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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)

Trout Sight Fishing

By Larry Dunbar

“If you can see them you can’t catch them.” Sage advice from decades ago, when my father was teaching me to fish with a hand-me-down bamboo fly rod. This advice left me confused on my first of many visits to Central Washington’s Rocky Ford Creek. I went with my friend and master angler Clarence Hein to do some trout sight fishing. Trout sight fishing was totally at odds with what I had always believed about catching trout. Continue reading Trout Sight Fishing

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