Okay, I'll probably get flamed for this, but I can't for the life of me understand how anyone would post a positive, location-specific steelhead report on the internet any more. And by location-specific, I mean a report that specifically names the river you fished. (There are plenty of ways to post an entertaining report without naming the river - "one of the S rivers" or "an eastside steelhead river".) Naming a river within a day's drive of any major population density in a positive report about steelheading is a sure fire way to increase the pressure on that system. I used to underestimate the power of the internet in causing hordes of anglers to descend on the latest "hot spot", but I don't anymore - particularly when it comes to steelhead. People are just frickin' obsessed with steelhead, even when they've never caught one or have any reason to know why they should be obsessed. I frankly don't understand the phenomenon, but it's there, and it's part of the reality we have to deal with as steelhead anglers now. In my view, expecting fly anglers to post location-specific steelhead reports on the internet is asking too much in this day and age. I don't think I'm alone in saying that part of the allure of "flyfishing" is to go experience, if not solitude, at least some decent space between you and other people. Most flyfishers I know don't want to go have a "Minter Creek" experience fishing a place like the Methow. For those who come from the gearfishing tradition, where people seem to really enjoy a more "social" fishing experience, I could see how they might not understand that. But coming on the 'net and asking for a report on a fishery as small and "over-loved" as the Methow probably isn't going to elicit much of a response from experienced steelhead anglers. Because in their minds, putting up a report just increases the odds that the next time they go there they will be competing with X times as many anglers. Some folks may think that sucks, but no one ever became a good steelhead fly angler by asking people on the 'net when and where to fish. Those guys work for it, which sometimes means driving long distances and getting blanked. I know others feel differently, but I would not post a positive location-specific steelhead report out of respect for the types of anglers who do not need a positive report on the 'net to get motivated to head to the river.