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Favorite Top-Ten Steelhead Techniques by Larry Ellis

Favorite Top-Ten Steelhead Techniques by Larry Ellis

ELLIS’S FAVORITE TOP TEN STEELHEAD TECHNIQUES “The Chetco record 28-pound steelhead caught by Don Hawk in 1973 was caught on a spawn sack, accordin...
River Currents—the Super Highway by Roger Hinchcliff

River Currents—the Super Highway by Roger Hinchcliff

Although steelhead is the primary species I fish for, this article could apply to many different types of migratory fish in river systems throughou...
Buzz Ramsey Interview - A Life of Fishing, Retires at 70

Buzz Ramsey Interview - A Life of Fishing, Retires at 70

He's been a fixture of Salmon & Steelhead fishing, a most-recognizable hat and a helpful and informative resource. Buzz Ramsey, age 70, has ret...
A Steelhead Destination - the Lewis & Clark Valley

A Steelhead Destination - the Lewis & Clark Valley

https://visitlcvalley.com/ The Lewis & Clark Valley involves Lewiston Idaho and Clarkston Washington. The Gateway to the legendary Hell's Can...
The Lost Art of Drift Fishing by Nick Amato

The Lost Art of Drift Fishing by Nick Amato

  Many, many years ago, when I was much thinner and more energetic, I found myself at the bottom of a deep canyon at the base of a huge rapid. At t...
Columbia River Salmon - As Written in 1897

Columbia River Salmon - As Written in 1897

There is generally a freshet in the river for about two weeks, during the month of June, when the fishing is done during the day, but at other time...
Building Your Steelhead and Salmon Arsenal by Terry J. Wiest

Building Your Steelhead and Salmon Arsenal by Terry J. Wiest

When getting into steelhead fishing most anglers will start with one technique, usually drift fishing or bobber fishing. And that’s a great thing! ...
Worm Walls by Josiah Darr

Worm Walls by Josiah Darr

  There’s no doubt, plastic worms are big fish hunters. It only takes about 30 seconds scrolling through Facebook or Instagram to see dozens of pi...
Mistakes to Avoid When Fly Fishing Steelhead by Capt. Armand J Castagna

Mistakes to Avoid When Fly Fishing Steelhead by Capt. Armand J Castagna

  My first chromer on this spey rods first day out on any river. What a grab...  While we had already driven several long hours from the Bay Area ...
Chiles New Salmon Fishery written by Harry Morse

Chiles New Salmon Fishery written by Harry Morse

Featured in Oct/Nov 2015 STS “Do you think anyone is going to believe us when we tell them how big they are and how many fish are down here,” said...
Leader Storage Options by Scott Haugen

Leader Storage Options by Scott Haugen

A buddy recently asked, “Don’t you ever run out of topics to write about?” Truth is, I could write every day for the rest of my life and still no...
Switch It Up for Tough Chinook by JD Richey

Switch It Up for Tough Chinook by JD Richey

SWITCH IT UP FOR TOUGH CHINOOK: FISH UPRIVER METHODS DOWNRIVER AND TIDEWATER TECHNIQUES UPSTREAM Sometimes, kings can bite like rabid piranhas and ...