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Power Floating by Danny Cook

Power Floating by Danny Cook

  Successful steelhead anglers place a high priority on proper gear presentation. Many methods can be used to achieve proper presentation when deal...
Boat Trailer Tricks by Keith Jackson

Boat Trailer Tricks by Keith Jackson

One of the hassles of being a boat owner is the trailer.  To fishermen, boat trailers are a necessary evil. They don’t help you catch fish, and the...
'Anchor Management' by Scott Haugen

'Anchor Management' by Scott Haugen

For drift boaters, an anchor system seems like a basic piece of equipment.  But a closer look reveals there’s more to it than meets the eye. By ...
The Firing Line by Josiah Darr

The Firing Line by Josiah Darr

 When fishermen talk about the infamous “Buoy 10 Fishery” it’s often followed up with grumblings about how bad the crowds are and how big the water...
Puget Sound Pinks by Jason Brooks

Puget Sound Pinks by Jason Brooks

It’s easy to get lost in thought as you smell the fresh ocean water while an afternoon breeze blows. With the sun shining off of glass skyscrapers ...
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.