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America’s Top Tourist Destinations (and the Best Fishing Nearby)

For When You Can’t Persuade the Family to Tag Along, Here’s the Top Fishing Holes near Major Vacation Spots

Best Fishing Nearby By Debbie Kay

When I was a kid, my parents would pack themselves and four kids into the station wagon and set off across the country each summer and spring break in search of adventures.  Quite often, there would be a trailer towed behind the wagon carrying my dad’s BMW dual sport motorcycle, his favorite diversion when life and stress got overwhelming.  It was my parent’s compromise to head someplace like Disneyworld, the Phantom of the Opera in Toronto, or the Grand Old Opry together, with the knowledge that one or two days of our weeklong journey dad would be biking the most scenic roads nearby (usually with one of us riding behind him).  Continue reading America’s Top Tourist Destinations (and the Best Fishing Nearby)

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Plunking spring chinook from the bank & beaches

No Boat? No Worries! Plunking from the Bank and  Beaches Is Fun and Effective

By Terry Otto

“Plunking” for Chinook salmon from the banks and beaches is a fun and effective way to catch springers, sans the boat.  Anglers plunking for Chinook enjoy it as a springtime social event as much as a fishing trip.  Families and friends gather on the beach, set out some lines, and kick back.  Plus, they catch a ton of Chinook.   Continue reading Plunking spring chinook from the bank & beaches

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Oregon’s Northwest Zone Family Fishing

Northwest Zone – Six Great Places to Take the Family

Jai Colvin

The Northwest zone part of Oregon is legendary for its fishing, but what a lot of people don’t realize is just how easy some of that fishing is.  Family time is the name of the game during the holidays northwest zonethe family for some fall fishing in the Northwest zone.  So it would be a great idea to get out of the house and do some fishing.  There are a dozen great rivers to fish out of the Coast Range Mountains, and a number of lakes to hit as well.  Here are six great places to take the family in the Northwest Zone. Continue reading Oregon’s Northwest Zone Family Fishing

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Snohomish County Fishing 4th of July

The Snohomish County Fishing’s Five C’s – 4th of July Fishing Opportunities

Snohomish County is a mecca for those looking for a place to catch a meal or do some sport fishing. A virtual land of lakes, this Washington county sports over 40 “official” lakes and tons of other places where one can toss in a line. Snohomish County LakesWe have been profiling Snohomish County fishing and will get to all of these lakes eventually, but for now you should know about the five C’s: Continue reading Snohomish County Fishing 4th of July

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Fishing Ponds

Family Fishing in Western Idaho Ponds

When you are searching for family fishing in the Pacific Northwest nowhere quite fits the bill like Western Idaho. A virtual land of lakes, ponds and reservoirs chalk full of fish, Western Idaho offers family friendly fishing that is safe and fun for the whole family. Here are 12 of the best ponds to take the family Pondsfor that fishing vacation in Western Idaho. Continue reading Fishing Ponds

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