steelhead
Summer Runs

Dam counts are up, and fishing has shown it. We have entered the prime Steelhead months. From now, into mid November, is PNW steelheading at it finest. The sun is lower in the sky, the nights are much cooler, river temps are down and the fish are in. We have been finding mulitple fish daily on our guided trips and have had some great reports recently from our customers.If you have been waiting for good reports to go out and fish, here it is.


While everyone is online complaining about fishing conditions and dam counts, we’ve been sharpening our fillet knifes


Shaner's Ded Bug

All summer long spent caddis are a staple for trout everywhere, and also happens to be one of the most over looked stages of the insect by anglers. While the afternoon and evening hatches draw the biggest attention, the early morning spinner fall can be just as productive and often better. After long, hot afternoon and summer evenings, trout tend to be very active in the early mornings when the water has cooled down and the light is low. the millions of caddis you see in the bushes will all die within a week of hatching, and a ton of them fall in the water.
Shaner’s Ded Bug has proven to be the best spent caddis we have fished to date. Set the alarm and fish this guy in the slack water directly under trees and branches near the banks, and also the slack water behind all the little grass islands in the riffles. 


Why Simms?


We buy used fly tackle
What's Up Locally
Tying The Pom Skater

Learn to tie one of the best skaters for PNW Steels

Go to Blog

Buy online with confidence
Rest assured that “Service” isn’t just reserved for our customers in the shop

Please feel free to call us at 888-292-1137 or email nwffo@flyshopnw.com with any questions you may have before you buy. We will gladly help you select the right tackle for your needs.

Fly Of The Month
Bird Of Prey


October Caddis Bird Of Prey

The #1 fly on the east side now - October. Do not show up the the Deschutes without at least a couple of these.
Both Trout and Steelhead will eat these without question

Check us out on facebook
Join us on Facebook

 

NWFFO Newsletter

Stay current with the latest fishing conditions, hot flies, tying materials, and much more, by simply submitting the form below.