Apr 17, 2013 by Duane Inglin
The Best Salmon Chips EVER…

Every once in awhile, through trial and error, you come up with something pretty good. That would be the case with my Salmon Chips. Only this time, I came up with something Damn Good.... I started making'em for the guys at work a couple years ago and kept refining it until I...

Mar 13, 2013 by Duane Inglin
Beau Mac Floats, More Options Then Ever

I have been a big fan of Beau Mac Floats for years. For me, I'm sold on the quality and the variety of floats now offered by Beau Mac. I look for several things when I am looking for a quality float. First and foremost is durability. I don’t like fishing floats...

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Feb 20, 2013 by Duane Inglin
Fishing Pink Rubber Worms for Steelhead

The 2012-2013 Steelhead season has, as we've discussed on "The Outdoor Line", shaped up to be a big fish year. Both hatchery fish and natives alike have made more than one fisherman perform a double take because of their eye-poppin' size. Check out some of the mondo steelhead we've taken time to post...

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 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...

Dec 28, 2012 by Duane Inglin
The Ultimate Steelhead Rag

Fishing rags for steelhead has actually been around longer then I have been fishing. A few guys have told me they were fishing rags back in the 1960’s. My Dad started fishing rags on the Puyallup and Carbon Rivers back in the eighty's. I’m not sure where he saw it, or came up...

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Dec 24, 2012 by Duane Inglin
The Worlds Best Smoked Duck

The reality is, there is more than one way to cook a duck. The first time I brought my limit of seven ducks home I wasn't exactly sure how I was going to cook’em or what I wanted to try. The one thing I knew for certain, is that after...

Dec 20, 2012 by Duane Inglin
How to Make a Durable Yarnie for Steelhead

There is obviously more then one way to tie a yarnie. When it comes to creating Steelhead lures I want to be certain of two things. One, what I am using needs to look and perform as I envisioned it and two, I want to make sure it’s durable. Having confidence in what...

Dec 16, 2012 by Duane Inglin
Every-Body, Needs a Buddy

Every-body needs a Buddy, as in "Portable Buddy". Mr. Heater has been making portable heaters for years. A couple years ago when I sold my aluminum drift boat I left the attached heating system that I installed in the boat. It worked great for that boat, as I had multiple Mr....

Dec 04, 2012 by Duane Inglin
Steelhead Egg Candy in a Wet Brine

I recently received a small cooler with 24 fresh Steelhead skeins in it from a good buddy of mine. "Thank You Andy". The timing is perfect as I was hoping to get some more eggs and get them cured up in one of my favorite and easiest Steelhead cures, that...