Photos and Story: Cold Water on the Yakima

Written by: Chuck Coolidge
The author with a Yakima rainbow on a cold November day. Photos by Chuck Coolidge
What do you do when you’re upland bird hunting in Washington State but need to give the dogs a rest (this applies to your feet as well as the actual animals)? It’s an easy solution. Drive twenty minutes to the Yakima River, and experience the same amazing . . .
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Video Pro Tips: How to Fish Streamers in the Fall

Fall is a time when many anglers get excited about casting big, meaty flies to trout that are gorging before the long winter. Here's a very useful video from Sean Visintainer of Washington’s Silver . . .
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Trout Bum of the Week XLVII: KynsLee Scott

A native Montanan, KynsLee has built her life around fly-fishing for a variety of species. Photo by PNW Guide Service
KynsLee Scott ("Kyns" to her friends) is an instructor and guide for Blackfoot River Outfitters in Missoula, Montana. She's also the Owner/Outfitter of KS Steelhead Guide Service in . . .
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Podcast: Top-Secret Steelhead Tips with Stefan Woodruff

Stefan Woodruff shows off a sweet steelhead. Photo via Facebook
In this podcast Stefan Woodruff—senior guide with Ellensburg Angler in Washington State—reveals (some of) his secrets for catching steelhead, plus an overview of the steelhead . . .
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Classic Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Winter Trout in the Pacific Northwest

Written by: Stefan Woodruff, Ellensburg Angler
Winter fishing in the PNW involves going tiny with midges or going big with streamers. Photo courtesy Ellensburg Angler
For most, winter fly fishing in the Pacific Northwest revolves around one species: winter steelhead. And while chasing chrome-bright fish in swollen coastal rivers can be a challenging and . . .
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Photo of the Day: Klickitat Steel

John Popich is all smiles as he prepares to release a healthy steelhead. Photo by Jonny Boitano
Reader John Popich of Shoreline, Washington, sent in this great photo of a buck steelhead he landed on the Klickitat River in Eastern Washington. The Klickitat hosts some large . . .
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Video: “Desert Drift” Trailer by Todd Moen

Here’s the latest killer video from Todd Moen, of Catch Magazine, featuring angler Jennifer Mitchell casting poppers on "a top-secret bass-filled, desert ditch loaded with hungry. . .
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Meet the Winner of Our Fourth of July Giveaway!

Dan Nolten shows off a huge rainbow from eastern Washington. Photo courtesy Dan Nolten
Our Fourth of July Made-in-the-USA Giveaway received more than 12,000 entries, and when I hit the button to reveal the randomly selected winner this morning, the name that popped out was. . .
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