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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...
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...
Getting There (Journey to the Fishing Spot) - JD Richey

Getting There (Journey to the Fishing Spot) - JD Richey

So often we talk and write about the destination…but frequently the journey to the fishing grounds is the true story. Don’t believe me? Well, then...
'Nooks on A Fly by Rick Itami

'Nooks on A Fly by Rick Itami

“Feeling the take of a big fall chinook on a fly is something truly special.” I like to employ whatever type of fishing method works. When we wer...
Warm Springs Steelhead - Don Roberts

Warm Springs Steelhead - Don Roberts

Skookum Steelhead The Art of Getting Down and Whooping It Up at Warm Springs There are no secrets. The era of search engines has seen to that. Se...
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...
Dick Posey (Lamiglas) Interview w/ Dave Vedder

Dick Posey (Lamiglas) Interview w/ Dave Vedder

In 2015, Northwest Sportfishing icon Richard (Dick) Posey of Lamiglas passed away. Dick was such a quiet, unassuming man that many anglers are unaw...
Salmon & Crab: Offshore Double by Scott Haugen

Salmon & Crab: Offshore Double by Scott Haugen

One of the best kept secrets in the recreational crabbing world is the rich, offshore water harboring crabs.  The sandy environment located just o...
Fishing Tributary Mouths on the Columbia by Scott Haugen

Fishing Tributary Mouths on the Columbia by Scott Haugen

  Opening a container, Bruce Warren reached in and pulled out some of the best cured salmon eggs I’d ever seen. Handing me a bait, he smiled, aski...
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...
The Summer Steelhead of Fall by Scott Haugen

The Summer Steelhead of Fall by Scott Haugen

  At the end of the first tailout we hit, Dad and I spotted multiple steelhead holding on the upper end. Pulling the boat off to the side, droppin...
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...