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Gear Recommendations for the Olympic Peninsula
Rods, Reels & Lines:
We use 7-8wt spey rods on the OP. We
fish Skagit lines and MOW tips.
Leaders, Tippet & Indicators:
We usually use 12-15# Maxima
tippet. Tapered leaders are not necessary.
Waders & Boots:
We use chest-high breathable waders. Spiked
wading boots are recommended, but not absolutely necessary.
Make sure to bring your own wading belt.
February, March and April are the prime months for winter
steelheading for wild fish on the Olympic Peninsula.
Your favorite winter steelhead flies from 2-4 inches
- “Jerry’s Intruders” and “Dirty Hoh” from Aqua Flies
- Senyo’s “Ai” and “OCD” series from Aqua Flies
- Egg Sucking leeches of all varieties
Meeting Time & Place:
Totally condition dependent.
Typically we have our clients ride with
us in our own vehicles and we hire a shuttle.
The wading on these rivers is mostly over
cobble bottoms and not overly challenging, except for the Sol
Multiple Fisheries in one Day:
There are many rivers on the OP.
We are always on the hunt for the best water conditions. In a full
day of fishing we might visit two or more different rivers.
Length of the Day:
Most full days conclude when it is time to call it.
Lodging & Travel Info:
Contact Dax for details.