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  1. R

    Sandy River Spey Clave 2017

    We are starting to get the 17th Annual Sandy River Spey Clave together. If there is something or someone you would like to see this year, please let us know. You can view what we have put together so far here: https://flyfishusa.com/sandy-river-spey-clave-2017 and here...
  2. SeattleFarq

    NFR Pre-season Cedar River Clean Up

    I'm organizing a pre-season trash clean up on the Cedar River this year. The project is still in the planning phase, but I met with a representative from the Cedar River Council yesterday and they're on board. King County will (hopefully) be providing logistical support, trash collection, and...
  3. Shapp

    Trip Report Somewhere On A River In The Canyon Lands

    8 days on the "river", 48 miles, multiple side canyon hikes, great friends, 2 carp observed
  4. 4sallypat

    Sandy River Spey Clave 2017 - Anyone Going ? Past Experiences ?

    Is anyone going to the Sandy River Spey Clave this May ? I signed up for the instruction portion for $10. Anyone else go recently ? Experiences in the past? Tips for newcomers ?
  5. L

    Lake Rosevelt - Upper Columbia River Questions

    I have been thinking of making a trip there. Maybe for a week or more this spring. I have know idea what to expect. I do have a 16' boat & motor and a wife that will be fishing too. I need ideas of where (just general area - secret spots do not need to be described)and how to fly fish this...
  6. dfg

    FS 13' River Raft

    Older Momentum Osprey 13' raft with frame, oars, and cooler. Seats 3 Trailer is NOT included Nicely set up for fly fishing $1500
  7. flyacker

    Check Out The Deschutes River Alliance New Documentary Film

    For those of you that haven't heard, the Deschutes is in serious jeopardy . Please check this out and join in the fight to get OUR great river back!
  8. Steelhead

    Wa State River Access Laws

    Can someone please point me in the right direction to locate the state law that allows recreation below the high water mark in rivers? I would like to get this in writing for the next time I get yelled at while fishing. A guy recently told his property extended into the middle of the river and...
  9. River Pig

    Hoquiam River Hatchery Release

    Anyone know where to find info on what, if any, salmon, steelhead or trout are released into the Hoquiam River? I have read on-line of past releases of steelhead and cutthroat but can't find any current information. There is a mandatory retention of hatchery steelhead. Is this to keep stray...
  10. River Pig

    Hoquiam River Hatchery Release

    Anyone know where to find info on what, if any, salmon, steelhead or trout are released into the Hoquiam River? I have read on-line of past releases of steelhead and cutthroat but can't find any current information. There is a mandatory retention of hatchery steelhead. Is this to keep stray...
  11. doublespey

    Tfo/cnd Casting Day On The Skykomish River

  12. Paul Huffman

    Northwest River Forecast Center Website?

    What happened to the Northwest River Forecast Center Website at http://nwrfc.noaa.gov/ ? Were they de-funded already in one of those "first hour" executive orders?
  13. Evan Burck

    Noaa's New Changes To Columbia River Salmon/steelhead

    Seems some much needed, yet controversial, changes on the way. I support a lot of what they're going to do, but it's far from perfect. I don't think "hatcheries are bad, mmmkay" as a blanket statement works. Every individual hatchery, and tributary they support, has its own unique pros and...
  14. Rimmy

    Day On The Skagit River

    It was a great day on the river Sunday though cold. The reason for my report is to talk about the number of fly guys were on the river. I know older guys like myself would like to have the river to themselves, but that doesn't bother me. There was a time when I knew most every person I saw on...
  15. S

    So What's On The River "to Do" List For 2017?

    I'm just wondering what's on your "TO DO" list for 2017? Do you have plans to buy a new boat? Plans to upgrade your current boat? Have you already made or are you going to make any purchases or upgrades for the new boat or associated gear/accessories for this year? Also, any noteworthy trips...
  16. Yadwick

    Nehalem River Guide - Or

    Going to be down on the OR coast and looking to get a day of fishing in. Looking to see if anyone has used a guide down in that area that they would recommend. Interested in Swinging a must. haha. Any info much appreciated. feel free to PM me if you prefer that. Cheers.
  17. Derek Young

    Yakima River Headwaters T U Chapter Summer Internships

    The Trout Unlimited Chapter based in Roslyn, WA is seeking two interns for the summer of 2017 (June-August). Here's an idea of what we're looking for: Communications - The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree path in Public Relations, Journalism, or similar. The duties will be to design...
  18. Phil Fravel

    River Copasity

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1348157051901816&id=815507065166820 I have always questioned people saying that a river could only allow a certain number of fish for seeding capacity. After reading this, I wonder if out state biologist take different spawning times into account on...
  19. B

