Medford, OR - Guide?

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  1. JesseC

    JesseC Active Member

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    Heading down there for a wedding in September and will likely be coming down with some gut wrenching food poisoning. I have my fake diahrea, vomit, and mouth foaming pills already packed.

    What are a couple of good fishing guides in that area?

    Can't wait.
     
  2. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    If I were going to Medford OR, Bob Meiser and Steve Godshall would be on my must call list. Don't follow my advice though, I'm a well known fool.
     
  3. JesseC

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    I am not allowed to fish with Meiser because he'll bring his rods and then I will need one.
     
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    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Set your own foolish limitations. Enjoy the wedding!
     
  5. Andrew Lawrence

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    It's a little out of the way, but if you get the chance you should head over to the North Umpqua.
     
  6. JesseC

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    For sure.
     
  7. RogueBum

    RogueBum Spey casting for Steelies year round

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    Hey folks! I'm new to the forum. I'm fishing the Rogue River about 11 1/2 months of the year. September is just about the best time to be chasing summer Steelies around here. You should have a great time. I'm not a guide, but I could show you some simple spots with great water.
     
  8. jeff bandy

    jeff bandy Make my day

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    Hay Ed, Mark, Rob or Chris. Any of you remember the name of the guy with the wood driftboat? We floated the Ox bow with him. First name of Jeff. He had a blue healer. I think he floated the Rogue a lot.
     
  9. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Jeff, I think you are referring to Iggy, his name is Ed, not Jeff. All good dudes are named Ed!
     
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    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    Whoa!!! Somebody needs a dose of Imodium!!:eek: Goes to Glacier and comes back with delusions of grandeur...
     
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    jeff bandy Make my day

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    That's him. Ed I guess your brush with death must have burned that day in good. Is he on this board?
     
  12. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Yup, Iggy is on this board! Santaniam is his home waters, lots of Rogue time and seems to love the OP rivers too.
     
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    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    First day with my cataraft and YOU chose the Oxbow stretch...lucky it only ended with Rob's Spey rod broken. Glad to be surrounded with friends when the shit got serious. Highly educational day.
     
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    Did you seriously lose your shit on the oxbow?
     
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    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Row of boats, traveling too close. Made a miscalculation, missed two oar strokes and pinned sideways on a very large tree that was right on the water line. Worked the one unpinned oar and slowly moved forward sliding along that tree. Rob's rod did break due to a protruding branch and Jeff tossed me a line. When he pulled, we came off easily because the water had pushed us forward and out of the most troublesome spot.

    I'm sure you've never had an on the water mishap or near mishap...except for those broken oars, right?