Monthly Archives: September 2010

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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Hiking and Fishing Joseph Creek June 18-20, 2010

After several weeks of high water Joseph Creek was dropping last week and looked like it might be fishable by the weekend.  I began planning for another exploration.  My first fishing trip into Joseph Creek I hiked in too far … Continue reading

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Floating and Fishing the Wild and Scenic section of the Powder River: June 11-12, 2010

With all the heavy rain we have had over the last two weeks, all the rivers have been high.  Joseph Creek went from around 100 cfs to nearly 700 cfs.  Other rivers in northeast Oregon were the same story.  After … Continue reading

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Fishing Joseph Creek May 29-30, 2010

Bad weather reports didn’t keep me from hiking into and fishing Joseph Creek again May 29 and 30.  Thursday there was a flood advisory here locally for small creeks and poor drainage areas.  And it rained a lot.  Joseph Creek raised 55 CFS … Continue reading

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First Hike into Joseph Creek Warm Springs Trail May 21-23, 2010

As a kid I remember stopping at the Joseph Creek Viewpoint on our way to Enterprise and peering down into the steep canyon with awe.  Later in life as I was perusing the waters on a map I would look … Continue reading

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North Fork Wenaha August 1, 2009

I wanted to hike into the Wenaha again last weekend as usual.  And as usual I was having a hard time getting anyone to go with me.  My wife had some excuse why she couldn’t go, my good friend and … Continue reading

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