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For most of us, at any given weekend, aim to maximize our time on the water. will attempt to provide a useful library regarding your favorite bodies of water, specific fishing techniques, and a host of other pertinent fishing information to better equip you as an angler. The articles are mostly provided and written by anglers from our community who fish a specific body of water or area, specialize in a specific way of fishing, and those who chase specific species of gamefish. Before your next outing, make sure you check our features for that extra edge you'll need out on the water.

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Lake Profiles
Detailed articles about bodies of water in and around the state of Washington.

Island Lake (Mason County)
Lawrence Lake (Thurston County)
Offut Lake (Thurston County)
Deep Lake (Thurston County)
Ward Lake (Thurston County)
The Crocker Collection

Fishing Tips
We share some of our own techniques for fishing the Saltchuck, lakes, rivers, and ponds.

Bruce's Super Duper Egg Cure

Rigging the pink worm

Herring Cure

Trolling for Trout

Columbia River Shad

Tying Palmered Marabou Jigs

Float Fishing

Line Testing

Memorable Catches
Articles and stories by anglers about their most memorable fishing trips and catches.


First Steelhead

Marble Eyes

Misc Recreation

Northwest Clamming

Description of difficulty on the
Olympic Peninsula rivers


Bass Articles

Bassin' Northwest Style
Bodacious Bronzebacks
Spring Fishing

Summertime Bassin' on Western Washington's
Small Lakes


Jiggin' It

Spider Grubs - A Bait for All Seasons

Drop Shotting in Depth

Crankbait Tactics for Huge Prespawn Bass

Topwater Baits for Huge Bass

Salmon Articles

Drano Lake Springers

Jigging for Coho

Hanford Reach Area

Tips on downrigger fishing for Salmon from Tom Nelson of Salmon University

Saltwater Articles

Surf Fishing Primer

Neah Bay

Safety First and No Bananas

Hood Canal Shrimping

Misc Fishing Articles

My List of the Most Productive Spots in the NW