Nov 27, 2017 by Mark Yuasa
Trout fishing better than dealing with shopping mall crowds, and update on Sunday’s Tengu Derby

While hordes of people will be hitting the shopping malls in the days to come, many others will opt out and head to a year-round lake to catch trout. “It’s going to be an exciting time to go trout fishing (and) certainly a much more wholesome activity than going to...

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Feb 10, 2017 by Jason Brooks
5 Quick Tips for Trophy Steelhead

by Jason Brooks Big wild steelhead are starting to show in our Northwest rivers. This means it’s time to go fishing folks. Here are five quick tips to make your trip better. Upsize your gear - Once you set the hook and realize you have a big steelhead it’s nice to know you...

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Mar 07, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Flyfishing Leaders – The Steelhead Connection

By Dennis Dickson I would like to think my success in helping anglers find and catch steelhead has improved over time. I will openly admit, as a biologist I study  "cause and effect", "stimulus and response". I don't mind adhering to tradition as long as my personal experience concludes that...

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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...

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Dec 20, 2012 by Rob Endsley
Stuff Your Stocking with Salmon Sauce

By my count there's only five days until Christmas and some of you may be looking for an easy gift for the angler in your life that just loves to eat salmon. That's me...I love to eat salmon and everything else for that matter. A friend introduced me to Johnny's...

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Nov 16, 2012 by Rob Endsley
Sunglasses You Can Hide Behind

If you're looking for a Chistmas gift for the sportsman in your life or just want some super cool shades look no further than Costa's new lineup of polarized sunglasses in AP Realtree camo. Costa's camo series is available in their popular Fantail, Blackfin, Double Haul, and Zane frames and...

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Oct 06, 2012 by Rob Endsley
Northwest Outdoor Report

Man Loses Eye Shooting at Salmon A 51 year old man is recovering from injuries he received while shooting at salmon with a .22 caliber rifle on the Deschutes River near Olympia last Sunday. The man took a shot at what he thought was going to be dinner, only the...

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Feb 07, 2012 by Guest
Of Phones and Facebook

BY JEFF LUND. To understand fully the quandary I faced Saturday, I’ll have to volunteer that the first time I remember my cell phone ringing while fishing was in 2007. I was trout fishing on the Klawock River back home, where reception is spotty at best. But the call made...

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Feb 05, 2012 by Tom Nelson
Forecasting the salmon forecasts!

Football nuts have their NFL Combine and Draft, while us “salmon sickos” have the salmon run projections and the season setting process. If you’re a football fan fisherman…you’ve got a whole lot of “pre-seasoning” to do. So, in an effort to apply some “salmonid salve” to your off-season itch lets take a...

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Jan 25, 2012 by Rob Endsley
Words You Never Want to Hear in a Duck Blind

So, it’s been a while since I’ve written a blog of any significance. I write the Northwest Outdoor Report every week, but other than that my blog writing time has been limited for a month plus. By what? You axe. The usual culprits. Fishing, hunting, preparing for our busy summer...

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