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Old 10-14-2006, 10:07 PM
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steelhead alley-december recommendations

my buddy and i are thinking about a 3 day steelhead trip somewhere along steelhead alley right after thanksgiving. he would like to do it by drift boat. any recommendations on rivers or guides?

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Old 10-15-2006, 09:06 AM
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Great time for Steelies.
If you narrow it to a driftboat trip.... then I think the Salmon is your best bet. Once the snow starts falling .... the river takes on a different character.
Can't recommend a guide on the forum .....
but, research it .... there are 2 fly guides (w/ driftboats) that come to mind as excellent choices.
I would be VERY clear about telling the guide how you like to fish. Nymphing, swinging a streamer, chuck & duck .... all very different techniques.
Hope you have a great outing.
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Old 10-15-2006, 02:41 PM
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I went through at least a half dozen guides on the Salmon river before finding Dave Barber. He's done wonders for my steelheading skills and I'd recommend him wholeheartedly.
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anyone familiar with fishing the niagara river. i hear it is great for steelhead but the sites i've found talk about trolling and other non fly fishing techniques.
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