I started fishing our local Forks area rivers in 1982, immediately fell in love with them and became a Forks fishing guide. Over the years I've fished many other areas in B.C., Oregon and California, which I have also enjoyed. The Olympic Peninsula rivers have always been special for me due to the diversity of the watersheds and fish. The rivers here hold very large Steelhead and Salmon. It's one of the few areas in the U.S. that still has good numbers of Native Steelhead, fish that go over 30lbs!
For the experienced fisherman you'll find that I have the knowledge, experience and teaching ability to help get you to that next level. I spend 200 plus days per year guiding both conventional gear and fly fisherman on our local rivers which has allowed me to become equally adept at all types of fishing. As a fly fishing guide I've been Spey fishing since 1994 and can help to improve your casting, teach you the techniques that work and get you in the spots that produce fish. If you're looking to improve your float fishing, bobber dogging, side drifting, nymphing or swinging technique for Steelhead, pitching spinners for summer runs or salmon, and twitching jigs for salmon, I can help you become a better angler.
Rivers fished during your trip will depend on the water conditions and the type of fish we are after. I guide on the:
Sol Duc River | Hoh River | Bogachiel River | Calawah River | Clearwater River
As those of you who have fished with me know, and as the rest of you will quickly learn when we're out on the river:"I love being a fishing guide!" On your next fishing trip we'll have a great time on the river casting, catching and enjoying the spectacular beauty of the float. No matter the time of year it will be a fun, memorable trip, and I can all but guarantee when it comes to fishing the Olympic Peninsula....you'll be hooked!
Looking forward to fishing with you,
PO Box 1598
Forks, WA 98331
Blue Heron Lodge & Guide Service
PO Box 1598 | Calawah Way | Forks, WA 98331