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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! ...
Worm Walls by Josiah Darr

Worm Walls by Josiah Darr

  There’s no doubt, plastic worms are big fish hunters. It only takes about 30 seconds scrolling through Facebook or Instagram to see dozens of pi...
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...
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...
Crafting Bamboo Fishing Rods by Dianna Troyer

Crafting Bamboo Fishing Rods by Dianna Troyer

Custom bamboo rod craftsman shares his expertise  With painstaking precision, Scott Nilsson of High Desert Bamboo Rods planes a minuscule sliver fr...
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...
Undercover Deckhand by Terry J. Weist

Undercover Deckhand by Terry J. Weist

  Growing up as a kid I was fortunate enough to have many trips aboard “charters” out of Westport, Washington. It was a yearly event Dad and I woul...
'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 ...
How-To Reach More Rainbows by Roger Bullock

How-To Reach More Rainbows by Roger Bullock

You won't always get agreement from every fisherman, but the consensus opinion is that rainbow trout are the best fighting trout species. Why is th...
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...
Kokanee Dodger Tech Report by Bill Herzog

Kokanee Dodger Tech Report by Bill Herzog

Waves, frequency, vacuums, thresholds...whew...we’ll be taking a page from the book of hydrodynamics to help choose the correct dodger, check out s...