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The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 24, 2020

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 The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 24, 2020

The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 24, 2020: We wanted to start by thanking everyone who wrote letters concerning the chinook closures and public fishery access. The support and volume of letters were amazing but if you didn’t have a chance to write a letter by the deadline they have announced that they will still be accepting letters on this topic so we ask again to make sure those letters are in. Click here for details on the issues and some points to conside...

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Fishing – Is It In Our Genes?

Fishing – Is It In Our Genes?

Seafood was an important part of our natural food resource thousands of years ago, and even now, men still fish to put food on the table.

People living in tribal lands still fish for survival, they don’t have good old McDonalds to go to or the local supermarket to buy their weekly shopping; they have a wooden rod with a spike at the end of it to catch their meals.

This is how we all lived at one time; it was in our nature to hunt and fish to survive.

Although more women are getting involved in the act of fis...

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The Best Florida Bass Fishing Hot Spots

The Best Florida Bass Fishing Hot Spots

The Best Florida Bass Fishing Hot Spots: Florida has gained an international acknowledgment for its exceptional saltwater fishing, but the outstanding freshwater fishing has not yet captured the widespread attention of the same amount of visitors. Residents of this state are in on the secret, however; that they have three very active freshwater clubs here in Collier County.

Tourists and out of state bass fishermen are very much welcome here with the amenities and lodgings available for them...

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How to Make the Easiest Fish Chowder Recipe You’ll Ever Make

How to Make the Easiest Fish Chowder Recipe You’ll Ever Make

How to Make the Easiest Fish Chowder Recipe You’ll Ever Make: If you’ve been looking for a few more family fish recipes, you may want to try a simple fish chowder recipe. This recipe uses easy-to-find ingredients and doesn’t take long to prepare. Trying new fish recipes is one of the things to do at home with your family.

One important fish chowder tip is to leave your fish fillets whole when cooking them...

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Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 17, 2020

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Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 17, 2020: A saltwater call to action and a fly box giveaway are the stars of this week’s report. The saltwater news is IMPORTANT – DFO needs to hear from you on the proposed chinook retention plan for the 2020 season.  If you didn’t see the Special Chinook Report in your inbox or on our blog and social media feeds yesterday to take some time and have a read of it here.

Whether you are a saltwater salmon angler or just an angler in general, take 5 minutes read up on the proposals and ...

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Special Chinook Report – We Need Your Support Today!

Special Chinook Report – We Need Your Support Today!

Special Chinook Report – We Need Your Support Today!: Well here we are again.  It’s the middle of April with excellent chinook fishing in our local waters and no opportunity to retain a chinook, not even a hatchery fish.

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A beautiful hatchery chinook hooked in Howe Sound last spring.

Here are the facts.  Yes, there are some chinook stocks that are in trouble.  Primarily the ones that go in the upper reaches of the Fraser and enter the river in April, May, June, and July...

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Are Salmon Fishing Rigs for Rivers Good for Other Species?

Are Salmon Fishing Rigs for Rivers Good for Other Species?

Our salmon fishing rigs for rivers good for catching other species? That query came in from an angler who moved from a northern state to a southern one and wondered if there was any other application for the gear he used for catching river salmon and steelhead, which don’t exist in the warmer waters of southern states.

The answer is a qualified yes, which perhaps is really maybe.

The first thing to know about salmon fishing rigs for rivers is that, for the most part, we’re t...

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THE REVIEW: Fenwick HMG Spinning Rod

THE REVIEW: Fenwick HMG Spinning Rod

fenwick hmg spinning rod review Payne Outdoors THE REVIEW: Fenwick HMG Spinning Rod: In 2020 I’ve been branching out a bit, trying new to me rods and reels to see what else is out there. In my purchases, I’ve tried to concentrate on items under $200 which will reach a broader purchasing audience. For the review today, I’m going to walk you through the Fenwick HMG spinning rod. The one I bought is a 7’0 Medium Heavy...

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How To Use This Boat Checklist Before and After Every Outing

How To Use This Boat Checklist Before and After Every Outing

How To Use This Boat Checklist Before and After Every Outing: It’s the smart boater who has everything in order and available when he or she is ready to go boating, especially before boating season or fishing season begins. But even the most experienced boaters sometimes forget something that they must, or should, either bring or review. That’s why having a boat checklist, and referring to it prior to each outing, is an excellent idea.

I have a boat checklist for boat- and ...

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Fly Fishing Magazines

Fly Fishing Magazines

Fly Fishing Magazines: One of the best ways to learn about fly fishing is by reading about it. You don’t have to buy hundreds of books, though. There are many magazines dedicated to fly fishing, and most of them can give you a lot of great information.

The leading magazine, and probably the most popular, is Fly Fisherman. This magazine gives lots of great tips and tricks you can try, and it brings you some of the most up-to-date news about streams and rivers that are popular with fly fishermen...

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