    Trip Report A River Runs Near It

    We've probably all done it. Giddy and tired after a day on the river, stopped in some mountain town or posh resort haven for a bite to eat or a sumptuous meal, a beer or a cold drink, or some other guilty pleasure, and then wandered the streets afterwards, our minds sated but our souls aching...
  20. Derek Young

    NFR Stolen Maravia & Cascade River Gear Boise, Id

    Good Evening Beautiful River Riders…. This is a post we never want to have to make. So you will see this on many of our whitewater pages and we apologize for the repetition however we need to get the word out. Maravia and Cascade River Gear was robbed between the dates of December 9th and...
  21. G

    Skykomish Near Reiter Ponds And Wallace River To Close To Fishing

    WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091 http://wdfw.wa.gov December 29, 2016 Skykomish near Reiter Ponds and Wallace River to close to fishing Action: Close part of Wallace and Skykomish rivers to fishing. Effective...
  22. Kyle Escamilla

    Gps For River Navigation?

    Does anybody have any suggestions for Gps for river navigations. My phone works all the way up to the point where I loose service. Theres multiple times a year where I either float a river or do a multi day where I wish I had it. Theres times ill look at a location on my phone of where I want to...
  23. Runejl

    Scenes From The River (nooksack)

    Floated the Nooksack last week. Put in at Highway 9 and pulled out at Nugents. It was a fun day on the river with my good buddy @driftboatdan . I was surprised by the number of Chum we saw in the main river. Unfortunately I wasn't really surprised by what else we found. A sled half sunk along...
  24. Derek Young

    Yakima River Headwaters Tu End Of Year Newsletter

    Thank you to all of the Chapter members on this site who contributed volunteer hours and financial support to protect the headwaters of the Yakima. We had a successful 2016 and have plans in place to continue our stewardship and conservation work in the Teanaway. We will launch our "Headwaters...
  25. treefrog

    Skagit River - Larson's Bar

    Can anyone tell me what section of river Larson's bar is in? It has been 30 years since I was there. I remember accessing it by road initially but by boat the next time. Unfortunately, how to get there is lost to me. Maybe it no longer exists. I walked into the mixer a month ago and it had...
  26. Paaka

    Dean River In September...thoughts?

    Anyone ever fished the Dean for steelhead in September? Just looking for a bit of advice/info on the Dean river in September for steelhead. I have the possibility of giving the LOWER (below the falls) river a try in September and was wondering if anyone has done this in the past or heard...
  27. N

    FS Redington Sonic Pro + Skagit River Boots

    For sale are brand new, in the box, ML Redington Sonic Pro Waders and Size 12 Skagit River Wading Boots. Take the lot for 270. Email me if you have any questions or want to know individual pricing. [email protected] Nick
  28. ColtonM

    For Those That Support The Removal Of The Lower Snake River Dams...

    https://www.facebook.com/notes/congresswoman-cathy-mcmorris-rodgers/our-dams-support-us-its-time-to-support-them/10155521795734922 Trumps pick for Secretary of the Interior. Try not to lose it.
  29. L

    FS Swap Bird Hunt Over Setters For A Day On A Trout River

    I am a Long Haul pilot from Vancouver Island that has recently moved to Seattle (Issaquah) 2 months ago and have been shooting Quail over my Setters in Eastern Washington .I am looking to swap a day bird hunting over my dogs for a float trip down one of the local rivers . I have my own...
  30. Jonathan Tachell

    More River Closures!

    Thanks Wild Fish Conservancy! More lost opportunity for recreational anglers. https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/erule.jsp?id=1903 https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/erule.jsp?id=1902
  31. Randy Lindahl

    5 Favorite Yakima River Flies

    I will be doing a series of 5 small oil paintings for our new rental. I'll be putting a fly on each canvas and am asking for your help. What is your favorite fly or flies for fishing the Yakima?
  32. GorgeTony

    Rogue River After Thanksgiving

    I'm doing a 5 day trip on the wilderness section the week after thanksgiving. Think there will be any steel around? Worth it to bring the 8 weight SH and 7 weight Spey?
  33. K

    Ny Times Article On River Ecology In The West

    Really good article on river ecology in the NY Times. We need more of this type of information, especially considering the crowd that is now taking over in Washington...
  34. SeattleFarq

    I Love The Cedar River Meeting November 16

    In case anyone is interested: King County, the King County Flood Control District and the Cedar River Council co-host the sixth-annual “I Love the Cedar River” community meeting and open house, Nov. 16, when interested residents can learn about flood protection, restoration and river...
  35. R

    Stillaguamish River (hazel) Lost Rod

    Took an unfortunate spill on the stillaguamish upriver from hazel and dropped my rod. It is a Cam Sigler 10wt single hand with a orvis Clearwater reel. Any info please contact.
  36. GAT

