Fly fishing for steelhead on the Klickitat River

Outstanding Flyfishing on the Klickitat – 10/3/2019

River flows are decent, water clarity is high, however, steelhead are around. Fish caught throughout the day including a few salmon. Weather conditions were ideal with light rain in the morning and progressively cooler temps throughout the day. The highlight of the day was a customer boiling a steelhead on a skated dry fly.


Steelhead Caught and Released

Vern Olson catches a steelhead on fly while fishing the Klickitat River on one of my recent trips to Hood River. My introduction to steelhead fishing. Although, I realize the sporty way to catch them is by “swinging”. We did not get any that way.


Klickitat Steelhead

Fly fishing the Klickitat River, Washington for steelhead. Music : “How Long” by Fanno Creek – Klickitat Steelhead from Norman Hersom on Vimeo.

Klickitat hen on a black and purple intruder

Fishing Report 10/31

The fishing over the last few days has seen a real improvement.  Both the swing and nymph fishing have improved with some new fish that have moved into the system.  the fishing pressure is way down making for some really enjoyable days on the water. The Klickitat river and many others have gone to a […]