Don't worry, your sickness is shared by many of us stuck on the east coast and frequently dreaming of the west coast steelhead rivers. Trey Combs is a great read, in addition,
I would recommend Roderick Haig-Brown for background on the history and drama of the steelhead culture.
I'm a converted two hander fan and the next time we 'clave
we could spend some time with the 15 footers and you might be surprised how quickly you can make the long rods work for you. Juro has the teaching thing pretty well thought through
at this point, so we can conscript him for lessons and direction.