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Best fishing of the year? It may be now.

A limit of Wilson River steelhead.

Tillamook county had a good week of fishing. Everywhere it should have been good, it was and much of the week, the fishing was excellent. Knowing you’re on fish is always nice and it caused me to wonder, “Will this years’ winter steelhead season be the best fishing of the year?” Double digit days fishing […]

Fall Fishing- Ready, set, GO!

salmon caught with guide Lance Fisher on the Columbia River near Astoria and Buoy 10

The next four months are really the creme de la creme for Salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest. Millions of Salmon will make their way into their natal rivers over the course of the next several months and we’ll be there, with rods, reels and barbeque’s in hand. I’ll be starting the season this year […]

Winter Steelhead Fishing- Yes it’s time for another year

Winter Steelhead- Wilson, Trask, Nestucca and Sandy Rivers

Small rivers and the opportunity to fish them for steelhead is one of my favorite things. They fight hard of course and not everyone can catch them. It makes it all interesting, challenging and even rewarding. Last year’s early run was nothing to write home about, but the late run offered up some pretty incredible […]

Klickitat River Salmon Fishing Beat Down

Could Klickitat River Salmon fishing get any better? Superlitives really don’t do justice to the fishing that is happening right now at the mouth of the Klickitat River on the Columbia.  BIG numbers and it seems like it’s just getting better.  Adults, jacks and an occassional sturgeon just can’t help themselves with the finally cured […]

Pray for rain?

Yes I said it.  I’d like you all to pray for rain.  No, I haven’t lost my marbles.  I’m of perfect, well, somewhat perfect mind and I’d really like to go steelhead fishing. This years winter has, to this point, put the dampers on much of the steelhead fishing that we could have experienced by […]