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NWFR April Grand Report Drawing!
NWFR April Grand Report Drawing!
Author: Mike Carey
Posted: 4/6/2019
Announcing An Awesome Give-away! To celebrate the launch of the new updated NWFR website, we are going to hold a DRAWING WORTH OVER $300 IN FISHING GEAR!!!! ***RULES OF THE DRAWING*** Post a fishing report on NorthwestFishingReports.com. Share the link to your report on this thread. Enter as many times as you go fishing, each new report gives you an additional chance to win! Must be a mem...
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The Jika Rig
The Jika Rig
Author: Rick Lawrence
Posted: 4/6/2019
One of the major problems I’ve had over the years fishing tubes is how often they get hung up using a standard tube jig. Whether you’re fishing in the rocks, or wood cover they just seem to catch on everything. To solve this, I’ve gone out of the box so to speak. The Jika Rig (pronounced Zee-ka), offers a new way of presenting snag proof soft plastic baits to bass, and one of my favorite baits ...
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Spring and Summer Pursuit of Kokanee: Two Big Words
Spring and Summer Pursuit of Kokanee: Two Big Words
Author: Gary Gordon
Posted: 4/6/2019
Sometimes you need to know more about stuff than rod, hooks, bait, corn, net and the smaller words we kokanee dudes know about. Let me introduce a couple of words that could make the difference between a fantastic day on the water and just a boat ride. The first word is “Daphnia.” Kokanee love Daphnia. Daphnia make up to 90% of a kokanee’s protein diet. Yes, your favorite kokanee lake has D...
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Tips for a Successful Fishing Trifecta at Westport
Tips for a Successful Fishing Trifecta at Westport
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 4/6/2019
Far on the western side of Washington State lies Westport, a fishing hub directly across Greys Harbor from Ocean Shores. It's difficult to experience all the wonders it has to offer for the avid fishermen in just one day. Luckily, there are several options for overnight stays, and it is worth it even if you do not plan to charter fish. Over the course of three days, my friends and I shared the Wes...
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Fast Action Guide Service
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