I’m excited to announce another installment of Hidden Hole Fishing, Episode 3 is here! Check out a day of fishing for chinook with Nick Hock from this past summer. Fishing with nick is always a blast, and this trip was no exception. Also, keep your eyes peeled for Episode 4Read More →

2019’s coho season was an interesting one. At first it was full of promise, having been given record predictions of coho coming into the Columbia river, optimism was running high. Abundant fish and quick limits during the ocean openers seemed to confirm what we were being promised, coho madness wasRead More →

Milk and cookies, bread and butter, smoke and salmon, all timeless combinations. Of course, today, we are looking at smoked salmon, the quint-essential way to prepare a salmon, and perhaps the way most of us came to know it’s amazing flavor. People have been drying and preserving fish for hundredsRead More →

When you have achieved a goal, what is the next step? Where do you go, and how exactly do you step up to the next level? Logically you would choose a goal, make a plan to get there, and execute that plan. I, of course, am talking about winter steelheadRead More →

The Steelhead is know as the fish of 1000 casts. I have indeed found this to be true. I’ve been chasing steel for a while now, and I’ve been waiting patiently to check it off my list. It seems to be more elusive than other big river fish migrating towardRead More →

The secret to an excellent salmon dinner is the same as any recipe: FRESH ingredients. Hopefully you are lucky enough to have landed a Salmon very recently, if not, there is no shame in picking up a fresh cut of WILD caught Salmon from a specialty fish market. There areRead More →