Fishing Advice

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.  […]

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 […]

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, […]

Can You Use a Trolling Motor in Saltwater

Electric trolling motors help anglers catch more fish.  Whether you are using it to reposition your boat for the perfect cast or you are tracking down finicky trout with trolling spoons, the electric trolling motor has made its mark on freshwater fishing. Those same benefits have also caught the eye […]

Can You Troll for Largemouth Bass

Trolling might be the “bread and butter” for walleye and trout anglers but utter the word “trolling” among bass anglers and prepare for some dirty looks.  In all my years of bass fishing, I have never seen a hard-core bass angler target largemouth by trolling.  That got me thinking.  Is […]