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The Importance of Cold Water Refuge to Salmon and Steelhead by Dennis Dauble

The Importance of Cold Water Refuge to Salmon and Steelhead by Dennis Dauble

What do heat-stressed salmon, gluttonous sturgeon, swimmer’s itch, and class-action lawsuits have in common? If you answered warm water, go to the ...
Jigging for Kokanee by Scott Walters w/ Terry Walters

Jigging for Kokanee by Scott Walters w/ 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 productive me...
Sockeye Galore Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

Sockeye Galore Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

You don’t have to travel to Alaska or Canada to experience sockeye fishing success. An abundance of these fish await in north-central Washington.  ...
June Hogs by Sara Ichtertz

June Hogs by Sara Ichtertz

  Once having one of the most plentiful salmon runs on the planet, the Columbia River system is the core of the salmon runs of the Pacific Northwes...
Trying Out the "Spinfish" Salmon Trolling Hardbait Lure with Big Dave & Nick Amato

Trying Out the "Spinfish" Salmon Trolling Hardbait Lure with Big Dave & Nick Amato

The new Yakima Bait co. salmon trolling development, the "Spinfish", at first glance, resembles a Kwikfish or Flatfish. Indeed it is similar, but t...
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...
“Hooking Kids On Fishing” Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

“Hooking Kids On Fishing” Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

During the Sports Shows, Tiffany, the boys and I, love hearing stories, seeing familiar faces, and making new friends. The common bonds we share th...
Sporadic Movement = More Springers | Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

Sporadic Movement = More Springers | Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

If you think about what catches salmon, it comes down to smell, sight, and sound. Cured eggs are some of the best scent-delivery packages there ar...
Spring Chinook Tips by JD Richey

Spring Chinook Tips by JD Richey

Springers! This time of year it’s hard for me to think about anything besides these chrome bullets that are making their way up rivers all up and ...
A Win for Fish is a Win for Everyone

A Win for Fish is a Win for Everyone

Who doesn't love strong runs of wild, river-produced salmon and steelhead? On the flip-side, who doesn't love to have lots of opportunity for thems...
Do YOU Want A Dam on the Chehalis River?

Do YOU Want A Dam on the Chehalis River?

There is a public comment period on the proposal to build a Dam in the upper Chehalis Watershed. Make Your Voice Known Submit A Public Comment Co...
"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...