Sep 30, 2010 by Tom Nelson
Leaning on the Wildlife Commission

The following letter, signed by ten Legislators of the State of Washington expressed what we sportfishers have known for a long, long time. We are getting the short end of the stick and have been for years upon years... The difference now is that we have some political support to aid...

Sep 29, 2010 by Tom Nelson
Quacker College!

That's right folks, it's almost duck hunting season and if you haven't had your scattergun or your calls out of the closet since last year... you need some help! Luckily, Professor Robert Strong of Duck Calling University and is on the case! Join the "Dean of the Duck Call"...

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Sep 28, 2010 by Rob Endsley
Buzz Ramsey’s Moose

With hunting season in full swing my email account is starting to light up with photos from successful big game hunts from folks in the Outdoor Line network. I just recieved this photo and report from northwest angling legend and Yakima Bait Company marketing representative Buzz Ramsey after his recent...

by Rob Tobeck
Grays Harbor and Harry Connick, Mission Accomplished!!

I finally got the chance to fish the John's River mouth in Grays Harbor for salmon.  In the past, football and lack of knowledge about the fishery have always been in the way of me trying this great and sometimes wide open salmon fishery.  That all changed this past weekend when...

Sep 27, 2010 by Rob Endsley
Painted Skulls, the artwork of Jana Waller

On my office wall is a European skull mount of a beautiful whitetail that I harvested in Eastern Washington eleven years ago. While my knuckle-dragging friends and I think it's quite attractive, the rest of the folks that spy the antlered skull perched on the wall either give me an...

Sep 24, 2010 by Rob Endsley
Twenty Pounds of Rainbow Trout

 Guide Justin Crump grips Marina's 33 inch, 20 plus pound Bristol Bay drainage rainbow trout We'll have longtime Bristol Bay flyfishing guide Nanci Morris from Alaska Sportsman's Bear Trail Lodge in King Salmon, Alaska on the Outdoor Line tomorrow to talk about the sicko flyfishing that's happening right now for...

Sep 23, 2010 by Tom Nelson
Elk: Alone.

Larry Stauffer has a passion. The seeds of his passion, sown in his youth at his father's "duck shack" on the lower Skagit River, reached fruition in Idaho's high country when Larry's arrow found a Pope & Young class herd bull elk. Taking a record class bull elk with a...

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The Economic Benefits of Conservation

Bryan Irwin, the PNW Executive Director of CCA, recently wrote this article for, The Ripple Effect, a CCA newsletter for PNW members.  This article is a real eye opener. With his permission I am able to share it with you. When you examine the economics of recreational fishing, it’s clear...

Sep 22, 2010 by Rob Tobeck
New Derby Added to Northwest Salmon Series

NEW, Winter Blackmouth Derby to Offer $10,000 Prize The “Resurrection Derby” at Friday Harbor - Newest addition to the Salmon Derby Series Friday Harbor, WA (September 21, 2010) – The San Juan Islands Chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers is pleased to announce the Northwest’s newest salmon derby, The Resurrection...

by Rob Endsley
Are you ready for Opening Day?

The modern firearm general rifle season is less than a month away this year and we have a measly 8 days to score a buck in many of the Eastern Washington game management units, a little longer in Western Washington. That means you'd better have your game face on come...