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Mastering the Art of Float Fishing for Winter Steelhead
Mastering the Art of Float Fishing for Winter Steelhead
Author: Andrew Moravec
Posted: 2/8/2020
What is bobber fishing for Winter Steelhead? Great question, thanks for asking! This technique uses an enticing presentation, such as a jig, bead, yarn or some form of bait and is rigged below a float/bobber. This is one of the best Winter Steelhead fishing techniques. It is beloved by experienced and beginner Steelhead fishermen alike. It is easy to learn and has amazing versatility. If you want ...
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Coastal Crab Snaring
Coastal Crab Snaring
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 2/8/2020
During the winter months when our poles are hung up until next season, it can be a challenge for us Puget Sound anglers to find fishing opportunities. Fish such as bluegill and flounder move into deeper waters, and salmon runs are done for the year. So what's a bored angler to do? Luckily, crabbing is open along the Washington coast year round. It is a versatile activity that you can enjoy with th...
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High Water Steelhead
High Water Steelhead
Author: Jason Brooks
Posted: 2/8/2020
When it comes to winter steelhead fishing it seems that just when the run of fish show up so do the winter rains. Storms pushing in from the Pacific ocean and flooding our favorite rivers and streams. The fish don’t mind the wet weather as it allows them to navigate easier so the angler shouldn’t mind the rain either. But high water tends to make for difficult fishing unless you know where the ste...
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X-SERIES SALMON AND STEELHEAD RODS FOR 2020
X-SERIES SALMON AND STEELHEAD RODS FOR 2020
Author: Sponsored Content
Posted: 2/8/2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: May 1, 2019 OKUMA RELEASES X-SERIES SALMON AND STEELHEAD RODS FOR 2020 NEW Okuma X-Series Salmon and Steelhead Rods are feature packed, feather light and ultra strong. ONTARIO, Calif.: The Okuma X-Series Salmon and Steelhead rods are specially designed for Salmon and Steelhead fishing. The X-Series rods were designed to target the serious, technically minded a...
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Fishing, Politics, and A Big Show
Fishing, Politics, and A Big Show
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 1/31/2020
This week we’ll share the latest fishing reports from around the state, check in with the legislature about a bill of interest to outdoors enthusiasts who use our state parks and with Ed Sullivan in mind, tell you about “a really big show!” FISHING REPORTS: STEELHEAD: Steelhead fishing has picked up in several Olympic Peninsula streams. The problem at this time of year is rain, especiall...
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The Washington Outdoors Report
The Washington Outdoors Report
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 1/16/2020
FISHING: Steelhead fishing has been slow this winter throughout the state to include rivers in Southwest Washington and the Olympic Peninsula that usually see good runs this month. The Skagit River is also not opening this year for a catch and release season due to low numbers of returning fish. There are some bright spots though. One is the Bogachiel River on the Olympic Peninsula wher...
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Three Suggestions for Summer Get-aways
Three Suggestions for Summer Get-aways
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 1/10/2020
Believe it or not, now is the time to plan for your summer getaway and an outdoors vacation east of the Cascade Crest can be relaxing and fun. Here are a few destinations you may not have considered: TWIN LAKES – FERRY COUNTY/COLVILLE TRIBAL RESERVATION Want to experience a Canadian resort fishing experience without crossing the border? Head to the Twin Lakes in the Colville Tribal Reser...
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FIVE WINTER FISHING OPTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR
FIVE WINTER FISHING OPTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 1/5/2020
Are you resolving to catch more fish for the new year? Here are five opportunities available right now: PUGET SOUND BLACKMOUTH – Marine Area 10 opens up on January 1st for blackmouth (Chinook salmon) and with no fishing having taken place there for over two months, it’s anyone’s guess how it’s going to be. Gary Krein, the longtime owner of All Star Fishing Charters operating out of Seattle a...
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The Effect of Winter Floods and Weather on Fishing
The Effect of Winter Floods and Weather on Fishing
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 1/5/2020
While driving past the Puyallup River on my way to Sportco to pick up Christmas presents, I noticed the water level was higher than I'd ever seen it. The murky water overflowed the banks and at times almost reached the roadway. Entire trees were almost underwater and previously exposed sand bars were submerged. I knew my fishing spots would be changing for next season, and I couldn't help but wond...
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Seafood Cooking Tips and Tricks
Seafood Cooking Tips and Tricks
Author: Fix.com
Posted: 1/5/2020
Cooking seafood can be intimidating. After all, it usually seems fancier than ground beef or chicken breasts. And when it comes to adding flavor, things can get pretty confusing. How do you get the most flavor? Fortunately, you do not need to be a chef in order to make it happen. It can be extremely easy, if you know what to look out for. That is where this list of tips and tricks comes in. Sim...
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Tiger Muskie 101
Tiger Muskie 101
Author: Rick Lawrence
Posted: 1/5/2020
Of all the great fish there are to pursue here in the Pacific N.W. and one of my favorite is the Tiger Muskie. I don’t think there is a prettier fish that swims and they are as mean and furious of a fish as you can find with teeth for days and an attitude to match. Nothing can equal the heart pounding strike of a big Ski hitting a topwater lure. I know it’s not exactly prime Muskie fishing se...
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Previewing Washington's Sportsmen's Shows
Previewing Washington's Sportsmen's Shows
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 1/5/2020
The new year marks the kick-off to sportsmen’s show season in the Pacific Northwest and there is no shortage of them in the Evergreen State. The shows have evolved over the years. It used to be crowds went there to book trips with the outfitters, guides, resorts and lodges who are exhibitors. Another reason; to get great deals from retailers along with boat and RV dealers who all have significa...
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