Austin McPherson's Blog Archive May, 2008

Out for Trout

Jackson in the boat.
Conditions this weekend did not look good for steelheading so we decided to go to a river close to home and walk the bank for some trout we hoped would be eager to move. We had some crazy weather on our way out which involved a complete white-out of sideways blowing snow, sleet, and cloudless blue

Two-River Days

Swinging a fly for Oregon steelhead
Springtime in Oregon is a bit of an enigma, particularly for meteorologists since they can't seem to get anything right around here. The sun is trying to stab its way through the clouds while winter fights for every last cold day it can get. Sun, clouds, rain, wind, hail, snow, sleet. It's