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Monthly Archives: November 2011


World Class Triploid Rainbow Trout Fishing in North Central Washington – Fishing Rufus Woods Reservoir with Fire Bait

By Anton Jones | 11/26/2011 Looking to hook into the trout of a lifetime? Then head to North Central Washington's Rufus Woods Reservoir! This reservoir, part of the Columbia River, is impounded above Chief Joseph Dam and is best known for its world-class, trophy triploid rainbows. It's home to the current state record and there [...]

Phenomenal Year for Fishing

By Casey Kelley | 11/16/2011 For more than 75 years my family has taken pride in providing anglers with the highest quality salmon eggs on the planet and while we've seen up and down salmon runs in recent years, I'm thrilled to report that this year's crop of fish was superb! We are in the [...]

Tips To Catching More Clearwater River Steelhead

By John Albrich | 11/13/2011 Few will argue that Idaho's Clearwater River is one of top steelhead fisheries in the world. I'm lucky enough to live and guide on this steelheader's paradise. Beginning July 1st the Idaho Fish and Game opens the river to catch and release steelheading. This is when I start experimenting. Retention [...]

Pautzke’s New Fire Brine Torches the Southern Oregon Coast

By Paul LeFebvre | 11/06/2011 Fall Chinook salmon fishing on the Southern Oregon Coast is mostly a troll fishery. While some of our coastal streams remain barren of fall Chinook until later in the year due to low and clear water conditions, the Lower Rogue River, Coos system and Coquille River provide consistent action for [...]