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Undercover Deckhand by Terry J. Weist

Undercover Deckhand by Terry J. Weist

  Growing up as a kid I was fortunate enough to have many trips aboard “charters” out of Westport, Washington. It was a yearly event Dad and I woul...
The Summer Steelhead of Fall by Scott Haugen

The Summer Steelhead of Fall by Scott Haugen

  At the end of the first tailout we hit, Dad and I spotted multiple steelhead holding on the upper end. Pulling the boat off to the side, droppin...
Puget Sound on FIRE!!! by Terry J. Weist

Puget Sound on FIRE!!! by Terry J. Weist

There couldn’t be a more appropriate heading.  The Puget Sound area is not only battling wild fires, but the coho fishing is absolutely disgustingl...
Trout: Start To Finish by Scott Haugen

Trout: Start To Finish by Scott Haugen

"Heck with that, when I get married and have kids I’ll be the one teaching them how to do this!” blared a comment over the chatter surrounding a gl...
Fall Boat Prep by Scott Haugen

Fall Boat Prep by Scott Haugen

With fall fast approaching, there’s no shortage of things to do in the Pacific Northwest. Fall Chinook season is already upon us, coho will be comi...
Fishing with Elke on the Deschutes by Terry J Wiest

Fishing with Elke on the Deschutes by Terry J Wiest

  The Deschutes has to be one of the rivers that every steelheader must try and fish. The numbers may not always be huge, but the scenery, the wate...
Choosing Driftboat Oars & Blades | Jake Gregg & Dan Fisher

Choosing Driftboat Oars & Blades | Jake Gregg & Dan Fisher

Driftboat oars are one of the most essential pieces of the entire operation. From sizings to blade styles, you'll find a lot of options, and prefe...
How to Replace Downrigger Wire w/ Braid, Pancake Weights & Knots by Phil Pirone

How to Replace Downrigger Wire w/ Braid, Pancake Weights & Knots by Phil Pirone

For many ocean and lake anglers, using downriggers is the key to catching fish. From ocean salmon to bottom-hugging lake trout and late day Kokanee...
Beginning Rowing for Internet Experts by Jerid Doering

Beginning Rowing for Internet Experts by Jerid Doering

As you get more experience traversing the bank on sometimes treacherous landscape, alternately sweating like a mule or standing up to your tender b...
"The Mobile Angler" Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

"The Mobile Angler" Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

  If you stop and think about it, mobility is often the key to catching more fish. Be it salmon, trout, or steelhead, accessing waters that aren’t...
Trolling In 4WD vs 2WD by George Krumm

Trolling In 4WD vs 2WD by George Krumm

Directional control when trolling or backtrolling in windy conditions has always been challenging. Alicia Provost is all smiles with this Buoy 10...
7 Tips to Rowing A Driftboat (Video)

7 Tips to Rowing A Driftboat (Video)

Rowing a Driftboat is very rewarding and enjoyable, but for people who are just getting the hang of rowing, there are some particular things to pa...