Monofilament tubes - an easy project that makes a difference!
The Bellevue Issaquah Chapter 109 installed a few monofilament collection tubes at a couple of WDFW access areas on the Snoqualmie River, just outside of Seattle. It's a popular hatchery fishery in the wintertime, and a lesser-known trout and Coastal Cutthroat fishery in Summer and Fall seasons. [ READ MORE... ]
The Open Fly Podcast launched recently and we're rowing with both oars right off the bat. Listen in as we discuss stream access in Utah (and beyond), a member of the Miller Van Winkle Chapter shares Michigan conservation stories, and a guy with a wheelchair talks taking risks.
The lower river is flow ice right now, but this is normal and is usually gone by February. Big Pines, down in the lower canyon, is the access area most affected. Try walking in/floating the upper river between S.
Early-season pattern for the springtime, when the Golden Stones are hatching. Tied sparse to sit low in the water and heavy on the hackle to simulate a noisy emergence.
Right outside your front door, the promise of good fishing depends on the first steps you take when you head to the water. Look around - are you taking care of fishing close to home as well as away?
Spey casting for steelhead on the Grande Ronde, WA.