Sportfishing in Jeopardy

Sportfishing in Washington State is in Jeopardy!  It is time to stand up for what is right and let the WDFW Commissioners know something has to change!  Take Action Now!  We could have world class fishing her in Western Washington, but apparently sportfishing anglers are the only group with conservation in mind. For those of you who do not…

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Low Water Research

Low water research is essential if you fish Pacific Northwest rivers. Regardless of your whether you fish from the bank or a boat, getting out on the river when the water is low at least a couple times per year will pay dividends when you are fishing.  Whether you are new to fishing Pacific Northwest rivers or you just…

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Eggs for Mid-Season Coho

We are in the mid-season of Coho on our Pacific Northwest rivers.  Like most, you have been fishing a variety of methods to put Silver Salmon in the boat; pulling plugs, backtrolling kwikfish, drift fishing Dick Nite Spoons, not to mention drift fishing cheaters Beau Mac Cheaters and yarn. What do you do when these Coho start getting lock-jaw? …

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Pink Salmon Now, Coho Coming

The rain we just got over the past 2 days helped out the river levels and temperature. Today the Skagit River was not fishable, but it will be back in shape by tomorrow. We are taking nice chrome bright pink salmon on the lower Skagit River. We had a Coho on the other day, but it came unbuttoned. Our…

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Kokanee Jacket & Bibs Field Test

Kokanee Jacket & Bibs by Rivers West Tournament Tested ~ Field Test Report The past several months I have had the opportunity to put the Rivers West Kokanee Jacket & Bibs through the most severe weather conditions that Mother Nature can dish out fishing the Northwest Bass and ABA tournament circuit’s across the Pacific Northwest! I’m happy to report…

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Pink Salmon

The Pink Salmon opener is August 1st.  Pink Salmon is a highly anticipated fishery.  This is the smaller of our salmon species returning to Pacific Northwest rivers, but they taste great and fight hard.  This is the perfect for all ages and levels of fishing experience.  Pink Salmon fishing is especially good for kids!  It lets them fight and land…

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