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HARVEST TROUT, SALMON, AND OCTOBER CADDIS   The yellow and orange hues of October herald the onset of fall.  Fall is the time of harvest trout, the ubiquitous sea run cutthroat, as they start to congregate near their natal streams

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Silvers Are Coming!

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The silvers are coming!  The silvers are coming!  I am reminded of Tattoo heralding the arrival of a silver airplane to Fantasy Island.  The silvers are coming! And the silvers are indeed coming.  It will not be long before numerous

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What’s Happening this Summer?

SIMPLY A SALMON HIATUS Despite what many anglers may think, salmon fishing is not really closing; there simply is a 11-day hiatus.  Area 9 adjacent to the northern part of Kitsap Peninsula including Point no Point closed to king salmon

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Love the past!

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BIG FISH OPPORTUINITIES By Richard Stoll While silvers are in fast decline throughout Puget Sound, Chum salmon have yet to peak. This good news because salmon fishing with the exception of chum salmon has closed in Marine areas 9 and

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As violent winds and heavy rains buffeted over the past week Puget Sound, six and a half million pink salmon made their ways to rivers full to overflowing with freshet water.  After a very dry summer it appears at least

Posted in blog, Fly Fishing, Fly Rod, salmon

Straight Poop on the Quillayute system fishing closure

The details from Jim Kerr, Raincoast Guides Posted: 30 Jul 2015 08:57 PM PDT Yes, we are still fishing, and catching a bunch of fish. We have enough water in some rivers to last quite a while,but the Quillayute System(Sol

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Fly anglers beware! Pink salmon, somewhat affectionately known as humpies for the hump back males develop when they enter rivers to spawn, are invading Puget Sound by the millions. The pull of the line by these great fighting fish will

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LOCAL FLY FISHING OPPORTUNITIES Richard Stoll Peninsula Outfitters, Poulsbo, Washington   The weather is spectacular and the fishing is great.  The fishing promises to be better than ever this year with numerous angling opportunities.  Following are just a few. Alpine

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Toward the deep end of October, throughout November, chum salmon don grizzly tooth-ridden faces, black, purple, and green slashed coats, and humped backs.  The colors are spawning recognition characteristics.  Their skin becomes thick with the mucous that allows them to

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