Anglers Log

The Angler’s Log: A dream trip on Rogue River

Lunching at the base of Clay Hills Rapid. There is a lot of good steelhead water in this section of the river and the largest of the rapids are now behind us;ses. FRANK ARMENDARIZ/CHRONICLE PHOTOS

As you float away from Grave Creek landing, before you even have time to wave goodbye ... Oregon’s Wild and Scenic Rogue River immediately gets your attention.

A strong current grabs you, forcing you to maneuver your river boat on a rush of whitewater that pours around the boulders in the upper rapid. You pull . . .