TIDE Magazine Highlights the CCA’s Work
From time to time in TIDE Magazine you will see a wide array of habitat programs highlighted in its Building Conservation Spotlight column. These projects come in all shapes and sizes...
Rhoades Pond Restoration Should Ensure More Nestucca River Chinook
Rhodes Pond, a few miles out of Hebo up Hwy. 22 along Cedar Creek, is a massive asset to fishermen who enjoy catching hatchery-raised salmon they can harvest out of...
Fish & Wildlife Service Announces $20 Million in Grants to Conserve Coastal Wetlands
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe announced $20 million in grants to 24 critical coastal wetland projects...
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Nor are the Keen sandals your grandpa’s wading sandals, either; however, the Keen Newport sandals are my kind of sandals, and in fact, the pair I’ve worn for the last four years are the best sandals I’ve ever owned.
The design of the sandal is one reason I like these. The toe is enclosed so that rocks don’t make their way in when you’re walking along a beach or gravel path. While I don’t use these as wading sandals—and they aren’t designed as...
Salamander Sinkers Inline is lead free and virtually snag resistant. Use them for float-fishing, side drifting, and trolling. They are great for bass, salmon, steelhead, trout, and walleye. They come in sizes from 1/8 ounce, which is for ultra-light fishing in shallow water, to the 1.25 ounce for very swift current, and all sizes between. Johnny Stone: 1-888-643-1319; www.salamandersinkers.com
Atlas-Mike’s new UV Glo Eggs combine the fish-attracting natural scent and flavor of real salmon eggs with UV sight-attracting features. That means you’ll attract fish from greater distances because of the enhanced visibility of these eggs. Atlas-Mike’s new UV Glo Eggs are effective in all water conditions and available in 4 colors: red, cerise, orange and chartreuse. Fish see it, fish smell it…fish strike it! www.atlasmikes.com
With this kit we provide some key items so the angler has pretty much everything they need to get started. The Kit comes in a self-contained, double-sided, locking case with 18 compartments that contain hooks, barrel swivels, line protectors, toothpicks for the beads and 15 of our hottest bead producers. Plus we include a mini guide to show you how to put them all together. The case is small enough to tuck away or fit into your fishing vest or coat pocket. www.steelheadbeads.com
The new leader-organizing system by EZ LEADER gives you quick access to your hook and leader assemblies. It features durable anodized aluminum construction with removable pre-slit foam roller to securely hold leader line. Unit easily mounts to any boat with supplied hardware. Optional clamp bracket allows for quick in and out with a no-drill installation. Available in two sizes 16" (30 rig) and 22" (42 rig) models. ?Made in the USA. www.ezleader.net
Take an extra rod with you on your back. Carry a wading staff, or hiking stick. Light, compact, fits in a small vest pocket. Shock cord cinches, adjustable length and quick-release clasp. ?www.linekeeper.net; 503-224-0168
A better mouse trap! Fight the fish not the diver. The Trip Z Diver does just that—it trips and allows you to fight the fish or reel in your Kwik Fish/Flat Fish or whatever your preferred bait is without pulling against the diver. You preset the tension for the water you’re fishing with a turn of a screw, it’s that simple! If you have ever back-trolled the Columbia in the fall you know this is a huge advantage to swap out your bait wraps without having to crank your drag to maximum just to reel in! For more information: www.trollingdivers.com
New Size! 1.5 inches from the tip of the head to the bend of the tail. Shown rigged simply with a #4 octopus hook and a Mad River Floatie. Grubs come 12 per pack with 8 colors to choose from. A great bait for clear water conditions, summer steelheading and trout! Available online now or ask for them at your local tackle shop. Visit www.MadRiverMfg.com ?for more info or call 707-840-9485
It’s twice the flash with this flasher within a flasher! The larger outer flasher spins and flashes, the smaller, inset flasher spins in the opposite direction—giving you twice the flash of a regular flasher! And the X2 also creates a serious water disturbance that calls fish in. All parts are proudly made in the USA! www.x2flashers.com. Or contact: email@example.com; 509-520-6034; 509-520-0908.
Just in time for the humpy, shad, and kokanee seasons, the Baby Simon has arrived! Don’t let the size fool you. Armed with welded rings, Gamakatsu hooks and UV coatings, this mini wobbler is built to catch big fish and lots of them. Choose from 22 eye-popping patterns – Nothing Swims Like A Simon! Available at fine retailers everywhere or visit us online at www.hawkenfishing.com Hawken Fishing: 360.718.8988
Crystal Basin Tackle now makes custom spinner blades in the smaller size available for trout, kokanee, and walleye fisherman. Each blade is hand painted with top-quality paint and UV coatings. The back of the blade is left silver for a bit of flash to your creations. Crystal Basin Tackle can also custom paint any size spinner blades and many more color combos for salmon and steelhead fishermen too. Give these blades a try and you will surely be happy! Contact us at 530-306-4113; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.crystalbasintackle.com