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Building Your Steelhead and Salmon Arsenal by Terry J. Wiest

Building Your Steelhead and Salmon Arsenal by Terry J. Wiest

When getting into steelhead fishing most anglers will start with one technique, usually drift fishing or bobber fishing. And that’s a great thing! ...
Chiles New Salmon Fishery written by Harry Morse

Chiles New Salmon Fishery written by Harry Morse

Featured in Oct/Nov 2015 STS “Do you think anyone is going to believe us when we tell them how big they are and how many fish are down here,” said...
Leader Storage Options by Scott Haugen

Leader Storage Options by Scott Haugen

A buddy recently asked, “Don’t you ever run out of topics to write about?” Truth is, I could write every day for the rest of my life and still no...
Switch It Up for Tough Chinook by JD Richey

Switch It Up for Tough Chinook by JD Richey

SWITCH IT UP FOR TOUGH CHINOOK: FISH UPRIVER METHODS DOWNRIVER AND TIDEWATER TECHNIQUES UPSTREAM Sometimes, kings can bite like rabid piranhas and ...
Fishing Baits Under a Float for Fall Salmon by Jason Brooks

Fishing Baits Under a Float for Fall Salmon by Jason Brooks

Hearing the guys upriver whipping their rods backwards and yelling “fish on” I just shook my head in disgust. The snaggers were flossing kings ou...
Super Plug Wraps by Chuck Closterman

Super Plug Wraps by Chuck Closterman

As every salmon angler knows, Chinook salmon are scent junkies, sensing as little as five parts per billion. When fishing for salmon, sardines mak...
Getting There (Journey to the Fishing Spot) - JD Richey

Getting There (Journey to the Fishing Spot) - JD Richey

So often we talk and write about the destination…but frequently the journey to the fishing grounds is the true story. Don’t believe me? Well, then...
Single Hooked Trolling Spinners by JD Richey

Single Hooked Trolling Spinners by JD Richey

  It’s funny, I frequently use single Siwash hooks on salmon and steelhead plugs, spoons and casting spinners…but for some reason it never dawned o...
Biters & Fighters (Building a Better Hatchery Steelhead) by Don Roberts

Biters & Fighters (Building a Better Hatchery Steelhead) by Don Roberts

  Frank Moore, who lives and breathes the North Umpqua, claims he can distinguish between a wild steelhead and a hatchery fish by feel alone. There...
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...
'Always Fishing' Rigs by Chuck Closterman (Stuffed Corkie & Egg Loop Yarnie)

'Always Fishing' Rigs by Chuck Closterman (Stuffed Corkie & Egg Loop Yarnie)

In rivers and streams that allow bait fishing for steelhead, using cured roe is without doubt the single most effective method. However, there are ...