How-to Guides

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 […]

How to Easily Paint an Aluminum Boat (With Pictures)

Aluminum boats get used and abused.  At some point, it’s time to breathe new life into a boat with a fresh coat of paint.  Not everyone gets a shiny new fishing boat and if you’re like us, you may have recently acquired a well-used aluminum boat that has seen better […]

Trolling Perfection: Best Speeds for 11 Popular Game Fish

I’ll be the first to admit, fishing is not easy.  With so many variables to consider, it’s a small miracle when we can consistently catch fish while trolling.  Everything from water temperature, time of day, depth, lure color and line choice can impact your ability to catch fish.  One of […]

How to Successfully Fly Fish from Shore

All too often beginner fly anglers think that fly fishing requires a lot of space.  Therefore, most people assume catching fish means using a float tube, boat or wading into the water.   From my own personal experience, I have learned that’s not always the case.  Whether I’m hiking to […]

A Complete Guide to Cleaning Your Fishing Gear

After a long day and a cooler full of fish, your fishing gear is going to be nasty.  Slime, blood and bait grime is going to get on your rod, reel and just about anything you touch for that matter.  It’s a simple fact of life for anglers. Yeah, I […]