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  1. Gear/Technique
    TLDR: I'm contemplating the idea of building a Switch rod that would double a Centerpin rod for float fishing. The primary target species are Chinook & Coho. And now for context: I have two, small local rivers that usually get salmon runs each year that I regularly fish. The better runs tend...
  2. Gear/Technique
    I've been trying to hook a Chinook, swinging out on the Columbia River, unsuccessfully so far. Granted, I know that this is not going to be easy. However, since I am also relatively new to spey as well, I was wondering if anyone has some advice. It's a big river, but I've found a few sections...
  3. Gear/Technique
    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. Anadromous
    Anyone want to go swing for Chinook in the Skykomish this weekend or next?
  5. Gear/Technique
    So, they opened the lower Yakima for Chinook on May 18th. https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/erule.jsp?id=2129 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...
  6. General Forum
    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...
  7. Lost, Found, Stolen
    I took my like new NRS Chinook Orange size S/M off yesterday and put it on the roof of my car along with some gloves and drove off with them there yesterday at Munn Lake in Thurston County. It could have ended up in the parking lot driving after driving over the speed bumps, or when I turned...
  8. Classifieds
    Up for sale: Echo Tim Rajeff's TR10150-4 = 15' 10wt 4 pc rod. Used in great shape - see photos. Cork is 9.5 out of 10. Ferrules and guides are 10 out of 10. Was used to cast: 720gr skagit compact, 750gr skagit max long, and 756gr Gaelforce 63' Equalizer mid belly lines. Perfect: big fish...
  9. Classifieds
    15' 1" GLX Stinger 700-plus grain 4-piece, new with tag. $535 Paypal. Compare at $975 MSRP.
  10. Classifieds
    Haven't gotten any bites on the other post. Anyone looking to part with their 9135?
  11. Classifieds
    Any Burkie 8128 or 9129 rods out there that need a new home? Preferably Presentation or Vintage.
  12. Conservation
    From High Country News: "This is the time of year when commercial and sports fishermen generally head into the coastal waters off Southeast Alaska in search of the largest and most prized catch of all - the chinook, also known as king salmon. Most years, they expect to haul in at least 30,000...
  13. Saltwater
    I was fishing one of my favorite beaches in Marine area 10 for resi coho that had been there the last couple days. Landed this nice one right at low tide. He came up and engulfed my fly and took off, I hardly even set the hook and off he ran. Came back at me and darted around for bit before...
  14. Classifieds
    Loop Green Line 14'0" #9/10 (LGL9140-4). Brand new w/o factory tube. Comes w/ protective PVC tube. The Green Line rods have a bit more power than other Loop rods. Great for floating lines and has enough oomph to lift and toss sink tips with a Skagit head. SIC stripper guides. Comes with one tip...
  15. Saltwater
    Having just moved here I know next to nothing about salmon fishing. I was excited to see that MA 9 opens for salmon on Tue. It allows for harvest of hatchery chinook. However, a colleague at work assured me that fishing from the beach is a pointless endeavor when it comes to chinook. He said it...
  16. General Forum
    Hit a SWW river to see if any chinook were pushing through some pocket water I like and do some tight line nymphing. Not quite enough rain to really put them on the move, but some fish were present. I did manage to get a decent fish to grab an orange and gold comet but it threw the hook...
  17. Roughed up Chinook

    Early semptember fish, this guy was bright but had some strange scarring around the eyes and a healed gash across his top.
  18. Midnight Blackmouth

    I couldn't sleep so somehow I ended up catching this...
  19. Togiak Chrome

    Caught this one guiding last summer. (This fish was not released...but boy was it tasty!)
  20. male chinook

    Really nice buck taken on an 8wt on the schwing.
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