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        Guided Fly and Spey Fishing Trips for Steelhead and Brown Trout with    

Fish Lake Run Outfitters  



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First Steelhead

Posted on September 19, 2021 at 9:20 AM

Check this guy out resting in a depression in the slate

Nope, didn't catch it. Just watched it. Saw this fish about a week ago in the lowest reach of a smaller creek. Usually this time of year smaller creeks with better canopy cover have ...
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Fall 2021 Season Forecast

Posted on September 9, 2021 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (184)

We'll be starting after these guys in a few weeks

It's getting to be that time where more and more my thoughts drift towards fall steelhead. To be fair, theres not really a time when they don't but especially this time of year- the few weeks before the start of the seas...
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Putting Together an Early Fall Swing Box

Posted on September 1, 2021 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (68)

Everyone wants to connect with screamer early run steelhead like this one

Well, I've been hearing reports of steelhead already pushing into the creeks for the last few weeks. Not numbers but a fish here or there. Please leave those fish be until the weather gets more appropriate for fi...
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Ohio Spring Steelhead Update

Posted on March 24, 2021 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (631)

Jim working a really nice run

Well it is definitely that time of year. We're right at peak season on the Ohio steelhead fisheries, with great numbers of fish in most of the systems. If anybody out there is looking to get their feet wet (pun in...
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First of the Spring

Posted on March 9, 2021 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (8)

Gary holding the first spring steelhead after ice out!

Well it's official! It is spring steelhead time! We had about 5-6 weeks of solid winter where most of our rivers froze up. But that all changed about a week- 10 days ago with a combination...
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On to '21

Posted on January 17, 2021 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (75)

Beautiful chrome fish

The fishing remains very good, with a nice mix of fresh and holdover fish. The fish that have been in the systems a while have taken up winter lies, so dredging the deeper slower runs is often what it takes. Fresh fish can surprise you f...
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December Fishing

Posted on December 15, 2020 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (75)

I got to swing up a nice bright fish way up on the Catt

Well soon 2020 will be in the books, and that can't come quick enough. It's just been a weird year all the way around and we're looking forward to better on many fronts. One thing that was really nice wa...
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Fall Fishing Update

Posted on November 18, 2020 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (113)

Tom with a great fish his first day spey fishing with guide Matt Rysak!

I'm going to keep this one short. Things are fishing very well. We had a bit of an unseasonably warm and dry spell for a minute that made fishing a little tough on sunny days. But other than that there a...
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Fall Spey Fishing

Posted on October 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (69)

Solid fish on the hangover

Well we're marching along into fall. The fishing continues to be productive if you can adjust and know how to fish low, clear water. Over the past week, we've had ideal water temperatures for very active fish, along with the persistent low flows. I...
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Concord Grape Spey Fly Tying Demo

Posted on October 12, 2020 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (132)

The Concord Grape is a quick tie that catches fish.

Check out the video to learn how to tie and fish this productive pattern:

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