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Someone pointed out I haven't lived up to my promises. Several posts back I mentioned that the

Steelhead Eat Cold For Breakfast

Matt Straw - March 07, 2012

Someone pointed out I haven't lived up to my promises. Several posts back I mentioned that...


Here's Mary Savage, spiking Rick Hammer's favorite drift on Michigan's Pere Marquette River. I

Ymir's Steel

Matt Straw - March 01, 2012

Here's Mary Savage, spiking Rick Hammer's favorite drift on Michigan's Pere Marquette...


A crank slaps the water and floats along for a few feet. The line tightens and the bill of the

Steelhead On Crank

Matt Straw - February 29, 2012

A crank slaps the water and floats along for a few feet. The line tightens and the bill of...



I look forward to few things with the relish reserved for a run up the Big Manistee River in Mark

Jets, Floats, And Steel

Matt Straw - February 28, 2012

I look forward to few things with the relish reserved for a run up the Big Manistee River in...

 



It's limbo. The time between. Fall-run steelhead often spawn by the end of February. The

The Steelhead Between

Matt Straw - February 27, 2012

  It's limbo. The time between. Fall-run steelhead often spawn by the end of February....



Talk about a tough drift. I think I need a bigger float. Maybe a barrel.

The mighty Niagara

Rainbows Under Niagara

Matt Straw - February 13, 2012

Talk about a tough drift. I think I need a bigger float. Maybe a barrel. The mighty Niagara


Age is a limit we place on ourselves.
Chang, Lost Horizon
Paradise, for me, is an open river, ice

Winter Steelhead Shangri-La

Matt Straw - January 19, 2012

Age is a limit we place on ourselves. Chang, Lost Horizon Paradise, for me, is an open river,...

Overall, nighttime can be primetime for high-flying kings.

Night Fishing King Salmon

In-Fisherman - December 20, 2011

Overall, nighttime can be primetime for high-flying kings.



Air whistles through pinion feathers. Returning ducks, heralds of spring, zip through mist rising

Slashbaits for Steelhead and Browns

Matt Straw - December 15, 2011

Air whistles through pinion feathers. Returning ducks, heralds of spring, zip through mist...

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