I shared a stretch of riverbank along Lake Creek last weekend with Justin Ellis and his buddy Sam, both from Junction City. It was a slow morning for us all, but more steelhead are on the way. The peak of the annual mid-coast runs comes in late February. Frank Armendariz/For The Chronicle
At the top of this week's report, in the spirit of the holiday season, are a gesture of goodwill and wishes of happy tidings from my wife Tami and myself to all the readership, advertisers . . .