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Jake
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A good 5wt rod is a jack-of-all-trades. A tool that will throw an indicator rig one minute, dries the next, and chuck small streamers as daylight fades to evening. Like a good pair of jeans, a good 9' 5wt is comfortable, versatile, and should cover your ass in every situation. Bottom line up...
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Capt. Nick Clayton
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Have you heard that albacore tuna can be caught on the fly off the Washington/Oregon coast during the summer and early fall months? Have you ever wondered what such a trip would be like? As many of you know, I captain a charter boat that specializes in single day trips for albacore tuna, and...
Evan Burck
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From ECHO: VANCOUVER, Wash., Nov. 8 – ECHO Fly Fishing’s original Boost fly rods are renowned for their crisp, fast action and balance of power and precision. Updated for 2023, the new Boost Fresh series is designed to help anglers who possess an aggressive casting stroke and are looking for...
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Jake
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Original Discussion Link We lost all of our non-smoked meat in the 3-day power outage, so it’s time to stretch what we have until the freezers are full again. So, smoked salmon chowder it is. • 3 tablespoons butter • 1 medium yellow onion, diced • 2 stalks celery, diced • 6 cloves...
Evan Burck
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I had a lot of rockfish, lingcod and cabezon to experiment with this year, so have been messing around with a few different ideas. I think I've dialed in something that is going to be a mainstay in my rotation here. General idea: I cut the meat in to roughly 1-2" chunks. Each gets coated in...
Evan Burck
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Proper fish handling techniques are simple and can be applied across species. The more techniques you employ increases the likelihood that released fish will survive to spawn (or be caught again). Keeping sportfish populations strong begins with individual fish. Minimize fight time. Exhausted...
Evan Burck
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I always struggle with the response, because this is a flawed question. As a flawed person, often my response isn't ideal. But you're ok to ask it, because you likely don't know enough at this point to know the right question to ask. And that is ok! Learning is a big part of the fun of this...
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