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How-To Tie Yarnies by Dave Kilhefner

How-To Tie Yarnies by Dave Kilhefner

At first glance, Yarnies don’t look like much but don’t let that fool you because steelhead often find them irresistible.  Plus, they’re really ch...
Trolling In 4WD vs 2WD by George Krumm

Trolling In 4WD vs 2WD by George Krumm

Directional control when trolling or backtrolling in windy conditions has always been challenging. Alicia Provost is all smiles with this Buoy 10...
Pulling Plugs for Winter Steelhead by Jason Brooks

Pulling Plugs for Winter Steelhead by Jason Brooks

Like so many other aspects of life, it seems that some things in today’s “fishing world” are nothing but trends and styles. From brand name and log...
Drift Boat Add Ons by Josiah Darr

Drift Boat Add Ons by Josiah Darr

There are a handful of excellent drift boat manufacturers that customize boats to fit almost every fisherman’s needs. There are metal boats for guy...
Fishing Pink Worms for Steelhead by Jason Brooks

Fishing Pink Worms for Steelhead by Jason Brooks

 A silver bullet of a steelhead plunged out of the water doing mid-air flips. Getting a good look at the fish my heart rate raced as this time it w...
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...
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 ...
The Worst Kept "Secret" Salmon Rig by JD Richey

The Worst Kept "Secret" Salmon Rig by JD Richey

Originally featured in Tips of the Trade Aug/Sept. 2017 Salmon Trout Steelheader THE WORST KEPT “SECRET” SALMON RIG Unless you have been cryogenica...
Anchor Any River (...and Avoid Disaster!) by Gary Lewis

Anchor Any River (...and Avoid Disaster!) by Gary Lewis

Scott Haugen said it in an issue of STS. Don’t tie a knot in your anchor rope. When the anchor is swinging behind the boat, bumping through the rapids, it can jar loose from the cleat. The anchor drops in and rope shoots through the pulley. If there’s a knot at the end of the rope, the anchor rope comes tight and the boat sucks right down to the bottom.

Jigging For Kokanee At Odell Lake by Scott Walters with Terry Walters

Jigging For Kokanee At Odell Lake by Scott Walters with 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 productiv...
Fishing New Lakes for Kokanee & Trout by Rob Phillips

Fishing New Lakes for Kokanee & Trout by Rob Phillips

Just on a whim a couple of years ago, one of my fishing buddies, Merle Shuyler and I decided we were going to try fishing Rock Lake, in Eastern Was...