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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...
A California State Record Steelhead? by JD Richey

A California State Record Steelhead? by JD Richey

Dennis and Joanne O’Callaghan went steelhead fishing on California’s Smith River on their honeymoon 50 years ago. Since then, the couple from Vacav...
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...
"The Big Ones" by Nick Amato

"The Big Ones" by Nick Amato

Trophy Native Steelhead by Joseph Princen Jr. inspired me to mull over the memory of all the large steelhead I’ve either caught or witnessed. The i...
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...
Favorite Top-Ten Steelhead Techniques by Larry Ellis

Favorite Top-Ten Steelhead Techniques by Larry Ellis

ELLIS’S FAVORITE TOP TEN STEELHEAD TECHNIQUES “The Chetco record 28-pound steelhead caught by Don Hawk in 1973 was caught on a spawn sack, accordin...
River Currents—the Super Highway by Roger Hinchcliff

River Currents—the Super Highway by Roger Hinchcliff

Although steelhead is the primary species I fish for, this article could apply to many different types of migratory fish in river systems throughou...
Buzz Ramsey Interview - A Life of Fishing, Retires at 70

Buzz Ramsey Interview - A Life of Fishing, Retires at 70

He's been a fixture of Salmon & Steelhead fishing, a most-recognizable hat and a helpful and informative resource. Buzz Ramsey, age 70, has ret...
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...
The Lost Art of Drift Fishing by Nick Amato

The Lost Art of Drift Fishing by Nick Amato

  Many, many years ago, when I was much thinner and more energetic, I found myself at the bottom of a deep canyon at the base of a huge rapid. At t...
Columbia River Salmon - As Written in 1897

Columbia River Salmon - As Written in 1897

There is generally a freshet in the river for about two weeks, during the month of June, when the fishing is done during the day, but at other time...
Building Your Steelhead and Salmon Arsenal by Terry J. Wiest

Building Your Steelhead and Salmon Arsenal by Terry J. Wiest

When getting into steelhead fishing most anglers will start with one technique, usually drift fishing or bobber fishing. And that’s a great thing! ...