Fly Fishing for Grande Ronde Steelhead

February 23, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Perhaps the flies most well known for success on the lower Grande Ronde are heavy on the purple end of the spectrum. Purple Woolly Buggers, the purple Perils, or Freight Trains seem to consistently catch more fish over other colors.” Richard Galloway provides a guide to the many contours of the Grande Ronde, which flows through Oregon and Washington states, in Washington/Oregon Game & Fish magazine.