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Washington State may pay $2 billion to save salmon

Washington state has lost a major legal battle which could force it to spend nearly $2 billion to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration. [...]

May 24, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Redington’s Rise Reel possesses value and beauty

Pricing aside, Redington's Rise Reel is an impressive design with large arbor, quick line pick up, smooth and strong drag system, and an excellent finish. [...]

February 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Gift Ideas, Review, Slide, Videos

Good News: The Elwha is now a living salmon-steelhead river, end to end

The restoration of the Elwha River - its salmon, steelhead and more returning, is a time to rejoice. But new logging licenses via new Sec Interior could dampen successes so hard fought for [...]

December 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Take Action: Doubling down on the broken promise of fish hatcheries

Please take action today and tell NOAA not to list hatchery steelhead and salmon under the Endangered Species Act. The deadline to comment is December 20, 2016. [...]

December 15, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

Fly Girl Q&A: Heather Hodson

We’re “REEL” women that have a passion for the outdoors, love to fly fish, drink beer/wine, pee in the woods and don’t allow any drama. [...]

August 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Girl Q&A, Slide, Women Anglers

News: Strong runs of salmon projected for WA

Over the next several weeks, state and tribal co-managers will develop seasons that focus fishing opportunities on Washington State's abundant wild salmon populations [...]

March 6, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Rebuild of 113-year old fish hatchery challenged

"Contrary to popular belief, WDFW hatcheries are not helping to recover wild steelhead; instead, research shows hatcheries are harming wild steelhead" [...]

June 18, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Chinook salmon reintroduced to the Wenatchee River

To participate in this fishery, anglers must possess a valid 2014-15 fishing license and a Columbia River Salmon/Steelhead Endorsement [...]

June 11, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Fed judges deny injunction request by wild-fish group

Judges reject a wild-fish advocacy group’s request to stop the planting of hatchery-born steelhead in the Elwha River [...]

April 23, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: WA State expecting quality salmon season with some new regs

In Washington state, the ocean salmon fishing seasons could very well go down as some of the best seen in more than three decades [...]

April 15, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide