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Fly Fishing for Deschutes River Steelhead

Source: Chris O’Donnell The Lower Deschutes River is one of the West’s richest and most rewarding rivers, offering anglers two distinct fisheries and 100 miles of prime “real estate” to fish. The lower river’s resident trout are primarily native rainbows, locally known as redsides. The Deschutes also hosts a summer and fall run of steelhead […]

Free Fishing Days in Oregon

Free Fishing Weekend has expanded in Oregon and now includes select days in early June, after Thanksgiving and around New Year’s. You won’t need licenses, tags or endorsements those days but must follow other rules for fishing, crabbing and clamming.

Recreational Crabbing: Occasional Closures

The latest recreational crabbing news for Oregon, including temporary closures and re-openings.

Best Tiger Muskie Fishing in Washington

Tiger muskies are one of Washington’s most intriguing (but elusive) game fish, and they grow very large here. These toothy giants are very hard to catch, but when one smashes your lure it’s an experience you’ll never forget. Tiger muskies are a sterile hybrid cross between a muskellunge (or true muskie) and a northern pike, […]

Best Smallmouth Bass Fishing in Washington

Washington has tons of exceptional places to catch smallmouth bass. Here are some worthy of your bronzeback bucket list.