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Select the Right Fishing Rod
Having the proper equipment is as important in fishing as it is in any sport. With a wide range of bait options and techniques, rod manufacturers have developed rods to cast specific baits farther and more accurately. They’ve also balanced these capabilities with other factors to give the angler an advantage over a hooked bass. A truly effective fisherman or woman can now pick the perfect tool. The correct rod for a given situation allows anglers to cast baits accurately, work baits properly, d...
Category: Tackle  Date: 3/26/2017  Author: Mike Cork for Fix.com
   
Steelhead Side Drifiting 101
We all know drift fishing is a powerful technique for catching all kinds of river fish, including steelhead. What if told you there is a way to make drift fishing even better – cover more water, and keep your gear in the “zone” longer? Well that is side drifting.This boat based fishing technique is quite popular with fishing guides and recreational fishermen because it flat out puts fish in the boat. It doesn’t require much in special gear or lures – other than a boat, of course. The ex...
Category: Rivers  Date: 3/25/2017  Author: Nathan Nesbit of GoneFishingNW.com
   
Prop Repair and Selection
I can remember the exact place and time it happened…My wife and I were fishing Lake Wenatchee for sockeye in our brand new Thunderjet. The fishing had been good but the dogs were letting us know that they needed a shore break. I scanned the shoreline and found what looked like the perfect spot to ground the bow and let the dogs hop out. I eased the boat on to shore and gave a little throttle to nudge us solidly in place. Then I heard it. Grind grind, chip chip chip. I knew immediately that ...
Category: General  Date: 3/24/2017  Author: Mike Carey
   
NWFR on Fox and MOTV!
Since 1997, first as WashingtonLakes.com and its sister sites for Oregon, Idaho and beyond and recently as Northwest Fishing Reports, Digital Anglers has been focused on providing up to date information on northwest sport fishing opportunities while providing a place for people to share everything they want to about the sport they love. With a large membership and loyal following, Northwest Fishing Reports embarked on a journey to share this approach with a larger audience on broadcast televisi...
Category: General  Date: 3/2/2017  Author: Rob Holman
   
Bringing the Outdoors Indoor
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bringing the outdoors, indoors(Spokane, WA | February, 2017) The weather is getting warmer and the days longer, which means two things; Spring is close and The Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show is closer!Starting Thursday, March 16th join us at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center for FOUR full days of fun for all.Cost of Admission:Adults: $10.00Military/Seniors/Students: $8.00Kids 6 and under with parents are free!ADMISSION IS G...
Category: General  Date: 3/1/2017  Author: Rob Holman - Press Release
   
Puget Sound Searun Cutthroat
Sitting at the dinner table one Friday night my cell phone began ringing and the caller I.D. showed it was a fishing buddy of mine. I grabbed the phone and excused myself while my wife looked at me with a polite stare (in case she reads this article you know what I mean by “polite stare”) and I reassured her it would be a short conversation. As I answered the phone I wondered what he wanted. Our conversation started like this:“Buddy, what’s up?” his reply, “Wanna go fishing in the morning,...
Category: Saltwater  Date: 2/27/2017  Author: Jason Brooks
   
Lake Washington Perch
Lake Washington Perch Fishing SecretsDuring the winter months I tend to fish mostly for perch. I like how simple and relaxing it is. Plus it is great fishing to take kids and new fishermen too – plenty of action to keep them entertained, and lets them learn the basics of working a rod and reel, setting the hook, and other basic fishing skills.This article, however, will focus on fishing in winter months in our western Washington waters – namely Lake Washington. For more information o...
Category: Lakes  Date: 2/26/2017  Author: Nathan Nesbit of GoneFishingNW.com
   
Felt Soled Waders
Felt-Soled wading boots are a terrific invention. The fabric can make a slippery log or rocky bottom feel easy to navigate, and can even make a long day of standing feel a bit easier. But as great as these boots are, their fabric-coated soles are a known cause of transmitting certain invasive species and diseases into different streams, severely impacting the creeks and the fish in them.Felt-Soled Wading Boots – The ControversyBeginning in 2011, several states have begun to ban...
Category: General  Date: 2/25/2017  Author:  Debbie Kay for Anglers Club
   
Catch and Release Tips
Whether you’re new to fishing or an experienced pro, chances are you practice some form of catch-and-release fishing. Something that was once only popular in fly-fishing has now found its way into mainstream angling. The reasons for releasing fish vary: from anglers who like to fish but hate the taste, to anglers who practice strict conservation methods in the hope of sustaining a healthy fishery for future generations.To best ensure the lowest mortality rate possible for your catch, turn y...
Category: General  Date: 2/25/2017  Author: Joe Overlock for Fix.com
   
WA Marine Fishing Spots
Washington State offers it all in the way of fishing, and it truly doesn’t matter if you prefer lakes, rivers, or the coast. While Washington lakes and rivers are often the most celebrated fishing venues, the marine waters of Washington offers an exciting brand of fishing that people from all over the world travel to partake in. Recently we were asked where the best spots to go for spectacular Washington marine fishing. Upon doing some research the list is long, so we decided to split our sug...
Category: Saltwater  Date: 2/3/2017  Author: Jai Colvin for Anglers Club Magazine
   
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