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By Michele Smith
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Out and about with Michele Smith: Camping and fishing in the Blue Mountains


August 8, 2019

Michele Smith

The scenic Grand Ronde River.

I have long thought about fly fishing on the Wenaha River but hadn't had the opportunity until last week when my husband and I camped at Fields Spring State Park for a few days.

Fields Spring State Park is an 826-acre forested camping park located in the Blue Mountains of southeastern Washington, 30 miles south of Clarkston on Highway 129.

Named for early settlers, Ben and Mary Fields, who developed the spring and used the water for their ranch and home, the park is on one of the routes originally used by the Nez Perce Indians (Nee Me Poo), when traveling from the Wallowa Mountains, in Oreg...

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