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Some Firsts Mean More Than Others - Steelhead & Coho by Matt Miller

Some Firsts Mean More Than Others - Steelhead & Coho by Matt Miller

Last August I caught my first steelhead and my first coho salmon. At least that’s what my dad thought—and how he labeled the photos he sent to his ...
Fishing the Bay - The Chinook Fisherman's Primer by Larry Ellis

Fishing the Bay - The Chinook Fisherman's Primer by Larry Ellis

By Larry Ellis STS JUNE/JULY 2019 ISSUE What a beautiful day it was when I hooked and landed my first Rogue Bay Chinook. The thrill of the fight f...
Sturgeon: A Different Way of Thinking by Sara Ichertz

Sturgeon: A Different Way of Thinking by Sara Ichertz

There are these most incredible creatures some of us will go our entire life without ever laying our eyes on. They swim beneath the surface and le...
Spawn Sac Revival by JD Richey

Spawn Sac Revival by JD Richey

  My introduction to the effectiveness of using spawn sacs—clusters of eggs tied into a neat, little packages with mesh cloth—for steelhead came in...
Frank Amato Talks Fishing Stories & Great Memories

Frank Amato Talks Fishing Stories & Great Memories

 PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO THE STS YOUTUBE CHANNEL With over 50 years publishing fishing magazines and books, Frank Amato has been able to enjoy some of...
Tuna-Wrapped Salmon & Steelhead Plugs by Scott Haugen

Tuna-Wrapped Salmon & Steelhead Plugs by Scott Haugen

No matter what kind of fish you pursue, when you learn something new that really works, it’s just plain exciting. No sooner had the plugs reached...
zac kauffman sawyer oars driftboat

How Sawyer Builds Solid Wood & Composite Driftboat Oars - Interview w/ CEO

Zac Kauffman, the CEO of Sawyer Oars, discusses the origins of the company and their current offerings. From subjects like "Swing Weight" to other...
Spring Salmon Tricks: In Case of Emergency, Break Glass by JD Richey

Spring Salmon Tricks: In Case of Emergency, Break Glass by JD Richey

Spring Chinook are enigmatic beasts. Some days they chew like they’ve got a good dose of rabid barracuda in their genes. Other times, they act like...
Chasing Glow: Salmon & Steelhead by Nick Amato

Chasing Glow: Salmon & Steelhead by Nick Amato

Hooking a salmon or steelhead is no easy task. To learn the skills necessary to have consistent success takes years of on the water practice and a...
(Fishing) Communication is King by Dave Haukeli

(Fishing) Communication is King by Dave Haukeli

Making It or Breaking It The boat’s launched and on the beach, motors warming up, rods ready, baits cut and everyone's anticipations running high ...
"Red Worms" for Steelhead by Lucas H.

"Red Worms" for Steelhead by Lucas H.

The impact of the "pink worm" on steelhead fishing has brought impressive steelhead to the bank for scores of anglers. As the popularity of the tec...
Hatchery & Wild's 'Benefishal' Shows Why Patagonia's "Artifishal" Got it Totally Wrong

Hatchery & Wild's 'Benefishal' Shows Why Patagonia's "Artifishal" Got it Totally Wrong

This film is a response to "Artifishal" by Liars & Thieves Productions, which was commissioned by Southern California clothing-empire Patagoni...