And the Winner Is!?

Our latest contest was quite popular and lots of you entered for a chance at winning the First Bite Jig’s Prize Package. Even if you aren’t the lucky person below, be sure to head on over to their website and give them a look. They make some of the best jigs on the market, and are also a local company here in Oregon.

So who won?

Drum-roll…..

Bruce Epperson

Send me an email to info@southernoregonfishingreports.com and I’ll get them out to you right away Bruce. Thanks to everyone else that entered, and First Bite Jigs for sponsoring the contest.

In search of steel….

Yesterday I mentioned that I was hitting the upper Rogue during the afternoon in search of summer steelhead. I’ve written a lot about float and flies lately, but it’s one of the methods I haven’t given much time. I haven’t even caught as much as a trout using them.

Well that all changed yesterday. All though I didn’t find any steelhead, I managed to put a couple bends in my rod.

My first fish coming to a fly. Although small it let me know I was doing something right.

Second fish was a little jack salmon.

Even though no steel came to hand it was still nice to gain a little confidence in the method. Hopefully October will produce my first steelhead on a fly.

Tight Lines….

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