How-to Guides

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 […]

Fishing for Tiger Trout: A Complete Guide

What’s not to like about tiger trout?  With a mean disposition, they will readily take your bait and once hooked up, tiger trout fight with all the fury of a charging rhino.  Not to mention, their stunning colors and vermiculated markings are a treat for your eyes.  It’s no wonder […]

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 […]