Best steelhead town..

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  1. EasyE

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    Hard to beat Forks. Since it's the only one mentioned I have actually visited I can't really compare it to the others.
     
  2. rick matney

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    trevor city michigan
     
  3. KerryS

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    Hell, I grew up in Deadford, lived in Gold Hill, Gold Ray, and in Shady Cove. I now live in Skidrow Woolley.

    I would say Anatone.
     
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    100 years ago-Sedro-Woolley-I was born 60 years too late!
     
  5. Itchy Dog

    Itchy Dog Some call me Kirk Werner

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    That made me blow Budweiser through my nose. :rofl:
     
  6. rick matney

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    i was wondering if anyone was going to catch that.
     
  7. Jeremy Floyd

    Jeremy Floyd fly fishing my way through life

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    More summer runs on the Klamath alone than we get summer/winter combined on all the N Puget sound rivers. Winter runs that are Sauk/Skagit native sized fish if you target the right drainages.

    Multiple fish days are the norm, not the exception.

    6 world class rivers within about 2 hours in any direction, with a tiny fraction of the population to compete with for fish and water. I never knew how good I had it in college, until I moved back home. Least well known steelheading on the west coast IMHO.
     
  8. Bruce Davidson

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    Just from my own experience, I gotta go with Coach - Terrace and Smithers. I miss that part of the world.
     
  9. Panhandle

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    Ooops, meant to stipulate the lower 48. B.C. is a given.
     
  10. Abel1

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    Shady Cove, Forks, Anatone?
    I'm not biting....
     
  11. KerryS

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    ......:p

    Hey, Fred, does Deadford still have the "Big Y"?
     
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    If it can't be in Canada it is Forks. No question.
     
  13. Charles Sullivan

    Charles Sullivan dreaming through the come down

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  14. Steelie Mike

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    Camas, WA (or Portland, OR) off course! WE got the Clack, Sandy, Washougal, Kalama, NFL and EFL within an hour. Within two hours we got the Lower D, Hood River, Klick, what's left of the Wind, Wilson, Necanicum, Nehalem, North Fork of the Nehalem, Trask, White Salmon, Forks of the Toutle and Cowlitz. There are a few others here and there the internet does not need to know about though. Now if there was only a fly shop within an hour that actually knew something about steelheading.
     
  15. fredaevans

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    iagree

    Even though I live in Ashland (just south of Medford/Rogue River/Applegate/etc., have to go with John on this one. Lovely area, lovely river, lovely city owned RV park, etc., locals are also a joy.