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This series of images are part of my project covering Fly Fishing in Eastern Washington. While attending Central Washington University I had the opportunity to photograph the fly fishing sub-culture. The highly acclaimed Yakima River flows just minutes from campus and provides some of the best fishing the state of Washington has to offer. Here is my interpretation.

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flies

Wasp Pattern
Sunfish Pattern
Stonefly Nymph Pattern
Wasp Pattern
Sunfish Pattern
Stonefly Nymph Pattern

 

Assorted Streamer Patterns
Salmonfly Pattern
Crayfish & Sculpin imitations
Assorted Streamer Patterns
Salmonfly Pattern
Crayfish & Sculpin imitations

 

gear

Fly Rod
Afternoon on the Yakima River
Wood boat on the Yakima River
Fly Rod
Afternoon on the Yakima River
Wood boat on the Yakima River

 

Getting Ready on the Yakima River
"The Charleton"
Drift boat on the Yakima River
Getting ready on the Yakima River
"The Charleton"
Drift boat on the Yakima River

 

fishing

Strike at Dy Falls
Brown trout at Dry Falls
Rocky Ford fisherman casting
Strike at Dy Falls
Brown trout at Dry Falls
Rocky Ford fisherman casting

 

Yakima River Float
Dry Falls fish
A "Fatty" at Rocky Ford Spring Creek
Yakima River Float
Dry Falls fish
A "Fatty" at Rocky Ford Spring Creek

 

places

All alone at Dry Falls
Lake Lenore
Icy Yakima River
All alone at Dry Falls
Lake Lenore
Icy Yakima River

 

Early Morning Perch Lake
Dry Falls arial
Rocky Ford Spring Creek
Early Morning Perch Lake
Dry Falls arial
Rocky Ford Spring Creek