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. Perry Azevedo

    Wenatchee River salmon

    Is anyone currently out on the Wenatchee River swinging for salmon? I haven't had any luck yet. Wondering what flies I should be using and if anyone would want to go out with me? I’m also thinking I may try the Entiat as I’ve been seeing a bunch of gear fishermen posting their catches the past...
  4. Perry Azevedo

    Skykomish River Chinook

    Anyone want to go swing for Chinook in the Skykomish this weekend or next?
  5. Kevin Coleman

    What's your Coho setup?

    I'm gearing up for my first summer Coho season. Mostly going to be fishing from beaches in the north sound. Would love to learn about your favorite setup. Rod? Line? Flies?
  6. Perry Azevedo

    Yakima Chinook

    So, they opened the lower Yakima for Chinook on May 18th. With the higher-than-normal flows, I skipped trying to fish the opening and stuck to fishing the lakes this weekend. However, it seems that the flows may be dropping now...
  7. 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...
  8. S

    2018 salmon seasons

    Hot off the press- Curt
  9. 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...
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Go Fish

    The end of Salmon fishing.....

    With all the reports coming out of Canada, and NOF negotiations, it is looking very bleak for any Salmon season at all. I could join the protests about this but when a resource is gone whats the point? Poor fisheries management (you bet). Over harvest by the tribes (you bet). Add in the blob...
  13. 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...
  14. 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.
  15. Squamishpoacher

    Washington State Senate Bans Atlantic Salmon Farming

    Please request that your senators after taking this bold step, put pressure on the BC government to do the same. Escaped diseased Atlantics do not recognize the border between us. The last thing our elected politicians want to do is listen to the public so our voice isn't being heard. Maybe a...
  16. Jeffer

    Atlantic salmon ban?

    Did I hear this correctly on the news just now? Washington State will ban Atlantic salmon?
  17. 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
  18. TJ Fisher

    Public participation in Salmon setting and rule simplification 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...
  19. Bob Smith

    2018 Salmon Regulation Process Underway

    Copied and pasted from the PFMC: Review of 2017 Ocean Salmon Fisheries Available on Pacific Fishery Management Council's Website The Salmon Technical Team and staff of the Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) have prepared this stock assessment and fishery evaluation document as a...
  20. S

    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.

    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...
  22. S

    Salmon size and Orcas

    Thought that some here might find the following of interest Curt
  23. 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...
  24. 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
  25. 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...
  26. Jake Dogfish

    Guaranteed 2019 Area 7 Salmon season! “Area 7B Gillnet open 24 hours per day from 7:00 AM 9/24 until midnight 11/04” $155 transfer fee and $585 yearly renewal. Not only can you fish area 7 Chinook, you also can participate in all the other commercial gillnet fisheries...
  27. Gyrfalcon2015

    EPA chooses Salmon over gold -good news! 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. Salvy

    juvenile life history of coho salmon in PS and SJF

    All, I'm currently doing a literature review for immature Coho salmon use of habitat in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound- or all of the Salish Sea to make this complete. I'm wondering who has information on depth use of Coho salmon based on size. Fish typically utilize deeper...
  31. 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
  32. dustind

    Smoked salmon

    Its been a couple years since I have smoked salmon, but I plan on busting the smoker out tonight. Anyone have a good dry brine recipe? I usually just use the one from the book my smoker came with. Thanks guys!
  33. 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...
  34. 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.
  35. napawino (Roger Craft)

    Atlantic Salmon Farm Sues

    These people need to go away. Forever.
  36. 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...
  37. Runejl

    Stray Atlantic Salmon and the Skagit

    Just wondering if anyone has caught one while swinging in the Skagit yet?
  38. 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...
  39. Gyrfalcon2015

    Cooke loses Atlantic Salmon pen license in Port Angeles "Cooke Aquaculture Pacific has lost the lease for its Atlantic salmon net-pen farm...
  40. 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...
  41. T

    Salmon Prep and Cooking Fillets

    I cook a lot of Salmon. A lot. Last summer I cooked Sockeye and Silver Salmon twice a week for 12 weeks straight. I also made Salmon pate and Salmon cakes. After a few years of experimenting I found the following to please the greatest number of people. Start out with an aluminum boat. Heavy...
  42. Gyrfalcon2015

    400 pound, 9 foot extinct salmon species and others lost 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...
  43. duggiefresh

    2 Republicans seek immediate ban on Atlantic net pens
  44. 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
  45. seldom seen

    WTB Hardy Marquis Salmon 2

    Anyone have a Hardy Marquis Salmon 2 they would be willing to part with?
  46. 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...
  47. 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?
  48. 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
  49. 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.
  50. 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
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