Posted on June 07 2017
Steelheading for most flyfishers is a condensed, two season hustle. We hit pause on the daily grind and shoehorn in a couple weeks to fish peak runs of the "summer" or "winter" variety. But once upon a time of steelhead abundance, the windows were wider. And pulling on an ocean-fresh chromer every month of the year wasn't beyond the realm of possibility. Terry Myers, a 60-year-old steelhead advocate and Idaho-based angler, spent 2015-2016 on a restorative quest to overcome declining odds and do just that. After hooking a wild steelhead in all but two months, she set sights on finding the last two fish to complete her goal. This is her story.