The conditions lately have been challenging on the Alley, but we have done our best to put clients on fish. Some days have been easier than others, but all in all, fish have come to hand and at times in liberal numbers.
Rain is still the focal point for us here at SAO as most all rivers are either low or extremely low. A little water would go a long way to helping improve conditions at hand. Regardless of what the water levels are doing, the fish are doing what they do best....moving! Every day the locations to fish change due to the movement of fish. So, keep on the move and it will pay off.
For my clients the past couple of weeks, many miles have been covered to get the coveted steel. All in all it has been a great couple of weeks with some stellar clients. Here is just a few photos from some of my days on the water....
JIM WITH A MONSTER BUCK WE CALLED
"BRUISER" HE WEIGHED IN AT 14.25LBS,
HAD 2 LAMPREY SCARS AND OTHER
JOE WITH A HEAVY SHOULDERED PA HEN.
A BEAUTIFUL FISH ON A REALLY NICE DAY!
ONCE AGAIN, JIM SHOWS HIS FLY
THE CHICKEN HAWK PRODUCES YET AGAIN.
A NICE PIECE OF CHROME ALWAYS
BRINGS A SMILE.
SENYO'S ICE MAN MINNOW BRINGS
WARREN AND ANNE SHARE A MOMENT
ON STEELHEAD ALLEY
TOM CATCHES STEEL AT FIRST LIGHT
LATER IN THE MORNING MORE FISH CAME
TOM BUSTS A BIG BUCK
CHROME SWEET CHROME
CINDY SHOWED HER HUSBAND THAT
SHE WOULDN'T BE OUT FISHED!
CINDY WITH ONE HECK OF A NICE FISH!
We are on the water every day and I look forward to spending some more time with those of you who have come fishing with me this past week. The next week or so, we are busy, busy and hoping for some rain to improve the conditions.
Oh, and one more thing before I get back to tying up flies....I saw numerous people on the streams this past week who said they are utilizing our patterns that are available on the fly tying blog. If you get out and use the patterns, snap a few shots and feel free to email me the photos. We would love to put your photos up on our blog.
Best of luck out there on the water!
Patrick "Flybum" Robinson
Steelhead Alley Outfitters