5 Spring Cleaning Chores for the Outdoorsman


Get your gear ready now for summer outdoor adventures

Stock Photos: Where Men Are Men And Women Are Women

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According to Thinkstock, when women are ready to fish, there’s a certain stance they like to take in their waders. A spread-eagle one.

Shanty Hollow


Dwight Gray writes of family and fishing, in a poem where much lurks beneath the surface.

No Secret: Using Online Resources to Catch More Fish


The 21st Century sport fisherman has some technological tools at hand.

Winter Steelheading: An Angler’s Guide


Randall Bonner, with tips and techniques for fishing for winter steelhead

Book Review: “I’ve Never Met an Idiot on The River” by Henry Winkler

Author Henry Winkler demonstrates how not to hold a fish for a photo.

Randall Bonner finds a personal connection to Henry Winkler’s book about fishing.

Golden Year for Silver Salmon

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Good news for conservation in the Pacific North West, Coho populations are rebounding in 2014!

Farm Raised a Poor Substitute for Wild Caught

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From turf to surf, farming practices can affect the nutritional value of our diets.

Be Your Own Best Friend When Preparing for the End of the World

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I write about apocalyptic situations, so why not be ready for them as well? In the process, I learn I really can rely on myself.

“The Season of Rain is Coming. Hold out Your Hand.”

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The right gear and the right attitude help prepare you for the season of fall doldrums.

The Moral Dilemma of Not Hunting

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When I returned to meat eating after a stint of vegetarianism, I discovered a growing urge to know where my food came from.

Five Conservation Issues That Concern Recreational Anglers in the Pacific Northwest


These are five significant stressors that impact fish populations much more than recreational fishing.

Finding and Harnessing Your Inner Caveman

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There is a gratitude one learns as a hunter toward the meal before him.

Keeping Secrets as A Code of Outdoor Ethics

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Trust and bonding between outdoor enthusiasts sometimes requires keeping secrets to protect nature and the tranquility of your favorite spot.

The World’s Worst Fisherman

The World’s Worst Fisherman

Buzz Bishop might be a terrible fisherman, but he knows that his father-son fishing trips are about much more than just catching a lot of fish.

The Solitary Nature of Fly Fishing

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Brian Shea doesn’t necessarily understand the community of fans who so rabidly follow team sports, but as a fly fisherman he can sympathize with being misunderstood.