Author: Kendle

How to Catch Lake Whitefish in Washington State

Washington State has one of the most diverse fisheries in the country.  Even so, the majority of fishing pressure is on just a handful of popular gamefish species.  Walleye, bass, trout and panfish steal the show throughout most of the year, especially in the Columbia Basin.   The Columbia Basin […]

7 Great Beaches for Clamming in the Puget Sound

Providing fresh clams for your table is a fun and rewarding experience.  Clamming doesn’t require a lot of gear or money.  A license, shovel, and bucket are the only necessities.   Before heading out, stack the odds in your favor even more by making sure you’re going to a beach […]

Catch Bigger Trout with Trolling Flies: A Complete Guide

I’ve caught trout trolling with all sorts of tackle.  Everything from crankbaits, lake trolls, spoons and spinners.  But I’ve bagged some of my biggest trout by trolling flies.  I’m not the only one either.  Many anglers are going back to basics and taking advantage of the subtle, yet natural, presentation […]

5 Overlooked Lakes for Big Trout in Washington State

As avid anglers, we are always on the hunt for monster trout.  Whether we are targeting giant rainbows or chunky browns, Washington State has an abundance of opportunities for huge trout.   Every year, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife stocks hundreds of lakes with millions of trout.  While […]

Can You Use Nail Polish To Paint Fishing Lures (Tested)

Lures, jigs and spoons come in a huge assortment of eye catching colors.  This is mainly because anglers are notorious for switching lures with the hopes of enticing a strike with different colors.  Maybe golden shiner is the hot ticket today?  Or how about chartreuse? One thing is for sure, […]

The Ultimate Guide to Clam Digging in Washington State

The perfect blend of water, land and weather of the Pacific Northwest Coast combines to create some of the most diverse habitats for intertidal marine life in the world.  Hundreds of animal and plant species live along these shores in coexistence.   This article, focusing specifically on shellfish, will help […]