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The Pacific Northwest’s Most Overlooked Fish

Sea-run cutthroat are mostly overlooked by anglers headed to the coast with the goal of catching steelhead or salmon. And those who ignore them are missing out; sea-runs are beautiful, hard fighting, and they can grow to five pounds. You … Continue reading

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Throwing Flies for Skagit River Steelhead

Spent the holidays in western Washington, mostly hanging with family. But I did sneak out for a day on the Skagit River, hoping to tempt a hatchery steelhead or an early returning native. I didn’t go it alone and, instead, … Continue reading

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Washington’s Sea Run Cutthroat Trout

Sea-Run Cutthroats in south Puget Sound I’m in Seattle on an extended holiday stay, waiting to catch a flight to Florida on Thursday. Last Saturday Dave McCoy, who runs Emerald Water Anglers in Seattle www.eneraldwateranglers.com, invited me to chase coastal … Continue reading

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