Jan 29, 2013 by Tom Nelson
SHOW BIZ 2013!

For those of you that have not yet had the opportunity to attend, here's a "Virtual hot lap" around the 2013 Seattle Boat Show at Century Link Field!   Stabicraft is here in Boat Country's booth, showing off the new Pilot House design. One very salty ride here... Master Marine...

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Jan 26, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Northwest Outdoor Report

Bogachiel Best Bet in Forks Area Bill Myer from Anglers Guide Service (206-697-2055) in Forks said the Bogachiel River is currently fishing the best of all the rivers in the area. Myers said fishing has slowed down quite a bit with the low and clear water, but he’s still getting...

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Jan 24, 2013 by JPrincen
Going with the “Flow”

By Joseph Princen The past few weeks have been nothing short of challenging, trying to persuade those silvery ghosts to commit to the presentation you spent hours prepping, tying, wrapping and curing. One thing is certain, when it all works out there is nothing more spectacular than rolling fresh chrome...

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Jan 19, 2013 by Tom Nelson
Stabicraft 2600 Pilothouse

There's a dirty, little secret in the boating industry that no one is willing to admit or even talk about. The fact of the matter is that the Florida and southern California boating markets are so large that they tremendously influence domestic boat designs. If you want to appeal to...

Jan 17, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Any Time is a Good Time to Chase Wild Steelhead

Do you ever run into a situation where you are looking to find information on how a river is fishing? I do, and sometimes you just need to decide to make your way out to the river and get a report yourself. This is the situation that fellow Outdoor Line...

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Jan 12, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Northwest Outdoor Report

Hit Lake Washington for Winter Cutthroat Tom Pollock from the fishing counter at Sportco (253-922-2222) says he’s been hearing really good reports about the cutthroat fishing on Lake Washington. Customers have been catching cutthroat to 17 inches and one customer landed a 4 and a half pound cutty on the...

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Jan 10, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Green Sinkers’n Cut Plug Herring

All that dad and I brought with us blackmouth fishing on Puget Sound today were our mooching rods, some sinkers, and a couple dozen fresh herring from Narrows Marina. Reports of rock solid winter blackmouth fishing in Area 10 have been trickling in to the Outdoor Line for the last...

Jan 06, 2013 by Duane Inglin
Cured Tiger Prawns for Steelhead

How many different colors can you make your Tiger Prawn? I guess the question should be, "How many different colors of Nectar does Pautzke's actually produce"? If you said 5, then you are on the right track. With that, we will stick with the basics just to make sense of...

Jan 05, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Northwest Outdoor Report

First Razor Dig of 2013 Scheduled WDFW just approved the first razor clam dig of 2013, starting Tuesday (Jan. 8) at Twin Harbors and expanding to include Long Beach, Mocrocks, and Copalis beaches later in the week. Twin Harbors will be open from January 8th thru January 14th and Long...

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Jan 03, 2013 by Duane Inglin
Build an Insulated Box for your Little Chief Smoker

The ability to have fish, fowl, game and even cheese, turn out consistently good in your smoker comes down to a few control measures. I’m not going to waste your time telling you the absolute best wet or dry brine for fish. I am also not going to tell you how fantastic...