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Ziggin' and Zaggin'

You know its raining when that wet bag of a hood just has to come off your head... its worse than being soaked.  We are wading deep into winter steelhead season.  The rivers are high.  Steelhead are streaking comets.  We have been doing out best to soak our flies in the traveling lanes... you can barely call them holding lies.  Most of the time we are zigging and the fish are zagging.  You have to get lucky and zig when a fish zigs.  Can you dig it?

 Picture perfect winter steelheading.

Picture perfect winter steelheading.

 Sporty buck we crossed paths with... a miracle really.

Sporty buck we crossed paths with... a miracle really.

 Eye of the rainforest.

Eye of the rainforest.

 Pinch dat barb... easier to remove from your face that way.

Pinch dat barb... easier to remove from your face that way.

 A 20 pound class fish that made someone very happy.

A 20 pound class fish that made someone very happy.

 I can't get enough of this place.  Easy on the eyes.

I can't get enough of this place.  Easy on the eyes.

 Life is short.  Do what makes you happy.

Life is short.  Do what makes you happy.