Author: Joshua

5 Best Trolling Rods for Trout: Our Top Picks

Just about every angler we know has tried trolling for trout.  It is a highly effective fishing method that allows you to cover lots of water and catch more fish.   What we love most about trolling is the process of refining your gear to achieve the optimum setup for […]

11 Best Surf Fishing Lures You Need to Try

Blue skies, soft sand and endless schools of big, beautiful fish swimming along miles of coastline.  What’s not to like about surf fishing?  Whether you are fishing the Pacific or the Atlantic, surf fishing is an addicting sport that’s easy for all anglers to enjoy. The best part about surf […]

6 Best Lakes for Big Kokanee in Washington State

The demand for quality kokanee fishing has reached a new level in Washington State.  As fewer salmon and steelhead return to Puget Sound tributaries, more anglers are embracing the thrill of catching kokanee.   Kokanee salmon are a landlocked sockeye salmon which are heavily stocked in Washington lakes and reservoirs.  […]

How to Find Crappie on a New Lake

I can’t think of anything more frustrating than going to a new lake and not finding fish.  With fish that seem easy to catch, such as crappie, getting skunked just adds insult to injury.   On a lake you know and fish often, finding crappie is straight forward.  Just go […]

Are Rubber Nets Better for Fish

Anglers around the world are practicing catch-and-release fishing more than ever before.  With an eye towards conservation and ethical fishing habits, taking care of the fish we catch means better fishing opportunities for everyone.   Nets have come a long ways since I scooped up my first trout.  That nylon […]