salmon

  1. Joel Henley

    FS NW Rods Scorpion 9’ 10-30lb Salmon Fishing Rods - NEW - $175 (Washougal)

    Selling 2 of my brand new salmon trolling rods. Brand new. It’s a 1 piece 9’ Scorpion by NW Rods. 10-30lb. Made specifically for trolling 360 degree dodgers/flashers... Pro Trolls and Leos w/ Brads super baits or 3.5 spinners. I bought a couple too many back in Aug. Brand New! Never Fished! Made...
  2. Perry Azevedo

    WTB Redington Torrent or older Sage Pulse

    Looking to pick up an 8wt that will work for both a streamer and salt setup. Preferably, I'm thinking an 8wt, though a 7wt could potentially work. Ideally, I’m looking for a Redington Torrent or a Sage Pulse (if the price was right). I would assume that the Torrent will be a little better in...
  3. Richard E

    FS Abel Super 7/8N, custom Atlantic Salmon finish

    Absolutely gorgeous reel, with every option. Yep, the drag knob is finished to match the reel. The spool handle was upgraded to metal (clear silver) to more closely match the reel finish. I even have an extra drag knob nut as a backup. Includes the factory box, cordura case, instructions...
  4. Perry Azevedo

    Central WA Salmon on the fly

    I just recently moved back to Wenatchee after a decade and a half away. Though I didn’t really get into fishing until I first picked up a fly rod 4 years ago, I do know several local hotspots for the various salmon runs. Trouble is, most all my fishing experience has been trout and bass (though...
  5. troutslayer1

    WTB Float Pontoon/ Raft

    Hey folks! I'm in search of a new stillwater float, preferably a pontoon or raft. I'd like to see what others may have available for sale! Please feel free to respond to the thread here directly, or shoot me a direct message. Cheers! Conner
  6. hardyguy

    FS Vintage Hardy Marquis Salmon No#1, mint in Case.

    SCARCE HARDY BROTHERS MARQUIS SALMON NO #1 "SALTWATER" FLY REEL in original makers case, circa 1970's, ....MINT.... BRASS FOOT, TWIN HANDLES. MADE IN ENGLAND NOW SOLD Local pick up always possible. Please P/M me if interested
  7. P

    FS Loop HiTec Salmon

    For Reel a Loop Hitec Salmon never fished spooled with 200 Yes 20 lb backing and 7wf f line . this is hard to find in New never used condition. Last one sold on vintage flytackle sold for 1890.00 I'm asking 1850.00 FIRM. Comes with Simms reel case.serious inquires only. I flyfished 26 yrs. Had a...
  8. Irafly

    Bios who have worked with Salmon Recovery?

    @Salmo_g @Smalma Others? A 4/5 th graders at the school I work at are working on a project and they need to interview someone for their Passion Project. Let me know if you would be interested in a phone or in person interview.
  9. Jeffer

    Atlantic salmon ban?

    Did I hear this correctly on the news just now? Washington State will ban Atlantic salmon?
  10. yellowlab

    FS Salmon, Tuna Charter License for Lease only

    Salmon, Tuna, Halibut, Crab, bottom fish guide charter license is available for lease for 1 or possibly 2 years. Includes annual renewal fees, prepaid in full at the time of licenses issuance. Permit is good up to 8 rod endorsements. $6000/year
  11. TJ Fisher

    Public participation in Salmon setting and rule simplification

    https://wdfw.wa.gov/news/feb1618a/ February 16, 2018 Contact: Kyle Adicks, 360-902-2664 Public can participate in 2018 salmon season-setting process, rule simplification OLYMPIA – State fishery managers have scheduled a variety of opportunities for the public to participate in setting...
  12. XP

    T Salmon Trolling Rod/Reel for Steelhead Float Rod/Reel

    Looking for a straight up trade for my Diawa DXS 9' Downrigger Rod and Okuma line counter reel for a steelhead float rod and reel. Open to a center pin, spinning or baitcaster - as long as it's quality.
  13. SPNYFISH

    FS Vintage English Salmon Hooks

    All 100 packs from Lee and Son , Redditch England. No rust or broken hooks. All like new. Came with some other stuff from the 50s-60's. So thats my guess at age. If I am off on the age or the price - please let me know. $35 shipped per 100 pack CONUS. International pays actual shipping. Will...
  14. Perry Azevedo

    Spey on lower Icicle or Wenatchee

    Wondering if anyone here has experience fishing for salmon in the lower Icicle or the Wenatchee? I grew up in the area but didn’t get into fly fishing until a few years ago (just prior to moving back) but have been primarily fishing trout & bass. I just learned how to fish for Steelhead via...
  15. solduc

    FS Wild steelhead and Atlantic salmon magazines and bunch of old grays sporting journals

    Box of 20 wild steelhead and salmon magazines and 30 Grays sporting journal late 70's through 90's vintage Lots of good reading $100 Pickup when you're out thus way fishing
  16. Bruce Baker

    Atlantic Salmon Net Pen Catastrophe Report

    The investigation into the Cooke Atlantic Salmon net farm catastrophe was completed last week by WDFW, Ecology, and DNR. The report of their findings was released yesterday. I have provided a link to the press conference that was held yesterday and recorded by TVW...
  17. Gyrfalcon2015

    EPA chooses Salmon over gold -good news!

