Rainbow trout or steelhead?

This may seem like a simple question, but there is more than meets the eye. At first glance the fish in the photo above appears to be Read More…

Electricity or rod and reel?

The Quinault River is a fantastic fishery that originates on the west side of the Olympic Mountains in Washington State. Our friend Yale Smith at Smith-Root released Read More…

A season ending fish!

Although we'd love to tell a story about how this hog fell to a perfectly placed dry-fly in the last days of the general trout season, unfortunately, Read More…

Dam trout

Dams reduce the abundance of wild anadromous fish, such as salmon and steelhead, by cutting off access to historical spawning habitat. Our drive for flood control and Read More…

Juvenile Chinook Habitat

The onset of spring means juvenile Chinook salmon smolts will begin outmigrating from many west coast salmon streams. These Chinook parr are utilizing submerged vegetation for protection, Read More…

Surgically Implanting PIT Tags

The recent winter storms have increased salmon and steelhead movement throughout the Central Valley,┬áresulting┬áin increased catches of downstream migrating fish in rotary screw-traps. A few captured rainbow Read More…