Imagine for a moment you’re a farmer in a fertile, temperate valley and your crop is cherries. Your orchard commands all your time and attention from March to August, but things slow down from September to February. And imagine your farm is a stone’s throw from one of America’s greatest fishing rivers. What would you do in the winter? If you were cherry farmer, George Davis, of The Dalles, Oregon, you’d go fishing in the nearby Columbia River. And you wouldn’t go just once in awhile. You’d toss back bass other fishermen would prize. You’d go fishing almost every day … Continue reading STALKING THE 30-LB. SALMON — STEELHEAD & SALMON FISHING on the Columbia River
Funny how life’s negative experiences can lead to very positive ones. Rose Mini’s story is a great example of turning lemons into lemonade. “I’ve been a boater since 1985,” Rose told us. “I’d always loved water, the ocean, and fishing.” … Continue reading A TORN ROTATOR CUFF meant no more boating — then she started ROWING.