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Spring Trout Fishing From a Boat

How To Catch Your Limit of Spring Trout

Spring Trout by Nathan Nesbit

Here in Washington State, the coming of spring means opening day of spring trout season.  Even though there are plenty of places you can fish year round in the state for trout, this is a special time when waters that have been closed all winter open to fishing, prepped by the WDFW with freshly planted trout to augment existing populations. Continue reading Spring Trout Fishing From a Boat

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Bank Fishing: How To Catch Your Limit

Bank Fishing by Nathan Nesbit first appeared in Gone Fishing Northwest

Here in Washington state spring means Opening Day of trout season.  Even though there are plenty of places you can fish year round in the state for trout, this is a special time when waters that have been closed all winter open to bank fishing, prepped by the WDFW with freshly planted trout to augment existing populations.
The general rule should be limits for most people when fishing those first few weeks.  Unfortunately, I see so many people just catching a 2 or 3 fish over several hours.  I’d like help all of you catch your limit of trout in just an hour or two.

To accomplish this, you don’t need a secret lure, or special spot – only some knowledge about fish behavior and spring time conditions. Continue reading Bank Fishing: How To Catch Your Limit

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The 10 Best Trout Fishing Lures Part 2

 

By: Nathan Nesbit of GoneFishingNW.com

In Part 1, I covered the first five lures in this top 10 countdown.  We continue now with the five lures that have caught me the most trout over the years. Continue reading The 10 Best Trout Fishing Lures Part 2

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The 10 Best Trout Lures – Part 1

 

By: Nathan Nesbit of GoneFishingNW.com

Walk into any tackle shop and you’ll be bombarded with what looks like a billion different trout lures, each one a different color.  How do you tell which ones will catch fish, not just fishermen?  Long, hard experience is the unfortunate answer.  But to make things easier on you, I’ve compiled this list of my 10 favorite trout lures, split into two parts.  These lures can be used from boat or shore, and will catch fish year round.

Continue reading The 10 Best Trout Lures – Part 1

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Dry Fly Fishing with Pete Cardinal, Missouri River’s Senior Expert

Dry Fly Fishing with Pete Cardinal, Missouri River’s Senior Expert

This is a nice article about fly fishing with Pete Cardinal. It first appeared in Dream Sporting Trips. We were attracted to it by a quote from Pete “My clients really want as much dry fly fishing as I can find them, and the favorite is stalking large browns in very shallow water.” Enjoy!      Republished with permission. Continue reading Dry Fly Fishing with Pete Cardinal, Missouri River’s Senior Expert