Dec Hogan was a highly regarded steelhead guide on the Skagit and other rivers and is a two-handed rod expert. Dec’s other publications include Steelhead River Journal Skagit/Sauk published by Frank Amato Publications in 1996 and an instructional DVD, also from Frank Amato Publications, “Modern Spey Casting and More with Dec Hogan.”
THE BUDDING, ENTHUSIASTIC steelheader, if he or she is truly passionate about the sport, will be all ears and eyes when in the presence of more-experienced anglers. If it's in his nature he'll read anything and everything he can get his hands on pertaining to steelhead. Inevitably, the beginner will soon be subjected to and haunted by steelheading cliche...