Category Archives: Steelhead & Spey

Blog posts about Steelheading and Spey fishing.

RIO in Action – Return to the Dean by Jesse Robbins

Most steelheaders will know the name Dean River. It’s among the world’s most famous rivers not only for the quarry it holds, but also for its remoteness and rugged beauty. Just getting there is an adventure and the scenery you … Continue reading

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Tippet Rings by Topher Browne

A funny thing happened on the trout stream the other day. I was sitting on a small clump of grass with my feet dangling in the water as I attempted to attach a 6X tippet to what was left of … Continue reading

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The Experience – by Rob Parkins

I caught the Steelhead of my dreams back in March. Not huge by some anglers measures, he was dime bright, around 38” and fat as can be. Zack said he was 18 pounds. Caught within sight of the ocean and … Continue reading

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Tis’ the season…. by Jason Hartwick

Ti’s the season… and I don’t mean Christmas. Its that time of year fisherman get ready for big trout, salmon, mosquitos, and bears. We’re talking Alaska, Land of the midnight sun. In some places you could fish 24 hours if … Continue reading

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Nordura River, Iceland, June 2015 by Simon Gawesworth

This was the 3rd day of the 2015 season on the Nordura – one of only two rivers in Iceland to open at the beginning of June. A long, cold spring had ensured unseasonably cold water temperatures, but good water … Continue reading

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Skagit Tips by April Vokey

The first Spey line that I ever purchased came packaged in a box as thick as an encyclopedia. Like a book cover designed to culminate my curiosity, the word ‘Spey’ prominently highlighted the box’s crisp edge and sold me on … Continue reading

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