The Rush of Water

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© Oregon Curly
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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 28, 2011
TakenJanuary 26, 2011
Exposure10/329 sec at f/5.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length26.3 mm
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Heading down a riffle on the Siletz river in coastal Oregon while fishing for steelhead....and trying to miss the boat in front of us. No motor, just oars.

This IS in color, no filters or PhotoShop editing. 8 a.m. on a cold, foggy morning.

31 responses

  • Harry Snowden

    Harry Snowden (Deleted) gave props (27 Jan 2011): cool

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (28 Jan 2011):

    WOW!! What a moment!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (28 Jan 2011):

    You're a heckuva sailor, OC. Super pic.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (28 Jan 2011):

    Is there such a thing as 'riversick'? That would be me!!!! Fantastic capture! So.....did you miss it oar hit it?!?!?

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly said (28 Jan 2011):

    We missed it and they got the fish they were battling as we ambled on by.

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (29 Jan 2011):

    AWESOME!! hey there, OC.......I've missed you :~)

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (17 Feb 2011):

    Resembles the scene I am writing about.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (18 Feb 2011):

    WOW! It is awesome!!!

  • Andy Kong

    Andy Kong gave props (7 Mar 2011):

    A powerful shot on the rough sea

  • Mykola Swarnyk

    Mykola Swarnyk gave props (30 Apr 2011):

    Stunning adventure and picture of it!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (1 Aug 2011):

    Now thats ripples !!!!.. :-)

  • gerry cyr

    gerry cyr gave props (11 Oct 2011):


  • richardbrucesmith

    richardbrucesmith   gave props (29 Jun 2012):

    This is Fishing? Wow great shot.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham said (31 Jul 2012):

    I am back to vote!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (2 Aug 2012):

    VOTED! love this!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (4 Aug 2012):

    Oooh, those metre swells have got to me!! Anyone got a bucket? What an amazing capture. A Boysown Adventure to be sure.

  • Lynn Hathaway

    Lynn Hathaway gave props (9 Aug 2012):

    Voted on this amazing shot!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (13 Aug 2012):


  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (14 Aug 2012):

    Brilliant and voted!!!!!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (22 Aug 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (4 Sep 2012):

    Oooh, this really looks like something from one of those 'Storm at sea' movies...Wonderful! V

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte   gave props (4 Sep 2012):

    Fantastic shot !

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (5 Sep 2012):

    OMG..voted and spellbounding, agree with James!

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (5 Sep 2012):


  • vince scaglione

    vince scaglione gave props (14 Sep 2012):

    Wow, wow, wow and wow! Very dramatic and nerve shattering presentation!

  • vince scaglione

    vince scaglione gave props (14 Sep 2012):

    Got another of my votes! . . . vincienzo

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (18 Sep 2012):

    I like to fish . . . but. . . . ! "Yeah!" R

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (22 Sep 2012):

    magic! voted!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (29 Jan 2013):

    Wow! Very dramatic. Outstanding work. Voted.

  • Larry Owens

    Larry Owens gave props (27 Jul 2013):

    luv my vote

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (7 Aug 2013):

    This is exceptional...You have my vote!!!

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