Valentine's Day Steel
by Mario Gomez, FEBRUARY 17, 2019
Umpqua River

I dont get to sit in front of a boat very often, but when I do I make em pay. Every year me and my wife go fishing for Valentine's day and this year we put the smack down on some shiny steelhead. There is nothing like putting your hands on a 10 pound winter steelhead the picture dont do...
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Klamath River Catching
by Mario Gomez, FEBRUARY 8, 2019
Klamath River - Lower

The catching on the klamath river is simply amazing, its crazy when you get a bite on every single cast. Most of the guide boats are reporting 20 to 30 halfpounders and 3 to 5 nice adult steelhead a day. The halfpounders range from 2 to 4 pounds and the adults are running 5 to 7. Sidedrifting yarn and eggs in the...
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Steelhead Mania
by Mario Gomez, FEBRUARY 6, 2019
Umpqua River

The steelhead fishing continues to be good on the klamath, umpqua, rogue, smith, and chetco rivers. Ironhead Guide Service has been moving around fishing the circuit and has found good success. The klamath river has been the most productive and least pressured and the guides have been reporting 5 to 7 adult winter steelhead a day with tons of half...
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Super Bowl Steelhead (fish-eat-be happy)
by Mario Gomez, FEBRUARY 3, 2019
Umpqua River

Super Bowl Sunday has always been a good day for winter steelhead fishing. If you have some fresh fish to eat, game day is even better. Ironhead Guide Service is putting folks on some fish and sending some meat home for the freezer. The fishing continues to be decent on the klamath, chetco, smith, rogue, and umpqua rivers. With the...
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Metal Head Persute
by Mario Gomez, FEBRUARY 2, 2019
Umpqua River

The fishing continues to be decent in the State of Jefferson and the rivers didn't blow out like expected. Ironhead Guide Service has been fishing all the top steelhead fishing destinations in northern California and southern Oregon and has been finding good success side drifting pink yarn topped with a few salmon eggs. Most of the guides are reporting 1...
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Henzilla (let's go folks)
by Mario Gomez, FEBRUARY 1, 2019
Umpqua River

The river monsters are moving in so put your phone down and get out there you might be able to get on the leader board. We have been catching some nicer fish the past week and most of the coastal rivers are seeing a good push of fish move through. It's been a late start to the winter steelhead season but things...
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