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Uncle Wes Fishing Cohos with Mike Carey
Uncle Wes Fishing Cohos with Mike Carey
Author: Uncle Wes
Posted: 11/14/2004
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Uncle Wes Interviews Anton Jones Part 1
Uncle Wes Interviews Anton Jones Part 1
Author: Uncle Wes
Posted: 10/25/2004
1) Anton how many years have you been fishing? I have been fishing for 45 years. I caught my first fish independently on my 6th birthday. That was over 43 years ago. 2) Who were your mentors? I have had a lot of influences. My dad got me started. My Scoutmaster, Don Kerklo honed my ability to read water and fostered my passion for fishing. Here in the Northwest, I most tried to e...
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Chironomid/Midge Pupae Fly-Fishing For Trout
Chironomid/Midge Pupae Fly-Fishing For Trout
Author: Jon Duke
Posted: 10/1/2004
Because Chironomids are one of the most abundant lake insects, trout feed constantly on these bugs. The pupa, the most important form, ascends to the lake surface to emerge, then sits right under the surface film until it turns into the adult. There are two main places to fish; at mid-depths and right at the surface. To fish at mid-depths, attach a strike indicator with a Chironomid pupa (fli...
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TACKLE CARE AND ACCESSORIES
TACKLE CARE AND ACCESSORIES
Author: Luhr Jensen
Posted: 9/1/2004
Far too many anglers have the unfortunate experience of beginning preparation for a trip, only to find tackle and lures in such poor condition that much of it is unusable. The purchase of quality fishing tackle and lures is an investment which easily can be protected if you'll take the few necessary minutes to ensure proper care and storage. There are also many angling accessory items that will...
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Myrtle Lake Hike in Trout
Myrtle Lake Hike in Trout
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 9/1/2004
HIKE IN FOR SOME TROUT AT MYRTLE LAKE If you’re looking for a little rainbow and brook trout fishing, you may want to consider an easy hike along the Entiat River to Myrtle Lake. Located in North Central Washington, the trip to Myrtle Lake is a good one for novice hikers or families. The trailhead is located some 75 minutes from Wenatchee. Travel north on Highway 97A to Entiat and go west on th...
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CASTING SPOONS & SPINNERS IN LAKES & STREAMS
CASTING SPOONS & SPINNERS IN LAKES & STREAMS
Author: Luhr Jensen
Posted: 8/2/2004
Casting weighted spinners and spoons for trout, bass, salmon, pike and other gamefish is an art practiced by hundreds of thousands of anglers throughout the country. It is a challenging, exciting and productive fishing technique that can easily be learned. Whether a beginner or a more experienced angler, this Luhr Jensen Tech Report can help you become even more successful using this techniqu...
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Tackle Basics for Summer-Run Salmon
Tackle Basics for Summer-Run Salmon
Author: Dave Graybill
Posted: 8/1/2004
The strength of the return of summer-run salmon to the upper Columbia River has been so great in recent years that the Department of Fish and Wildlife is even printing a season for these fish in the regulation pamphlet. This is welcome news for anglers throughout the state, and they are flocking to the Central Washington stretch of the Columbia in droves. Here’s my brother Rick with a dan...
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Fishing With Spoons - A Primer
Fishing With Spoons - A Primer
Author: Ronnie Kovach
Posted: 7/1/2004
Metal spoons are some of the most versatile but under-rated lures in the southern California saltwater angler's tackle box. Spoons are an all-season lure. They will catch everything from pelagic species such as bonito, barracuda, yellowtail and even tuna, to bottom dwellers including almost every kind of rockfish, halibut and ling cod. Spoons are relatively simple to use once you understand their ...
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Take Care of the Details for Better Fishing
Take Care of the Details for Better Fishing
Author: Mike Wilson
Posted: 7/1/2004
I just got back from a 5 day cast and blast vacation that found me steelhead fishing on the Methow River and deer hunting up in Okanogan County. I rarely get away by myself these days so having 4 days to sit and contemplate the meaning of life and fly fishing was really a treat. I am still a novice steelhead fisherman but did quite well during this trip and had some important lesso...
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OPEN WATER DRIFT JIGGING TECHNIQUES
OPEN WATER DRIFT JIGGING TECHNIQUES
Author: Luhr Jensen
Posted: 6/30/2004
Drift jigging in open water is a fishing technique being used by an ever increasing number of anglers as they discover its effectiveness and ease of application. It's a technique tailor-made for open water, fresh or salt, where fish are oriented either to bottom structure or temperature layers. With the aid of a depth sounder, drift jigging allows pinpoint presentation of a spoon or jig within inc...
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Shopping for Waders
Shopping for Waders
Author: Mike Wilson
Posted: 6/7/2004
Each month I typically receive several great emails from my readers who are requesting further information on an article I have written or who have questions about equipment. Looking back at these emails, it appears that choosing a pair of waders is a great source of frustration for many fly fishermen. I hope this month’s article will arm you with all you need to know to buy the perfect set of w...
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Spring and Summer Panfish
Spring and Summer Panfish
Author: Jordan D.
Posted: 6/7/2004
Spring brings about many fishing opportunities for anglers of all skill levels. Bluegill and Perch offer some of the most fast paced fishing action that there is. Although these fish can be caught year around, they are most plentiful and available for fishermen in the spring and summer months. These are great fish to target for youngsters whose attention span is short, or a beginning fisherman to ...
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