Wallowa River


The toughest part about the Wallowa River is access. We stayed up by Wallowa Lake outside of Joseph, and it was almost an hour’s drive to get to anywhere with bank access to the river. Continue reading


Umatilla River

IMG_0805This time I put my trust in my brother in law to lead me to fish, as this was my first time fishing in Eastern Oregon and I didn’t really know what to expect. As of this post it’s August, so the water was low all around, and even the lower section of the river below 3 Mile Dam was barely over knee deep. We were probably a mile from the mouth, and who knows how many miles from the next accessible spot upstream. Continue reading