I think the folks out in steelhead country are involved with an important battle to enact C&R regulations for all wild steelhead... and then they're using whatever time is left over to partake in time on the streams before the spring closure.
As you can see from the wealth of steelhead content on our site, the contributions in expertise and stories (another that I just recently received from Eric Bigler, a folder of images from Brian, Andre's sponsoring of the Holy Grail trip, Tyler's hosting of the "Living Large" clave at the martini bar, etc)... in many ways I should be sponsoring them!
I'm sure our great friends in the northwest will help out in whatever way they can, as they always have. I'm still trying to get them out to Cape Cod to taste a little salt spray one of these days! I got Brian out once; Nate joined Bigcat and others on big girl bar... still working on Andre and Tony and...