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Fishing report: December 3rd, 2011, it’s December and it’s time for anglers to start thinking steelhead.

NORTHWEST WASHINGTON FRESHWATER      If its December then its time for anglers to start thinking steelhead. There have already been reports of fish taken from the Cascade River, a tributary of the Skagit, and rumors of fish hooked in the Nooksack as well. Keep in mind that there is an emergency closure of the North Fork […]

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Article: Rigging for Fly Fishing

Excerpt from a new article courtesy of Cascades Flyfishing Expeditions: Terminal tackle is a term more frequently used in the conventional fishing world; however, in my mind, it applies to any component in your fly fishing rigging that could fail, i.e. – the knots, the leader material and the fly. Rigging Overview When rigging a fly […]

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Updated Fishing Access pages

We’ve recently updated our Fishing Access pages to be more specific to each area. By breaking out Whatcom, Skagit, the San Juan Islands, and more into specific areas it should be easier to navigate and find fishing areas. We changed the top navigation from Lakes & Rivers pages to read Fishing Access. Fishing Access >>

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Free Fishing Weekend 2011

The free fishing weekend offered by the WDFW is this weekend, June 11th and 12th. Trout, salmon, halibut, and more are all on the table. During those two days, no license will be required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open to fishing in Washington state. Also, no vehicle use permit will be […]

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May 25th Fishing Report posted

FISHING REPORT May 25, 2011 By Ken Shagren, Fishing Pro Staff, Dave’s Sports Shop NORTHWEST WASHINGTON FRESHWATER Many Whatcom and Skagit county lakes have now settled into steady action after a relatively hot first couple of weeks. Limits are not necessarily a guarantee at Lake Padden and Toad Lake as was the case for many […]

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