Recent Pictures of Our Waters Archive

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First light hook-up!   A light spey rod and a fresh steelhead, what a way to start the day.  Patty Barnes 09/22/99.

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Patty Barnes, co-owner of  The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches doin' it.  09/22/99

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Flightless male nocturnal stone flies.  Its a larger than average hatch this year on the lower Deschutes.  09/22/99

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Leah Wilson with her first steelhead ever.  She played it flawlessly and turned it loose right at the beach without getting her hands wet.  Girls are so clever. 09/14/99

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Rob Valentine with his second fish of the morning.  Catching steelhead? problem.  09/13/99

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Jim Jones landed his first steelhead on a fly and said he likes my office decor, 9/9/99.

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Meawhile son John Jones relaxes in the shade after landing a 10 pounder 9/8/99.

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George Hale with a nice Deschutes native, one of nine fish landed in 3 days. 9/1-9/3.

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Bob Lucas turns loose a 9 lb. Deschutes wild steelhead 08/28/99, his second in a half hour.

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Vern Ryles proves you can catch wild Deschutes steelhead in the bright sunlight with a floating line, 08/26/99.

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Mark Delong with a 7 lb. native that took in the bright sunlight of early afternoon; proving that having the fly in the water can pay big dividends. 08/17/99
"Way to go", MB.

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Leon Isperoff with his first Deschutes Steelhead, a 7 lb. chromer wild fish that came to the beech twenty minutes into the first run of the trip.  08/17/99
"Thanks Leon, for getting the skunk off the boat so early.
May you fish long & prosper", MB.

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