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Fish Where You Live – More Fishing by Fishing Local

Everywhere in America There’s Good Fly Fishing Nearby, but Finding It Can Take Some Work

by Sean Obrien

When you hear the term “fly fishing”, your mind likely pictures lush vegetation cut by a slow moving stream, uncorrupted by the sprawl of the big city.  A man in waders and a plaid shirt stands alone in the stream, rhythmically throwing flies as the water babbles around him.  The stream meanders through miles of forest, with overhangs and shrubs dotting the banks, and trout are everywhere.  This is the untouched, picturesque “perfect” setting for fly fishing, and places like this are generally accessible to those who live in the area – which, unfortunately, isn’t very many people.  For most of the fly fishing population, this is not reality. Continue reading Fish Where You Live – More Fishing by Fishing Local

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Oregon Warm Water Fishing

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Warm Water fishing…as much as we love fishing trout and steelhead, many anglers will tell you there ain’t nothing like it. Sitting back on the bank of a lake or river somewhere, towing Warm water fishingin a 6-inch bluegill or a trophy-size largemouth…you can’t go wrong. Oregon offers up some of the best warm water fishing to anglers, and I promise that you will have loads of fun landing these critters. Continue reading Oregon Warm Water Fishing

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The Best Fishing Near Portland

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Have you ever gotten up in the morning and thought to yourself…I’d like to go fishing? Sure, Portlanders live in one of the best states to go out on a whim and throw a line in Fishing near Portlandthe water, but what if you’re new to the area? Where do you go for fishing near Portland? Continue reading The Best Fishing Near Portland

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Alaska Fishing

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Alaska fishing is known worldwide for cold weather, spectacular wildlife, and great fishing.  The wildness of the land is an advantage for fishermen, because there is no shortage anywhere in this huge state of places to catch fish.  According to Alaska department of fish and game, the state has over 3000 rivers, 3 million lakes, and 6640 miles of coastline.

Alaska also boasts some of the largest fish that can be caught, from 100 pound king salmon to halibut that are close to 50lbs.  Here is a guide to Alaska Fish and Game’s fishing regions, and the perks of each:

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Year-round Alaska fishing is available for all five salmon species,
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Oregon Fishing
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