the Wenaha River: August 6-8, 2010

Elk Flats is the uppermost trailhead (from the south side of the river) that comes down to the mainstem Wenaha, or at least close to the mainstem Wenaha.  The trail actually comes down to the South Fork of the Wenaha … Continue reading

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