Fly Fishing the Upper Columbia

May 28, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Anglers need boats with big motors to run through rapids and against the strong currents. They need powerful fishing rods to battle rainbow trout that easily top 20 inches.” Jeffrey P. Mayor talks about the Upper Columbia, which to some feels more like an ocean than a river, and fishing big rods and tandem rigs for big rainbows.