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“Hooking Kids On Fishing” Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

“Hooking Kids On Fishing” Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

During the Sports Shows, Tiffany, the boys and I, love hearing stories, seeing familiar faces, and making new friends. The common bonds we share th...
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...
A Win for Fish is a Win for Everyone

A Win for Fish is a Win for Everyone

Who doesn't love strong runs of wild, river-produced salmon and steelhead? On the flip-side, who doesn't love to have lots of opportunity for thems...
"The Mobile Angler" Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

"The Mobile Angler" Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

  If you stop and think about it, mobility is often the key to catching more fish. Be it salmon, trout, or steelhead, accessing waters that aren’t...
Long Line Trolling Tactics for Kokanee by Larry Ellis

Long Line Trolling Tactics for Kokanee by Larry Ellis

They’re one of the most omni-present fish species in the Oregon Cascades and in Washington lakes. Yet they can be a difficult fish to catch. We’re ...
Fishing Through the Pandemic by Henry Hughes

Fishing Through the Pandemic by Henry Hughes

When our department meeting at Western Oregon University was canceled on March 12 over concerns of COVID-19, I figured it was a good excuse to go f...
Top-Lining Early-Season Kokanee with Gary Miralles by Larry Ellis

Top-Lining Early-Season Kokanee with Gary Miralles by Larry Ellis

Gary Miralles really knows how to milk a fishing rod. I know this for a fact because I saw him do it while fishing with him in a kokanee tournament...
7 Tips to Rowing A Driftboat (Video)

7 Tips to Rowing A Driftboat (Video)

Rowing a Driftboat is very rewarding and enjoyable, but for people who are just getting the hang of rowing, there are some particular things to pa...
April Trout (In Western Washington) by "Uncle Wes" Malmberg

April Trout (In Western Washington) by "Uncle Wes" Malmberg

Editors Note: This article is focused on Western Washington techniques, but applies to a large range of river and lake trout fisheries. April trout...
Diversify for Trout by Scott Haugen

Diversify for Trout by Scott Haugen

Silently, the driftboat moved at the perfect pace across the flat, deep lake. On bodies of water that don’t allow motorized crafts, there are sti...
Deboning Trout & Steelhead - It's All About Salmonoid Anatomy by Larry Ellis

Deboning Trout & Steelhead - It's All About Salmonoid Anatomy by Larry Ellis

Have you ever wondered how many bones there are in a trout? Allow me to save you the trouble—I’ve counted them! There are approximately 262 or so b...
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...