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/27/politics/epa-alaska-salmon-fishery/index.html Since many here avoid the Conservation sub-forum, this is some GREAT NEWS to share ! "In a surprise reversal, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it is withdrawing its plan to suspend environmental...
  18. SUSteelie

    Hatching More Salmon to Feed Starving Puget Sound Orcas

    Endangered Orcas Are Starving. Should We Start Feeding Them? Saw this article this morning. Thoughts? My reaction was that the idea is pretty absurd, and that the understanding of salmon hatchery programs and how well they work by the people quoted/contributing in this article was excessively...
  19. U

    FS Hardy Marquis Salmon No. 2

    Hello All, I have an English made Hardy Marquis Salmon No 2 for sale. The reel is in excellent mechanical and cosmetic condition. It has been fished in the past, though not by me. I purchased it from a seller in England some years ago, for a now long gone, Winston BIIx 13'-3" 7wt. This reel was...
  20. troutslayer1

    FS Orvis RECON 9' 6wt For Sale

    9' 6wt Orvis Recon fly rod for sale Nearly new, used less than 5 times Looking to upgrade to a new H3 model Asking $325 OBO (Retail $449) Feel free to shoot me a message if interested, (stock photo attached, but can send photos upon request). Thanks, Conner
  21. Teemu87

    T Brand new Danielsson L5W Salmon reel

    Brand new Danielsson L5W 8Twelve salmon reel. Never used or even tested. Including box,pouch and papers. Made in Sweden. Good choise for 13-15footer. Looking trades to: Rods: Beulah Onyx, Platinum #7-8 Winston spey #7-8 Meiser #6-8 Reels : Hardy Zane, Hardy Perfect, Bougle ,Fortuna ,Uniqua...
  22. duggiefresh

    Help feed salmon at Carkeek Park with the Carkeek Watershed

    Just saw this, and it sounds like fun. Once my schedule starts leveling out, I plan on volunteering. http://parkways.seattle.gov/2018/01/11/help-feed-salmon-carkeek-park-carkeek-watershed/
  23. napawino (Roger Craft)

    Atlantic Salmon Farm Sues

    These people need to go away. Forever. http://q13fox.com/2018/01/05/salmon-farm-sues-after-state-cancels-its-lease/
  24. cabezon

    Salmon as ecosystem engineers

    We're all familiar with the important role that beavers have in changing the biology, chemistry, and geology of creeks; they are known as ecosystem engineers. But a recent publication from a team of scientists from WSU (Dr. Alexander Fermier) has implicated the activity of spawning salmonids...
  25. napawino (Roger Craft)

    FS Vintage Penn Salmon Reels. Like new

    These are, in order....a 309 and Jig Master. I have a new extra Penn spool for the Jig Master that is made from a phenolic material. The light spool really helps with eliminating birds nests when casting. It diminishes the inertia of a heavier spool. It will be included with the Jig Master...
  26. Chris Johnson

    Alert: Report Atlantic Salmon Catch

    Anglers Please do the following if an Atlantic salmon is caught What Atlantic salmon from a net pen look like – note large dark spots on gill plate What to do if an Atlantic salmon is caught: 1) kill it; take it home; freeze it for later possible pickup for examination (if not shortly contacted...
  27. Gyrfalcon2015

    400 pound, 9 foot extinct salmon species and others lost

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3889068/Five-million-year-old-extinct-super-salmon-9-FEET-long-mouth-spiked-teeth.html. Big fish ! Have always been fascinated by creatures that were lost in history or were simply a rung in the ladder of evolution-especially in this time with...
  28. duggiefresh

    2 Republicans seek immediate ban on Atlantic net pens

    https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/2-republicans-seek-immediate-ban-on-atlantic-net-pens-too-and-faster/
  29. S

    FS Hardy Marquis Salmon #2 spools

    Silver faced in good cond. Finding these is almost like getting a photo of a Samsquanch. TOUGH!!!! Two avail. 60$ each or both for 110$ plus actual price of shipping. Can text or email photos
  30. seldom seen

    WTB Hardy Marquis Salmon 2

    Anyone have a Hardy Marquis Salmon 2 they would be willing to part with?
  31. E

    T Salmon reels, saracione, peerless and hardy

    Peerless 6A Original pouch and papers. Used few times, so it is exellent condition. Saracione mark IV 4" Box, pouch, papers and tools. New Hardy bougle mkV 3 3/4 Centenary, racing green. + mkV 3 3/4 spool. Box, pouch, papers. Exellent condition. Hardy marquis disc 9/10/11 Numbered edition...
  32. Tinker

