Salmon Trout & Steelheader

Boom or Bust by Lucas Holmgren

Boom or Bust by Lucas Holmgren

Ocean-Run Salmon | The Most Conditional Fishery There Is There are a million ways to die as a salmon. Survival of the fittest only begins to des...
Hike In Trips by Lucas Holmgren

Hike In Trips by Lucas Holmgren

Probably the single most important decision in steelhead fishing, is deciding when, and where to fish.
The Strange Feeding Habits of Chinook (King) Salmon

The Strange Feeding Habits of Chinook (King) Salmon

Kings are truly strange critters when they hit freshwater. Out at sea, they are normal predators…basically one-track-minded killing machines that ...
Respectful Representation | Public Perception of Anglers

Respectful Representation | Public Perception of Anglers

Leading my second springer of the evening into the net, I punched my tag and pulled anchor. Rowing across the riffle I’d been fishing, I was eager...
Identifying Classic Steelhead Water: Flats | by Jd Richey

Identifying Classic Steelhead Water: Flats | by Jd Richey

The best way I can describe a flat is to think of a river like one of those big switchback style stairways you’ll find in a tall office building. As you walk up the first flight, you are like steelhead swimming upstream through the rapids. 

Casting for Tributary Coho | by Scott Haugen

Casting for Tributary Coho | by Scott Haugen

The closer the plug got, the slower I reeled. When a lethargic, steady tug drew my line tight, I set the hook. The fight was on. Instantly a bright coho cartwheeled into the air, wasting no time spinning and twisting the moment he hit the water.
Rating the Bite | by Bill Herzog

Rating the Bite | by Bill Herzog

What type of grab from a steelhead is the most thrilling? How would you rate a steelhead bite? It’s the blink when it all comes together, when the endless hours of preparation out in the garage are cashed in for seconds of gratification...