Summer steelhead fishing provides some of the most relaxing – and exciting – fly fishing that Oregon has to offer. Ideal water temps and a more trouty temperament make the summer steelhead a perfect fly rod fish, and we’ve got world-class opportunities right in our back yard. We groove on the pace and rewards of pursuing these fish, and love it when they munch wet flies like the Freight Train or Silver Hilton, or explode on surface flies like a waking muddler or foam skater. Although summer steelhead will move to a surface swung fly better than any other anadromous fish in Oregon, they’ll also eat nymphs fished deep, especially in high sun when the fish lay low.
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