    NTR - Salmon Hooks

    I haven't found an answer to why salmon hooks have an loop formed by bending it back against the shank as the eye. Is there a reason?
  33. hirstjn

    FS Hardy Marquis Salmon 1

    This is the previous generation Marquis Salmon 1. Reel is in pristine condition. I've had it as a backup and am deciding to let it go now. Reel has about 150 yds of 30lb backing (might be more I can't remember exactly) SOLD
  34. Big Tuna

    FS Marquis Salmon 2 w/ extra spool

    English made, older silver faced Marquis Salmon 2 w/ an extra spool. Excellent shape w/ very strong check. Shows little wear for its age. $250 plus shipping.
  35. Dry Fly Dutchman

    FS Frankenstein steelhead intruder

    Steelhead season is upon us and this purple monsterslays. Tied a bunch of these for everyone here on the forum who's chasing unicorns this season. Tied voodoo queen style on OPST IS-51 shanks and gamakatsu octopus size 2 stinger hooks. $6/fly $60/dozen $6 shipping
  36. skitterbug

    FS Hardy Salmon Marquis 1 Spool

    English made Hardy Salmon Marquis 1 spool and original box. SOLD
  37. Porter

    60 Days to fix Atlantic Salmon Pens

    https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/environment/fish-farm-has-60-days-to-fix-net-pens-outside-seattle-as-1-million-atlantic-salmon-move-in/
  38. Seattle Gooner

    FS Orvis H2 8WT (890)

    Selling my 9' eight weight H2 for $325. Great rod for beach salmon and river steelhead. This rod is in excellent condition and shows little signs of use with normal cork wear and minor scratches on the blanks. The rod tube is in perfect shape with a few dings from transport. I will also...
  39. Riversidecountydrive

    FS Salmon / steelhead flies

    Thanks for supporting local fly tiers. For sale is 8 salmon steelhead flies in a couple colors. $25 shipped to your door. Cont. US. Paypal, venmo thanks.
  40. S

    WTB Pink Salmon Beach Flies

    Looking to pick up a dozen or so flies for fishing to Pink Salmon off the Puget Sound beaches. PM with details and pix. Thanks!
  41. winxp_man

    Wild salmon vs Hatchery fly take....

    Hello ladies and gents. So after coming back from my recent Alaska trip I got left with a question.... I might have had it answered before but not quite recall it. But the answer in basic words was that hatchery fish do not take or go after flies as much as wild fish do.... The specific species...
  42. francis james hunnycut

    FS Reddington RedFlyII fly reel

    In good condition. 4inch diameter. I would say it would fit nicely on a 7w-10w or on a small switch rod, up to 5w. It's not a fancy reel but it has a decent drag. There's even some backing on there I'll throw in for free. ;) I took the time to set up a paypal account, so that is an option...
  43. D

    FS Salt Water Beach flys for Salmon and Sea Run Cuts

    Good Variety for sale (boxes included) Best Offer - Moving to Arizona - Good Bye Salt!!! Dick Warnke alias Pram Man ... 253 740 1851
  44. S

    Atlantic Salmon

    Have heard for a couple sources (complete with pictures) that some Atlantic salmon have escaped from a net pen in the San Juan Islands. An unknown escaped but some fish have all ready been caught in Bellingham Bay. The last time there was a major number of escaped Atlantics in Puget Sound...
  45. D

    FS used salmon plugs

    large selection of salmon plugs $3.00 small ones
  46. D

    FS used salmon spoons

    large selection of salmon spoons. $3.00 each
  47. Shapp

    Trip Report Wallowa/GR & Lower Salmon River back to back

    Floated the Wallow/Grande Ronde (Minam to Wild Cat) and Lower Salmon River (Whitebird to Heller Bar) last week 115 miles floated in 7 days on the water total. The Wallowa/GR trip was for a trip I donated to a fundraiser auction. Many smallmouth caught on the lower Salmon. We also caught a 12...
  48. Klickrolf

    FS FS. Hardy Salmon Deluxe 12'6" 8/9 3pc rod

    Rod in excellent shape. Labeled as an 8/9wt. 12'6" and 3pc with internal ferrules. Reel seat will accept long foot reels. Nice rod in very good to excellent shape. Includes original sock but no tube. I fished it with a 9/10 Delta but think it would be excellent for short and heavy shooting...
  49. SMSNYDER

    Hardy Dutchess 4 " vs the marquis salmon 1?

    Any of you guys have info on the Hardy Dutchess 4 inch vs the New made in England Hardy Marquis salmon 1? I know you can palm the rims of both reels. Which one due you guys like?
  50. cabezon

    Pink salmon found in River Ness, Scotland

    This BBC story [http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-40569044] combines two common WFF themes. First, one of the frequent, humorous :) replies to any question about fish identity is "Atlantic salmon"; this story provides what must be the U.K. equivalent, "pink salmon"...