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Bull trout fly fishing video filmed in the Pacific Northwest

A short video I created from footage shot in the winter of 2011 and early 2012 while fishing for steelhead.

Skagit River bull trout fly fishing and practicing spey casting

Fishing the Skagit River with local fly fishing guide and outfitter, Ed Megill of Cascades Fly Fishing for bull trout and steelhead.

Short video clip of a bull trout fly fishing catch and release

Here is a short video of the catch and release of a small bull trout from earlier this week. It’s actually been snowing in the mountains this week, so between that and the rivers blowing out from heavy rain the fishing has been a little slow lately.

Salmon flesh banquet for trout

Monday morning was spent hiking along the banks of my local river, searching for steelhead and trout. The river has been flooded recently with a deluge of salmon flesh, making light pink and peach dead drifted patterns a good option.

Fly fishing photos from recent trips. Chums and Bull trout photos.

This bright Chum hen engulfed my black and pink Prom Dress fly while swinging for steelhead. I think this photo turned out nicely…

A bull trout kind of day

I had the opportunity to get out on the river this past Saturday, and took the granted opportunity to swing flies for steelhead on one of the local rivers near my home. There have been reports of steelhead trickling in, so I figured it would be good to get out and practice my casting for the day.

It’s almost winter swingin’ time…

It’s getting cold outside, and it’s starting to remind me of winter swinging time. Really looking forward it…

On swinging flies, bull trout, and river closures. + Video

After more than a month off from fishing, I finally found the time to take my fly rod out and swing some flies for steelhead. With the end of the local steelhead season looming, due to emergency closures, time was running out for me to get some much needed river time in. Due to projected […]

Skagit Silvers elude us but Chums and Bull Trout save the day

Saturday, November 6th 2010. Silver salmon were the target for the day as we launched at first light on the mighty Skagit River. We’re nearing the end of the Coho season, but based on some good recent reports we were hoping to find some fresh fish still in the river. Luck was not on our side this day […]