No Play Foul Weather August

Chetco Bar Forest Fire

Source of the foul air in the Rogue Valley. The massive Chetco Bar Fire that should have never been allowed to get this far.

Rogue Valley Smoke Cover

Needless to say, all the smoke from the fires have effected the Rogue Valley air quality for weeks now. A late August photo from south Medford, Oregon.

Forest Fires Oregon

Although the biggest, there are a number of forest fires burning in Oregon.

Chetco Bar Fire

Igniting in a “wilderness area” back on July 2, 2017 the forest fire has run wild in the Chetco River drainage bordering the Kalmiopsis Wilderness and the town of Brookings Oregon.

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Big Thunder and Lightening Storm on the Rogue River 8-08-2017

Sometimes you just can not let go. I had to catch that third summer steelhead. This day on the Rogue River of Oregon I wished I had called it quits early. Ignoring the brooding, building clouds, I got to experience first hand one intense and scary thunder with lightening storm.