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Columbia River Sockeye Techniques
Columbia River Sockeye Techniques
Author: Kyle Jones
Posted: 7/4/2018
The month of July often finds us fishing the Upper Columbia River in the Brewster Pool for Sockeye Salmon. Columbia River Sockeye Salmon average between 19-24 inches. What they lack in size they more than make up on the dinner table. Columbia River Sockeye Salmon are some of the finest tasting fish that swim in the Columbia River, and at times they can also provide outstanding fishing action. When...
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Brewster King Salmon Derby
Brewster King Salmon Derby
Author: Rob Holman - Press Release
Posted: 7/4/2018
The largest Salmon Derby on the Upper Columbia River is coming up soon, and there is still time to register at Brewster Salmon Derby. The Brewster King Salmon Derby will be held Aug. 3-5, and the odds of getting a wining fish are getting better every year. There are lots of ways to win for all ages, KING OF THE POOL wins $2000 and Adult FIRST PLACE wins $1500. THERE’s ALSO a CASH POT for Youth ...
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Alaska - More than a fishing trip
Alaska - More than a fishing trip
Author: Denis Peirce
Posted: 7/4/2018
From the outside looking in, fishing may seem to be all about body counts and hard-pulling, big fish. But if you have spent a considerable number of years in the sport as I have, you may find that there is more to it that the casual observer may see. As a young man I lived within walking distance of the beach and when I was bored there was always a place to go fishing, whether you had someone t...
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Back to Zeballos...Revisiting Old Friends and Places
Back to Zeballos...Revisiting Old Friends and Places
Author: Mike Carey
Posted: 7/4/2018
The miles melted away as my phone played music fit for a road trip – Wilco, Lucinda Williams, Chuck Prophet and The Jayhawks were among a seemingly never-ending sound track that was perfect for our destination. How did my phone know just the right music to play? Ah, the age we live in! To either side Northwest Fishing Report’s Rob Holman and I soaked in tree-covered hills and glimpses of snowy ...
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Chelan Falls and Wells Dam Chinook
Chelan Falls and Wells Dam Chinook
Author: Jason Brooks
Posted: 7/4/2018
Pulling up to the boat launch in the pre-dawn I noticed how warm the morning air was. It was going to be another hot July day in North-central Washington. Un-latching the tie down straps to the boat and making sure the plug was installed it was time to get out on the water before the sun came up. I had grown up here, near the small tourist town of Chelan, and the cool water from Lake Chelan ran do...
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Trolling Tactics for Trout and Kokanee
Trolling Tactics for Trout and Kokanee
Author: Paul Lewis
Posted: 7/4/2018
Introductory Trolling tactics for Trout and Kokanee in Western Washington and around the State. Summertime: the time of year when vast amounts of Western Washington anglers are gearing up for their shot at a monster chinook, bright chrome steelhead, or early season coho. As fisherman chase salmon and steelhead in the Pacific Ocean, the Puget Sound, and a multitude of different rivers; lakes ar...
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Walleye Fishing on the Lower Columbia
Walleye Fishing on the Lower Columbia
Author: Lance Merz for The Mack Attack
Posted: 6/7/2018
Walleye fishing on the Columbia River is a destination hot spot for anglers who seek this predatroy fish. In fact, most walleye anglers will tell you that if you can catch a walleye, you can catch just about any species of fish. Departments of Fish and Wildlife in Washington and Oregon, over the last two years, have lifted the limits while fishing the Lower Columbia. Studies are showing that wa...
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Keeping Your Gear Organized
Keeping Your Gear Organized
Author: Rick Lawrence
Posted: 6/7/2018
If you’re a serious Bass, Pike or Musky fisherman the one thing you don’t want to do it is have to hunt through your whole tackle box looking for a lure or bait you want. I’m going to show you guys how I keep my tackle organized that makes a huge difference in the amount of time it takes to find the right baits. First off the best way to store Bass tackle is in the clear plastic boxes that ar...
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Angler’s Guide to Planning a Canadian Fishing Vacation
Angler’s Guide to Planning a Canadian Fishing Vacation
Author: Jason Brooks
Posted: 6/7/2018
Anglers in search of fishing grounds where you can find solitude, lots of fish, and breathtaking views are probably pretty frustrated as fisheries in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho are dwindling. Steelhead anglers are being pushed onto the few river systems that still have healthy runs of fish, and even at that the term “healthy run” seems to be confused with “dwindling run”. Salmon are being manag...
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Make Your Boat an Ultimate Trolling Machine!
Make Your Boat an Ultimate Trolling Machine!
Author: Mike Carey
Posted: 6/5/2018
Anglers new to trolling for kokanee and trout face a daunting assortment of questions on everything from rods to tackle to baits and more. One essential component to proper trolling that is seldom discussed is setting up your boat as a fish-catching trolling machine. If you’re like me, I found lots of information on the gear aspect (let’s face it, every tackle and rod manufacturer will be happy to...
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Lake Roosevelt Walleye and Turkey Bonanza!
Lake Roosevelt Walleye and Turkey Bonanza!
Author: Mike Carey
Posted: 5/7/2018
Looking out over the field, darkness still obscured our vision. Out there beyond the field we set up in we could hear the rapid gurgling, gobbling sound made by male turkeys in their tree roosts. Daylight would be coming soon, but meanwhile I couldn’t get the image from The Blair Witch Project out of my head. I subconsciously swiped at my nose, suppressing a cough, desperate to not make a sound. D...
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Northern Pikeminnow Program 2018
Northern Pikeminnow Program 2018
Author: Eric Winther
Posted: 5/7/2018
Do you have more fishing rods, reels, boats and/or miscellaneous gear than you can count? Do you want to spend more time fishing and/or on the river? Are you maybe just killing time between fishing for Spring Chinook and fishing for Fall brights? Have you ever wondered how you could not have a job and still make a living? If you can answer “Yes” to two or more of these questions, you might hav...
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