Rob Endsley

Rob Endsley

Rob Endsley is a retired river guide and full time Alaska charter captain with well over two thousand days logged on the water. In 2007 he was recognized by forty leading industry professionals as one of the top 25 salmon and steelhead guides on the West Coast and he has received extensive coverage in both the regional and national media. He brings a lifetime of fishing, hunting, and outdoor experience to the Outdoor Line radio show.

Tom Nelson

Tom "Nelly" Nelson

"Well, we kept him off of the water until he was five weeks old" says Tom's mother Marie. "Dad was a dentist in Marysville and he set his practice up so he only had to be in the office two days a week in the summer. The rest of the time our family was up on the Skagit River, salmon fishing!" Indeed, Tom grew up thinking that everybody in the world fished hogline style for huge king salmon!

This week on the Outdoor Line on 710 ESPN Seattle

SATURDAY May 12th 6-9am!!!

  • May is in full swing with halibut openers, warming lakes and great weather!
  • Twas the day before Mother’s Day…and you got no gift...WE GOT YOU!
  • Ron Warren of WDFW Here we “No-go”NOAA again…
  • Human pyrotechnic outdoorswoman Julie Cyr in studio!
  • Rigged and Ready for halibut? We've got some last minute tips & techs!
  • The TEC Line: Halibut pickin’ & riggin’
  • Mark Spada on the Lake Stevens Kokanee Derby & Report!
  • Joey Pyburn Keepin’ up with regional bait demands & the lowdown on last weekends Train to Hunt!
  • Don't miss Mark Yuasa's Regional Roundup & Anacortes Boat &Yacht Show lowdown!
  • Jet Chevrolet's Picks of the week
  • Roy Robinson Chevy/RV's "Really? Where? and much, much more!
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Mar 14, 2017
A look at the updated 3500 and 5500 bags from Exo Mountain Gear. For more information or to order please visit www.exomountaingear.com.
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Jan 13, 2017
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Jan 02, 2017
John Martinis from John's Sporting Goods demonstrates how to properly rig pots to fish for shrimp and prawns in Puget Sound.
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Dec 12, 2016
Rob Endsley from the Outdoor Line on 710 ESPN Seattle shows how to rig up with a float and jig for winter steelhead fishing. Floatfishing is hands-down the easiest and most effective technique to lear… ...
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Oct 27, 2016
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Oct 27, 2016
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Mar 17, 2015
Rob Endsley takes some time after the Outdoor Line radio show to discuss what Kwikfish, flies, and jigs to use for catching chum salmon on the rivers of Western Washington.
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Mar 17, 2015
Tom Nelson from the Outdoor Line radio show on 710 ESPN Seattle demonstrates how to properly cut a herring fillet strip to be used with an Ace Hi Fly or hoochie when trolling for salmon. Go to www.the… ...