    Hareline Purchases Spirit River

    FYI I just received an announcement e-mail from my friends at Hareline. Hareline Dubbin' bought out Spirit River in October so Spirit River is no longer in business. Products sold by Spirit River are being moved from Roseburg to the Hareline warehouse in Monroe, Oregon. I do know that...
  37. V

    Snoqualmie River

    Hey guys I was looking for a day trip near the seattle area for trout fishing this weekend and didnt know if the Snoqualmie river Is fishable. I know in the summer it was but didn't know with the rain etc what to expect. If not does anyone have suggestions for where to fish for trout for a day...
  38. KerryS

    Skagit River Delta

    http://www.goskagit.com/news/skagit-river-project-awaiting-federal-approval/article_74a4df6e-1a83-5159-8caf-aea9d465785e.html
  39. C

    FS 11' 8wt - Roaring River Switch Glx Two Hand

    Hi Folks - I have up for sale a basically brand new G Loomis ROARING RIVER SWITCH GLX TWO HAND rod. This rod was only used twice last season. Essentially it's still looks brand new with no visible wear whatsoever. http://i.picresize.com/U7bh http://i.picresize.com/U7bW...
  40. skitterbug

    Basic River Navigation And Rescue For Angler's

    In an effort to increase river navigation and self rescue knowledge for Anglers, I wrote another article for BC Outdoors Magazine(July/August issue). It now online, here's the link - http://www.bcoutdoorsmagazine.com/Basic-River-Navigation-and-Rescue-for-Anglers And here's a link to my first...
  41. SERE Nate

    Coho In River Vs Salt

    Do they change their feeding habits once they hit the rivers? I'm going to try my luck at some Coho on the sky Wed around Ben Howard and Sultan. Should clousers be the ticket? I also have some egg sucking leaches.
  42. Islander

    FS Fishpond Blue River Chest/lumbar Pack

    Lightly used Fishpond pack. Has fold down work station/fly patch. Lots of zippered pouches and pockets. I'll try and get a picture up soon. Here's a link to one but mine doesn't have zippers where you tuck in the waist strap. $50 shipped to Cont. US...
  43. Greg Smith

    Yakima River Cleanup October 15th

    Worley Bugger Fly Co. is proud to announce "The Tim Irish Memorial Yakima River Clean Up & Food Drive-2016". Saturday October 15th 2016 9:00 am to 6 pm. If you plan to attend the river clean up, please call or email the pro-shop. We like to keep the event organized as well as knowing how many...
  44. COtoWA

    Guide Needed Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River Fl

    Any recommendations for a guide to fish M/L or I/R, plan on being there around Xmas & again 2nd week of April. They do need to be able to provide spinner, as dad does not FF Also any DIY knowledge would be appreciated, my father lives 2 miles away in Mims and have access to a small kayak. I...
  45. SeattleFarq

    Cedar River Salmon Journey

    During the first four weekends in October (1-2, 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23), volunteers from the Seattle Aquarium will be at four (maybe five) locations along the Cedar River where you can view sockeye, chinook, and coho salmon moving upriver and/or spawning. The viewing locations include Downtown...
  46. J

    Clearwater River

    Thinking about planning a trip out to the Clearwater for a steelhead trip this winter and wanted to get some tips and possibly a guide. Never been steelhead fishing but done a bunch of trout and red fish down in the flats. Any re gear, locations, what to avoid/look for, etc would be greatly...
  47. T

    White Salmon River Update: Oct 5!

    WHITE SALMON RESURGENCE: What is happening under the water since the removal of the Condit Dam 5 years ago? Join Klickitat Trout Unlimited as we dive underwater and in-depth for watershed updates on October 5th. The dam removed 30+ miles of steelhead habitat in 1911 and with the dam removal in...
  48. SMSNYDER

    Salmon River Ny Swutch Rods?

    Any you guys use a switch rod in the Salmon River NY. What weight and lines you using up there? THANKS
  49. Desert Man

    Article Cispus River Fly Fishing Aug 2016

    I was able to fish the weekend before Labor Day and wanted to share my blog. You can find it here, but I've also pasted it below. More pictures at the link though. Hope you guys like this. http://weston-ochse.blogspot.com/2016/08/my-masters-degree-dissertation-in.html Sitting at The Bridge...
  50. Bob Triggs

    Elwah River Beach Restoration

    This is a great story about the benefits of the Elwha River Restoration on the nearshore and beaches in the area. This is going to improve the marine habitat for shellfish, forage fish, and related marine species. All of which will make the lower Elwha River nearshore habitat that much better...
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