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  1. Anadromous
    I am hoping that everyone who is partaking in the Skagit/Sauk opener will take the time and make the effort to support the local economy and let our presence in the upper Valley be felt in a positive way . Buy beer and food at Albert's Red Apple, delicious Pizza at Annie's, hardware at Cascade...
  2. General Fly Fishing Discussions
    If anyone is considering fishing Upper Crab Creek, be aware that it's in full runoff. I drove some back roads coming home from Spokane yesterday. There are some big lakes in the coulees. Lots of muddy water. Greg
  3. Lost, Found, Stolen
    Lost 1/17/18 in upper Kalama River, above Holy Water--SA UST 3D head lost due to running line loop failure. Slim chance of recovery as head is a sinker and dark colored, but sometimes miracles happen.
  4. General Fly Fishing Discussions
    Anyone fished the upper Yakima specifically near cle elum? thinking of heading there tomorrow, just want to know what shape the river is in
  5. Trip Reports
    Fished the upper Yakima from about 1:30 pm until dark on Saturday and from about 8:00 am -2:00 Sunday. I was on foot and mostly fishing dry/dry and dry/dropper. No signs of fish rising and not much bug activity. There were some small cream mayflies (baetis?) before dark on saturday and a flurry...
  6. General Fly Fishing Discussions
    Does anyone know what kind of fish are in around the falls itself. It looks like some kind of sucker fish or perch i dont know might be able to get a picture of we were catching was caught. I know theres trout but had to go further down before i started catching any. all i caught by the state...
  7. Lost, Found, Stolen
    I lost a stream Moby rod with Lamson guru 2 v2 reel driving down highway 10 between green bridge and Bristol. Fell out of the rod holders in the boat! If any body finds this rod please let me know! The reward will be a free float trip down the river!
  8. Trip Reports
    Drove to Utah to drop my kid off at the University of Utah to begin his college years and got a chance to fish with a guide to the headwaters of the upper Weber river located near Peoa, UT. This was my second trip to Utah with the same guide - first trip was nymphing for monster browns where I...
  9. General Fly Fishing Discussions
  10. Fly Tying
    Found this piece of meat on the Evening Hatch site. Original called for moose body hair for the wing; the deer I had is very close in color and a hell of a lot easier to work with for this application. hook - TMC 5212 #6 thread - Danville 6/0 brown tail - red fox tail rib - Uni-stretch yellow...
  11. General Fly Fishing Discussions
    Fished the upper green yesterday, sure was quiet and serene... Got to fish for about 20 minutes and got this little guy tossing a dry! Promptly after releasing fish i slip and land flat on my ass, I was ok but I broke the tip section of my Clearwater! Frustrated I make the long walk back...
  12. General Fly Fishing Discussions
    Does anybody know of or have any good recommendations for upper Yak shuttle services that are currently open. I know reds only offers shuttle services in the canyon and since the flows are so hight that isnt really an option.....
  13. Anadromous
    Just reading about the 2017 upper Columbia/Snake rivers steelhead forecast; the total forecast is only 130,700 the lowest in 35 years. Of even more concern is the "B" which has a forecast of 6,300 (only 1,100 wild) and 2,000 needed for hatchery brood stock. A discouraging continuing decline...
  14. Anadromous
    Hi, First off, I understand that folks are not apt to give much away on an internet forum. Two friends and I are going to backpack up the Bogachiel at the end of the month to fish and enjoy some long overdue time with each other. I'm wondering if anyone would be willing to share any...
  15. General Fly Fishing Discussions
    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...
  16. General Fly Fishing Discussions
    It seems the 'bunny farm' no longer does shuttles (the only one I ever used) and neither do any of the others listed on the WFF home page. Does anyone know of someone else doing shuttles on the upper river? It's been too long since I've floated the upper river. Thanks!
  17. General Fly Fishing Discussions
    I'm going to be camping at Lake Easton State Park this weekend and have a hall pass to hassle fish on Saturday while everyone else goes wine tasting. I'm looking for someone who would be willing to give me a few pointers on how to most efficiently use my time (I might only have a couple hours...
  18. Upper Skagit

    day dreaming of summer!
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