May 30, 2018 by Jason Brooks
High Country Trout!

High Country Trout by Jason Brooks With Memorial Day weekend over and the “unofficial” start of summer it is time to dust off the hiking boots and fill up the backpacks. A higher than normal snow pack is coming off of the mountains quickly as May turned out to be...

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May 03, 2018 by Tom Nelson
Englefield Bay: Your annual angling trip of a lifetime!

To be completely honest, I cannot really recall how I became aware of the magnificent fishing in the Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii) but I'm certain that I was a very young angler that was quite impressionable. However, the reverent tones that this incredible location inspired among the anglers that...

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Apr 23, 2018 by Jason Brooks
Tips for Washington Special Permit Hunts

Tips for Washington Special Hunt Permit Draws! by Jason Brooks The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife published the 2018 hunting regulations last week. This means hunters need to start planning out their hunts now. Special permit applications can be filed until midnight on May 23rd so be sure to look...

Mar 14, 2018 by Jason Brooks
Backcountry Gear Starters

Gear to get you started hunting the backcountry by Jason Brooks For the backcountry hunter and hikers there really is no “off season” but instead the “adjustment season”. When the snows are too deep to get safely into the high country then it is time to organize and critique our...

Jan 30, 2018 by Jason Brooks
5 Tips for High Water Steelhead

5 TIP’S FOR HIGH WATER STEELHEAD by Jason Brooks Two weeks of rain and counting with more to come. It seems like our rivers and streams will never come back “into shape” and our winter steelhead season continues to dwindle down from months to weeks. Rain and high water makes...

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Jan 04, 2018 by Jason Brooks
Tips for a Successful Late Season Quail Hunt

by Jason Brooks With just a few weeks left in the upland bird hunts for Washington it is time to start changing up tactics a bit to increase your success on late season quail. The birds have been hunted hard now for several months but thanks to these small and...

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Dec 04, 2017 by Rob Endsley
How Much Should I Pay for a Scope?

By Wayne Van Zwoll Accuracy follows precise aim. But useless features are a money pit. Maybe you should spend less! Many of the biggest animals in B&C records fell to rifles with iron sights. Jim Jordan’s whitetail. John Plute’s elk. Zack Elbow’s Quebec-Labrador caribou, Ed Broder’s mule deer. You might...

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Nov 29, 2017 by Tom Nelson

Living in western Washington, you get used to being around people. Lots of people... That's not a good thing if you're a rifle hunter,.. bust your butt to get to the ridge top only to find more souls in blaze orange than you do game animals. Don't get me wrong, I love my...

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Nov 21, 2017 by Jason Brooks
Catch More “B” Run Coho this Holiday Season

by Jason BrooksWith all of the rain predicted this week and warmer temperatures making for swollen rivers that means that the "B" run Coho will be arriving! Fish have been trickling in for the past few weeks, pushing in with the last of the chums. Now that the wet weather...

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Nov 08, 2017 by Jason Brooks
Very Few Bucks in Idaho’s Backcountry, Elk Abound

Hunt Report: Idaho! by Jason Brooks Spending this past week in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness I found myself in an unusual situation. After putting up the wall tent and unpacking our gear for the week as the Cessna 206 flew away leaving us in solitude I...

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