June 7, 2017
SAGE X 990-4 A Cannon in the Hand by Jeff Mishler After winter steelhead season winds down, the months of May and June mean long hours spent casting shooting tapers into the wind hoping that, on at least one presentation, a spring chinook eats my fly. By the end of the day, a ten weight […]
June 6, 2014
The Clan by Jeff Mishler By keeping our steelheading clan small, we avoid tossing around the Tinted Window Treatment because we don’t really care if one of us knows where the other has been hiding out. What’s the tinted window treatment? Remember that time you were cruising down the freeway and noticed in your truck’s […]
July 10, 2012
Being buried by production stuff keeps me away from trends and technological breakthroughs. But, since the release of SM3, (Thanks by the way for buying so many) I’ve been able to get a little fishing in. Not fishing in the sense that we discuss here, but fly fishing with a single handed rod for large, […]
June 30, 2011
This is the season when we become lost in the routine of cast, swing, strip. The two handers are stashed, but for the switch rods. We turn them into distance casting tools where space behind is not an issue. The salmon we catch are eaters; food fish plain and simple.