The Start Of A New Season

December marks the kick off to a new season in the Pacific Northwest. Winter Steelhead start to nose into our local rivers in late November and by early December, there are usually very fishable numbers in the systems. From the Coast Range though almost the entire west side of the Cascade Range, you can find a winter Steelhead stream, and with each cast, you have the very real chance at hooking the Steelhead of a lifetime. Each year we see at least a couple 20+ lb steelhead hooked not more than 30 minutes from the shop.

Winter Weather Notice

We like to consider ourselves fairly tough when it comes to dealing with all the weather mother nature throws us. We have all stayed out on the river longer than we probably should have a time or two, but when it comes to opening the store in freezing rain and/or snow, our crews safety means more to us than the cash register making noise. On the rare days when we do get a dose of frozen stuff on the roads in the Portland/Metro, please give us a call before you come out to make sure we are open. If it turns out we are closed when you need us, please accept our apologies in advance. Thank you 503-252-1529

Fly Fishing Film Tour 2017

We have tickets!
Feb. 4th 2017
Aladdin Theatre
3017 SE Milwaukeee Ave
Portland, OR 97202

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New Tying Videos

A couple new Videos for Winter Steelhead


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Fly Of The Month
Lady Gaga

The Lady gaga Intruder

With this years high water start, it’s looking like a big fly winter. The Lada Gaga has all the right attributes to make a great winter steelhead fly. It holds a large profile, has great colors, and is very easy to cast.
To learn how to tie the Lady Gaga from the man himself, Travis Johnson, click HERE

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