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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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...

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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...

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Jan 13, 2018 by Jason Brooks
4 Tips for Taking More Coyotes

by Jason Brooks With winter in full swing and our big game season’s over the hunter who doesn’t chase waterfowl might be finding themselves wishing it was still October. But there are a few other things that those who prefer to chase after ungulates instead of fowl can do right...

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Dec 22, 2017 by Jason Brooks
Rifle Review: Kimber Mountain Ascent

by Jason Brooks Being a backcountry hunter for the past thirty-plus years I have learned that weight is everything. Over the years I have hunted far from the trailhead and in the early years I started with an all-steel Remington Model 141 Gamemaster chambered in 35 Remington and topped with...

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Dec 06, 2017 by Rob Endsley
Graybill’s Tips for Catching Lake Chelan Kokanee

By Dave Graybill We are blessed with many clear and calm days throughout the winter months here in Eastern Washington. That will encourage kokanee anglers to launch their boats to take advantage of the great kokanee fishing available to them on Lake Chelan. The good kokanee fishing in the winter...

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Dec 01, 2017 by Rob Endsley
Make This Now: Duck Banh Mi Sliders

By Julie Cyr Make This Now: Duck Banh Mi Sliders By Julie Cyr Banh Mi is, of course, a Vietnamese hybrid sandwich.  These field to table sliders are great for lunch or a casual dinner. Slaw: 1 large carrot, cut into matchsticks 1 (4 inch) piece daikon radish, cut into...

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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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Sep 04, 2017 by Mark Yuasa
Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor receive top billing for autumn salmon fishing

By Mark Yuasa Now that ocean salmon fisheries have concluded, it’s time for anglers to shift attention to estuaries and lower tributaries as fish migrate upstream heading into autumn. One area garnering plenty of notice lately is Willapa Bay where a king forecast of 36,805 (32,674 are of hatchery origin)...

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Sep 03, 2017 by Tom Nelson
Fall Anglers will be Busy With Kings and Walleye

By Dave Graybill Fall in North Central Washington is most often the favorite season for anglers in the region.  Our weather cools a bit and it makes it more appealing to be out on the water after the heat of summer.  While the weather is cooling there are a couple...

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