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Don’t Write It Off...Just Yet by Lucas Holmgren

Don’t Write It Off...Just Yet by Lucas Holmgren

Fish Don’t Lie - but don’t write it off just yet. As anglers, we’re all superstitious to an extent.  Maybe superstition isn’t the right word for it...
Honoring Fishing Guide Bob Toman by Buzz Ramsey w/ Bill Monroe

Honoring Fishing Guide Bob Toman by Buzz Ramsey w/ Bill Monroe

Bob Toman, an iconic Pacific Northwest fishing guide, fisheries advocate and my longtime friend passed away in early December of 2019, just shy of ...
Line Management 101 by Scott Haugen

Line Management 101 by Scott Haugen

January 2011 Feature: There’s no doubt that among the many advancements in fishing technology, lines have dramatically advanced over the past decad...
Tying Spawn Sacks (with directions) by Scott Amerman and Phil Pirone

Tying Spawn Sacks (with directions) by Scott Amerman and Phil Pirone

One would not think competitors could be friends, but that is what we are. Both Scott Amerman and I have great respect for each other’s talents. ...
Larry Cassidy discusses Dams, Salmon Migration, High-Seas Drift Netting and Beyond

Larry Cassidy discusses Dams, Salmon Migration, High-Seas Drift Netting and Beyond

Frank Amato sits down with Larry Cassidy to discuss the wonderful natural resource of Salmon & Steelhead. Larry Cassidy was the US commissione...
Float Fishing for Chum & Coho (Video)

Float Fishing for Chum & Coho (Video)

Keith Johnson guided Salmon Trout Steelheader publisher Frank Amato and Online Editor Lucas Holmgren into a fabulous fishing trip for coho (silver)...
Plugging Slow & Shallow for Steelies

Plugging Slow & Shallow for Steelies

Originally Featured in Dec. 2011 STS   When it comes to plugging for winter steelhead, don’t let your vision be limited to main currents.  Here’s w...
The Anatomy of a Jig by Jason Brooks

The Anatomy of a Jig by Jason Brooks

I was teaching a seminar on twitching jigs for fall coho last September when I was asked by a guy in the audience that had a basket full of bright ...
10 Tips to Catch More Salmon on Plugs by Andy Martin

10 Tips to Catch More Salmon on Plugs by Andy Martin

Within a couple of minutes after his plug disappeared in the dark green water of the Chetco River, Rich Ariza felt a violent jerk on his rod. The t...
Super Bankie by Josiah Darr

Super Bankie by Josiah Darr

Before I was a drift boat owner, I used to see the beautiful Clackacrafts, Willies, Fishcrafts and Alumaweld drift boats being launched from blood ...
Twitching Troubles? Working Through Tough Conditions by Cameron Black

Twitching Troubles? Working Through Tough Conditions by Cameron Black

Undoubtedly if you’ve been salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest for any period of time recently, you’ve heard the term “twitching”. This techniq...
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...