Gear Fishing Trips

This is where it all gets started. From here it’s all downriver - or upriver, depending on how you … [Read More]

Steelhead Jig

Fly Fishing Trips

There are fewer things in life that compare to the peace and tranquility found in day spent casting … [Read More]

Heron Pattern Fly

About Your Guide

Pro Guide, John "JR" Hall has been river fishing for Steelhead and Salmon on Washington, Oregon, and … [Read More]

JR on the Wynoochee River.

Guided Fishing Trips

My home waters are the Wynoochee River, Satsop River and the South Fork Toutle River. I specialize … [Read More]

Steelhead on the Wynoochee River

Crying Wolf

JR with a Steelhead on April 3rd, 2015.

I spent a couple of days in early April swinging flies on one of my favorite coastal rivers with a great friend and fellow guide, Tim Burke. One of the things I love about fishing with Tim is that I can always convince him that I have a “Fish On” even when I’m hooked into […]

Bring On The Rain

Darrin with a Steelhead on the Wynoochee River, March 20th, 2015.

I spent a late-March day drifting the Wynoochee River with Darrin, his son Luke, and father, Don. My great friend and fellow Pro Guide, Ted Schuman of Winter Run Guide Service joined us. I put Darrin and Luke in my boat and Don in Ted’s boat. Boy-oh-boy did it rain and boy-oh-boy we had a […]

Hey Mike Don’t Forget To Duck

Mike and Dennis with Steelhead they caught on January 12th, 2015.

LOL, what a day. I spent the day drifting for Steelhead with Mike and Dennis. We had a great day and hooked several fish, including the 3 dandies that Mike and Dennis are holding. The best part of the day was watching Dennis (the one in the yellow jacket) set the hook on a fish, […]

Hey Bernie You’ve Got Fish Slime On Your Lips

JR and Damen with a Steelhead on December 29th, 2014.

Wow! What a day. I spent the day drifting with Bernie and his son-in-law Damen. Bernie is from South Dakota and until this day had never seen a Steelhead before. We hooked several fish including these two dandies. Speaking of dandies, check-out Bernie kissing Damen’s fish. Hey Bernie, that explains why your coffee tasted a […]