Anglers All of Colorado brought a group of anglers to experience the Dean this week, and experience it they did.
Photos: Paul Reid
Lori Nicholson came in guns a-blazin and kept things high energy all week. She is great to have around and you can tell that her clients think the world of her.
Kelly Lockhart showed up with a quiver of single hand rods and everyone at camp looked upon them as relics. Not many are seen in steelhead fishing these days and he will likely be our only angler of the season to wield one. Kelly very quickly showed that in the hands of a skilled angler they are still quite the fishing tool and throughout the week set the pace for fish landed including taking the biggest of the week.
Gary Thompson, new owner of Anglers All, saw the most chinook action of the week and though he was beat up and slapped around by most of them he did manage to get a nice chromer chinook of over 20 lbs to the beach and get a good look and just what had been kicking his butt. By the end of the week everyone had brought beautiful steelhead to hand and seemed rested and relaxed, none too keen to return to the rat-race that lays somewhere far from the banks of the Dean River.