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The Best Small Stream Fishing in Washington (Part 2 of trout fishing series)

These 5 Small Stream Creeks and Rivers Give the Classic Fly Fishing Experience

Small Stream By Will Jukes

Updated. We spend a lot of time around here talking about fishing the big rivers in the Columbia River basin, or the open waters of the Pacific Coast.  And why wouldn’t we?  They’re great fisheries, and unique to small streamthe Pacific Northwest.  Small stream fishing – little fish, tight casts, long hikes and 2 to 4-weight rods – often takes a backseat.  It’s easy enough to find those streams in other states, places like Colorado, Idaho and Montana.  So why spend time on that when Washington has so much of its own fishing to offer? Continue reading The Best Small Stream Fishing in Washington (Part 2 of trout fishing series)

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Eastern Washington’s Fishing Secrets: a Day on Crab Creek

Crab Creek is a challenge to find and a challenge to fish, but the healthy, wild redband trout are worth it

By Will Jukes

“Scablands” doesn’t evoke world class trout fishing so much as a place where trolls might live.  But at least one small drainage, Crab Deschutes River redbands Creek, sustains a healthy, hungry population of wild redband trout.  It’s one of Eastern Washington’s best kept sporting secrets, and we’re here to tell you everything you need to know about how to fish it. Continue reading Eastern Washington’s Fishing Secrets: a Day on Crab Creek

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