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2018 Washington and Oregon Fishing Calendar

David Paul Williams - January 30, 2018

It's time to get your angling game plan together for the coming months. To help map where and when


Northwest Deer in the Late Season

Game & Fish Staff - November 21, 2017

Shutterstock image Deer hunters in Washington and Oregon can still fill a tag using these tips

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KOKANEE: Best Tactics to Catching More Fish

Scott Haugen - May 09, 2017

Try jigging and trolling your way to more kokanee this spring.Photo Courtesy of

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2017 Washington and Oregon Family Fishing Destinations

Terry Sheely - May 05, 2017

Washington and Oregon offer plenty of great fishing waters, and most anglers have their favorite

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340K Fingerlings Lost at Trout Hatchery

Game & Fish Online Staff - March 29, 2017

Trout fingerlings lost at a Washington hatchery due to recent heavy rains will be replaced by


2017 Western Bass Fishing Forecasts

Game & Fish Online Staff - March 16, 2017

Looking for the best bass fishing waters near you, or in any other state? We've collected all

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2017 Washington/Oregon Fishing Forecast

David Paul Williams - January 26, 2017

So you are sitting at home, listlessly scanning through your Facebook account. All the posts seem

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The Best Winter Trout Flies

David Paul Williams - December 19, 2016

Fly-fish for trout in winter? Some would say that's crazy. Those in the know say heck yes. Here's


Best Tactics for Catching Winter Smallmouth Bass

David Paul Williams - November 13, 2016

  Everybody knows smallmouth bass are summer fish — that they just hunker down during the

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Northwest 2015 Fishing Calendar

David Paul Williams - January 26, 2015

Many anglers know the key to catching coldwater trout is fishing slow and deep. So many places to

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State-Record Tiger Muskie Caught in Washington

Charlie Puckett - August 14, 2014

Photo Courtesy of David Hickman While the international community of muskellunge hunters


Top Places for Bass Fishing in Washington

Jeff Samsel - April 04, 2014

With spring quickly springing, the bass fishing on various rivers and lakes will heat up soon.


Your Best Spring Fishing in Washington

Gary Lewis - March 19, 2014

Spring fishing in Washington has never been better. Whether you're angling for steelhead or

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Top Places to Go February Steelhead Fishing in Washington & Oregon

Gary Lewis - February 18, 2014

Finding a place to wet a line is easy, but what you want to know is where to find the best

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Northwest Steelhead Fishing

Terry Otto - July 10, 2012

I was beginning to think there were no steelhead in the river when a jolting strike woke me from

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Back-Bouncing For Columbia River Sturgeon

Scott Haugen - May 31, 2012

When it comes to salmon fishing, back-bouncing is one of my favorite approaches. So, when good

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Top Spots for Washington/Oregon Fishing in 2012

Gary Lewis - February 22, 2012

You want to be there when the run is at its peak and the fish are biting. This year we did the

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Tactics for Spring Chinook!

Terry Otto - February 21, 2012

"Boys, I'm getting bit! I'm getting bit!" I said. The boat erupted with activity. Guys reeled in

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