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Shad Me

Like most things fishing, questions about shad, another profligate exotic here in the Columbia River…

Science Says

Epigenetics gets at the fact that although the genetic makeup of steelhead raised in either…

Miracles on Thirty Mile Creek

A recent WRC acquisition, in my neck of the woods, includes the second of two…

Lest We Forget: In Praise of Double Tapers

During the dozen or so years I taught wannabe fly fishers the rudiments of the…

The True Story

I’ve sat in on two Zoom presentations this past month, each one packed with information…

Opening Day

Growing up in southern California, I always had a fairly ambiguous relationship with opening day.…

Galen Mercer Looks Back on 2020

Yet the outdoorsman within artist Galen Mercer reminds us that when borders started closing, “Through…

Mortal Combat

State and federal agencies throughout the West have made the battle against invasive aquatic species…

Old Dogs, New Tricks

The first time I saw a stand-up paddle board, or SUP, used for fishing, I…