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Anchor Any River (...and Avoid Disaster!) by Gary Lewis

Anchor Any River (...and Avoid Disaster!) by Gary Lewis

Scott Haugen said it in an issue of STS. Don’t tie a knot in your anchor rope. When the anchor is swinging behind the boat, bumping through the rapids, it can jar loose from the cleat. The anchor drops in and rope shoots through the pulley. If there’s a knot at the end of the rope, the anchor rope comes tight and the boat sucks right down to the bottom.

Buoy 10 Tide Strategies and Gear Check By Buzz Ramsey

Buoy 10 Tide Strategies and Gear Check By Buzz Ramsey

With the Columbia River fall Chinook return expected to be similar to last season’s lower-than-we’re-used-to size, many anglers are wondering what-...
A True Salmon AND Steelhead Spinning Rod from Lamiglas

A True Salmon AND Steelhead Spinning Rod from Lamiglas

For the purposes of identifying the ever popular co-mingled fishery, the words salmon & steelhead are always mashed together. In the fishing ro...
Run & Gun Metalheads by Scott Haugen

Run & Gun Metalheads by Scott Haugen

  With prime summer steelheading months upon us, covering water might be your best option for maximizing hookups. “I don’t see anything, let’s mo...
Jigging For Kokanee At Odell Lake by Scott Walters with Terry Walters

Jigging For Kokanee At Odell Lake by Scott Walters with Terry Walters

If you fish for kokanee and want more production out of your trips, please continue reading... Jigging for kokanee is not only a highly productiv...
Chinook Salmon Bait Options by Scott Haugen

Chinook Salmon Bait Options by Scott Haugen

Imagine having a nose so good that you could smell your way back to the precise place where you were born. That’s what salmon do, and anglers who capitalize on this acute sense of smell, find consistent success when it comes to catching springers.


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