The ol’ MO has been a bit mercurial of late, but we’re still catching big fish. The river seems to be in what I call the “almost” phase. Streamer fishing? It’s almost getting going. Fall Baetis hatches? We’re almost there. That being said, the Tricos and Pseudos are alternatively entertaining/frustrating to fish to. Big.. read more →

    Wow, is it really late August? Summer here in Craig is definitely winding down. Cool mornings and cloud cover are a nice harbinger of fall. The fishing on the MO remains solid, with this year being a good hopper year. The Trico spinner fall continues to happen, although the quality of the hatch.. read more →

Craig is often pegged as a place that’s behind the times. We have poor cell service, no gas station, and most of our streets are dirt. Admittedly, Craig can be a little slow and relaxed compared to other parts of the country. This is part of the town’s charm for many of our frequent visitors,.. read more →

The MO is rockin’ and rollin’ as we head into mid August. Cooler-than-average temperatures have made for some comfortable days on the river, and they’ve also tamped down the number of boats (and tubes, flamingos, rubber ducks, floating dragons, etc.) out there. Without blistering heat, the bugs have been sleeping in just a little bit… read more →

Today, a haiku: Big trout on the top Lots of Tricos in the air Better get a good drift It’s really August out here. Fewer fishermen, plenty of fish. Hit it hard early and late. Have a great time out there! read more →