Photo of the Day: Scouting Trip Smallie Success

When your trout river is blown out, it’s time to see if anything else is biting.
Photo by Mike Canady

Mike Canady of Ellensburg Angler in Ellensburg, Washington, sent in this great photo of his fellow guide, Todd Fuchigami with a big fish and a big smile. The Yakima River was blown out, so. . .

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Pro Tips: The Joys of Sea-Run Cutthroats, and How to Catch Them

Written by: Leland Miyawaki, former Fishing Manager, Orvis Bellevue (WA)

A beautifully marked sea-run cutthroat caught on the surface with a Miyawaki Beach Popper.
Photo courtesy Leland Miyawaki

When fly fishers think of the Pacific Northwest, they think of wild rivers full of salmon and big wild steelhead. But when the salmon are still meandering their way down from Alaska and the. . .

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Story: Mis-Stepping on the Corporate Ladder

Written by: Jon Tobey

This fish might come up on Jon’s next annual review. . .and not in a good way.
Photo by Jon Tobey

My boss’s Outlook calendar looks like a poorly played game of Tetris, but I finally managed to sneak in a meeting for 3:30 on a Thursday afternoon: “Strategy and Tactics, Oncorhynchus. . .

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Video: Olympic Peninsula Steelhead are So Bright

As summer enters the home stretch, here’s a killer video about a completely different season: winter steelheading on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula’s tumbling glacial rivers. The filmmaker must have been psyched to have captured every piece of. . .

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