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Keeping It Quiet by Nick Amato

Keeping It Quiet by Nick Amato

The other day I showed a buddy, who also happens to work here part time, some pictures of giant rainbow. I’d caught them on flies in Eastern Washin...
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...
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...
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...
January Steelhead Fishing - Buzz Ramsey, Nick Amato, Jack Glass & Steve Lynch

January Steelhead Fishing - Buzz Ramsey, Nick Amato, Jack Glass & Steve Lynch

Buzz Ramsey, Jack Glass, Nick Amato and Steve Lynch go for a winter steelhead trip in January of 2021. 2021 has been cold and low on fish number...
A Steelhead Destination - the Lewis & Clark Valley

A Steelhead Destination - the Lewis & Clark Valley

https://visitlcvalley.com/ The Lewis & Clark Valley involves Lewiston Idaho and Clarkston Washington. The Gateway to the legendary Hell's Can...
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...
Northwest Steelheading Techniques Take Big Trout in Patagonia by Harry Morse

Northwest Steelheading Techniques Take Big Trout in Patagonia by Harry Morse

Who could resist the offer to fish a stunning river with big trout in an exotic location? A river you fished and guided on 20 years ago. Was the fi...
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...
Stillwater Paradise by George Krumm

Stillwater Paradise by George Krumm

The wind was steady out of the northeast at about seven miles per hour. Mostly overcast skies were keeping the light level relatively low, and rar...
Tandem Trout & Steelhead | Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

Tandem Trout & Steelhead | Story & Photos by Scott Haugen

One of my favorite times to hit the river during the course of the year is when the nights start cooling and the first rains hit. It doesn’t take m...