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The Winter Steelheader – By April Vokey

With frosted edges and delicate tips, it landed on my nose before softening and disappearing into the warmth of my skin. It was winter in western Canada and the trees were awaiting their new dress. They stood naked and bare, … Continue reading

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RIO Adds To SlickShooter, Powerflex Core Lines

May 1, 2012 (Idaho Falls, Idaho) – RIO Products, manufacturer of fly lines, leaders and tippet material, adds one new line each to its popular SlickShooter® and Powerflex® Core Shooting Lines to give saltwater, salmon and steelhead anglers more distance … Continue reading

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Steelhead on the Grande Ronde – By Mike McCune

I’ll never forget that first drive down into the canyon of the Grande Ronde. With the odor of hot brakes warning me to shift to low range, I came around yet another switchback and finally saw a river. I specifically … Continue reading

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Depth of Presentation – By Scott O’Donnell

When I’m swinging a fly for steelhead my mind is fully consumed with the image of where my fly is and what it’s doing. How deep is it? Is it sinking, rising up, or holding its depth? I try to … Continue reading

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Situational Rods – By Mike McCune

Many years ago while fishing a Northern California estuary for kings, I found myself changing the shooting head sink rate for what seemed to me the four hundred and seventy third time that day.

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British Columbia Steelhead – By April Vokey

It wasn’t until I started fishing (during the struggles and interesting phase of my mid-teens) that I truly understood just how lucky I was to have been born and raised in British Columbia. I knew the obvious; our mountains are … Continue reading

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