Washington Summer Steelhead Fishing 2014

May 28, 14 Washington Summer Steelhead Fishing 2014

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This year’s summer fishing season should give folks plenty of opportunities to catch Summer Run Steelhead in every corner of Washington State. Returns for 2014 summer-runs look very strong, and I anticipate that it will be a great season. Washington state is such a unique place, with a drastic range of environs, from the pine...

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Giving Thanks for Early Winter Steelhead

It was another unforgettable Thanksgiving Day. The day was spent with friends and loved ones and was another reminder that we all have so much to be truly thankful for. Our traditional Thanksgiving morning fishing trip that was underway shortly after day break was followed by a great time with friends and a phenomenal meal with the...

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Humptulips Salmon Derby Oct 1-26 2013

Oct 01, 13 Humptulips Salmon Derby Oct 1-26 2013

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Fall Salmon fishing on the Washington Coast just got a little more interesting with the announcement that there will once again be a Salmon Derby on a local favorite: the Humptulips River. The 5th Annual Humptulips River Salmon Derby offers anglers the chance to enter their trophy Chinook and Coho Salmon for hefty prizes. This...

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Washington’s Coastal Steelhead are here!

Feb 01, 13 Washington’s Coastal Steelhead are here!

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Team guide Ray scores three nice steelhead to take home and battled that again yesterday on the OP! We are getting towards the end of hatchery fish on the coast. While we have seen some great hatchery steelhead fishing on Washington’s central coast, the big wild fish are generally bigger and extremely aggressive! Up next the...

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Humptulips River Salmon Derby 2012

Sep 26, 12 Humptulips River Salmon Derby 2012

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Check out details on this year’s Humptulips River Salmon Derby. Not only is this an extremely fun event, but it also benefits a great cause! All proceeds benefit the Humptulips Volunteer Fire Department. Last year’s winner was guide Joe Superfisky and crew of Superfly’s Guide Service. Just like last year, the...

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Humptulips River: 2012 Salmon Fishing Primer

Sep 22, 12 Humptulips River: 2012 Salmon Fishing Primer

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The Humptulips River is one of Western Washington’s most popular fall salmon rivers, and for good reason. Even before the first fall rains cause salmon to flood upstream in the rising coastal rivers, Chinook (King), Coho (Silver) and Chum (Dog) salmon begin to stage in the tidewater stretch near the mouth of the Humptulips...

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Olympic Peninsula Steelhead Report

Mar 29, 12 Olympic Peninsula Steelhead Report

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We planned our annual Olympic Peninsula Steelhead Camp for this week. As plans often do, ours changed drastically. The initial game-plan was a three day trip, fish a few of our favorite southern/central Olympic Peninsula rivers out of the drift boat, and set up a tent camp somewhere between the Hoh and Humptulips. On the drive...

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Fish Firsts….Round Two!

Mar 11, 12 Fish Firsts….Round Two!

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Apparently, there are very few Steelhead fishing opportunities in Arizona. I was completely unaware of this, that is until I received a call from an AK client of mine from Phoenix who needed to get a fishing fix! Robert flew into Seattle, rented a car, and headed to the coast to meet me. Rob’s a great fisherman, who has...

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Dan’s First Steelhead

Feb 10, 12 Dan’s First Steelhead

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We had three days of great steelhead fishing this week, even though Mother Nature didn’t cooperate. Well, Okay…only a winter steelhead fisherman can complain about hot weather and sunshine in February DAY ONE Fished a low/clear Humptulips River. With low flows and gin clear water, we figured it would be a tough...

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Hammered Humptulips Hatchery Coho

***Check out the 2012 Humptulips River Outlook!*** Well, we hammered ‘em! It was freezing cold this morning…my dash gauge showed 24 degrees, luckily I had a full propane tank for my drift boat heater! Hatchery silvers were a total no-show throughout the entire season, but they made up for it today. I would say fishing...

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Humptulips River November 10 Report

Nov 10, 11 Humptulips River November 10 Report

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***Check out the 2012 Humptulips River Outlook!*** We’re back at it on the Humptulips and fishing was GREAT!!! We had sunshine and warm weather today and plenty of fall salmon fishing action. Yet again, we didn’t see any hatchery Coho but did get into a few dandy fall Chinook. Monica tagged a nice king of about 25lbs,...

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Humptulips River November 6 Report

Nov 06, 11 Humptulips River November 6 Report

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***Check out the 2012 Humptulips River Outlook!*** We had another amazing day yesterday with plenty of action on the Humptulips River! I had my buddy Ryan onboard, and he crushed them. We launched early, and right off the bat popped several Wild Coho and a few Chinook float fishing salmon eggs. We released a few Kings in the 15...

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