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The Hook to Bead Gap + AMAZING Hook Size/Weight Chart

The Hook to Bead Gap + AMAZING Hook Size/Weight Chart

FOREWORDThis article excerpt is from the upcoming book "The Bead Bible by Randy Bonner" Randy is an incredibly talented, and humble, angler. He is ...
Bead Bouyancy by Randy Bonner

Bead Bouyancy by Randy Bonner

BEAD BALANCE  If you've ever been to a steelhead fishing seminar, you've probably heard a speaker mention "neutral buoyancy," a quality that mo...
Spawn Sac Revival by JD Richey

Spawn Sac Revival by JD Richey

  My introduction to the effectiveness of using spawn sacs—clusters of eggs tied into a neat, little packages with mesh cloth—for steelhead came in...
Frank Amato Talks Fishing Stories & Great Memories

Frank Amato Talks Fishing Stories & Great Memories

 PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO THE STS YOUTUBE CHANNEL With over 50 years publishing fishing magazines and books, Frank Amato has been able to enjoy some of...
Chasing Glow: Salmon & Steelhead by Nick Amato

Chasing Glow: Salmon & Steelhead by Nick Amato

Hooking a salmon or steelhead is no easy task. To learn the skills necessary to have consistent success takes years of on the water practice and a...
(Fishing) Communication is King by Dave Haukeli

(Fishing) Communication is King by Dave Haukeli

Making It or Breaking It The boat’s launched and on the beach, motors warming up, rods ready, baits cut and everyone's anticipations running high ...
"Fishing From A Guide’s Perspective" by Scott Haugen

"Fishing From A Guide’s Perspective" by Scott Haugen

Fishing for a living and fishing as a form of recreation are two very different things.  Here’s one professional guide’s perspective that’s enligh...
Winter Steelhead Travel Patterns - Keith & Zoey Johnson (Video)

Winter Steelhead Travel Patterns - Keith & Zoey Johnson (Video)

The 2020/2021 Washington Coast (Olympic Peninsula) Winter Steelhead season was already slated to be cut short, with major restrictions on boat ang...
Finessing the Spin-Glo by Larry Ellis

Finessing the Spin-Glo by Larry Ellis

Listen to this Article When the Worden Floating Lure Company, now owned by Yakima Bait Company, invented the Spin-N-Glo, little did they know tha...
Prep For Winter Steelhead Spey Fishing by Mark Bachmann

Prep For Winter Steelhead Spey Fishing by Mark Bachmann

Catching winter steelhead consistently with any kind of gear takes practice. Catching winter steelhead with flies and fly fishing tackle may be th...
A California State Record Steelhead? by JD Richey

A California State Record Steelhead? by JD Richey

Dennis and Joanne O’Callaghan went steelhead fishing on California’s Smith River on their honeymoon 50 years ago. Since then, the couple from Vacav...
Fishing Pocket Water by Jason Brooks

Fishing Pocket Water by Jason Brooks

Pulling onto the gravel bar next to a deep hole I noticed two guide boats already anchored up and taking the slot. Jason Brooks with a winter stee...