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Worm Walls by Josiah Darr

Worm Walls by Josiah Darr

  There’s no doubt, plastic worms are big fish hunters. It only takes about 30 seconds scrolling through Facebook or Instagram to see dozens of pi...
Mistakes to Avoid When Fly Fishing Steelhead by Capt. Armand J Castagna

Mistakes to Avoid When Fly Fishing Steelhead by Capt. Armand J Castagna

  My first chromer on this spey rods first day out on any river. What a grab...  While we had already driven several long hours from the Bay Area ...
Chiles New Salmon Fishery written by Harry Morse

Chiles New Salmon Fishery written by Harry Morse

Featured in Oct/Nov 2015 STS “Do you think anyone is going to believe us when we tell them how big they are and how many fish are down here,” said...
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...
Switch It Up for Tough Chinook by JD Richey

Switch It Up for Tough Chinook by JD Richey

SWITCH IT UP FOR TOUGH CHINOOK: FISH UPRIVER METHODS DOWNRIVER AND TIDEWATER TECHNIQUES UPSTREAM Sometimes, kings can bite like rabid piranhas and ...
Fishing Baits Under a Float for Fall Salmon by Jason Brooks

Fishing Baits Under a Float for Fall Salmon by Jason Brooks

Hearing the guys upriver whipping their rods backwards and yelling “fish on” I just shook my head in disgust. The snaggers were flossing kings ou...
Super Plug Wraps by Chuck Closterman

Super Plug Wraps by Chuck Closterman

As every salmon angler knows, Chinook salmon are scent junkies, sensing as little as five parts per billion. When fishing for salmon, sardines mak...
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...