I Went to the Woods: A solid skunking


Variable winds are ideal for an 18-foot aluminum skiff and the forecast was correct.

However, as per usual, the further one gets from the forecast location the more variable the conditions. The calm seas increased to a light chop by the time my wife and I arrived tied up. Our friend Ryan rented the cabin Friday night, and I booked Saturday so our combined claim to the forest cabin along with a good weather forecast pointed to an epic weekend. Crab and shrimp pots were soaking and steelhead in the nearby river had been left alone since the previous party vacated. Every river that contains steelhead has been hammered

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