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Off and running!

Flys, plugs, worms… Its all working! 2015 has been the best start in the past 4 years. Early season fishing has been amazing so far with a few double digit days on numbers and size!

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We have some open days left in Feb/March if you’d like to get in on the action

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2015 Winter steelhead kickoff!

Winter has started and boy did it start off nicely!

Devin and Matt came out to fly fish for a couple days and you know its going good when you have a double on the fly and land a 20lb chrome brute!  Thanks guy for the pleasure! IMG_2038

The next day the dandy early winters kept coming when Mike found the first of our fish for the day. I have a few open dates through Feb. if you’re interested in chasing some chrome!

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Summer time brings some great fishing options in the NW, and a little Montana report

June has been a busy month so far for us here at OPO. With spring chinook winding down, the June stream opener brought us some great opportunity. DSC_5281

First and foremost I took a short much needed break and drove the 12 hours to Montana for some brown trout fishing. I’d been waiting to 10 years to see a salmon fly hatch, and while the weather through the large numbers of hatchers off, I did find a few and just as cool was finding the trout that ate them!

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River cutthroats has been Hot and will only get better through out the summer and peak in early fall. These fish are hungry and happy to eat flies. Add that with a side of sunshine, a scenic float, Very Very minimal (if any) pressure and this makes July-Sept prime time to be on the water, if you’re interested we have some days open (full day float for two, $400). Fish average around 8″-12″ but we’ve taken multiple fish up to 22″ over the years! DSC_5131

We’re Offering walk in specials which are $100 off! And close to seattle! These streams offer some spectacular views and even better fishing! Full day walk in trips are $300 and are a great way to bend the rod and learn some new tricks.

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The slat water Cutts have been eager to grab flies all through the spring. With the pink run last fall the fish in puget sound are enjoying a few extra meals swimming around at the moment and we’ve been taking full advantage of it! OPO has access to two private beaches along with beaches further away from the more popular guided beaches the shops in Seattle frequent.

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Alaska Kings! 2013

Alaska, just the name toys with an Anglers imagination.

Add the word “Kings” and you’ve got a fisherman’s dream.

Nothing can compare to the main push of the world’s biggest king salmon runs, watching rods fold; Nay, burry in half. I’ve been blessed to fish some of Alaska’s best king runs and here’s some quick photos of the season that was — Enjoy! Continue reading…