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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...
Puget Sound on FIRE!!! by Terry J. Weist

Puget Sound on FIRE!!! by Terry J. Weist

There couldn’t be a more appropriate heading.  The Puget Sound area is not only battling wild fires, but the coho fishing is absolutely disgustingl...
Trout: Start To Finish by Scott Haugen

Trout: Start To Finish by Scott Haugen

"Heck with that, when I get married and have kids I’ll be the one teaching them how to do this!” blared a comment over the chatter surrounding a gl...
'Always Fishing' Rigs by Chuck Closterman (Stuffed Corkie & Egg Loop Yarnie)

'Always Fishing' Rigs by Chuck Closterman (Stuffed Corkie & Egg Loop Yarnie)

In rivers and streams that allow bait fishing for steelhead, using cured roe is without doubt the single most effective method. However, there are ...
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...