Stories tagged: fishing guides
Thu., March 30, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Missouri River fly fishing guide still a student of the river after 25 years
Mark Raisler has learned a few things about catching trout the Missouri River in the 25 years he’s been fishing there.
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016, 2 a.m.
Nothing stops Todd Logan from sharing outdoors
The transom of his driftboat folds down like a drawbridge, and with one real leg and one fake one, fishing guide Todd Logan slowly steers double-amputee Jed Morgan’s wheelchair into …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 12:12 a.m.
Hooking memories: Hells canyon sturgeon
Hells Canyon Sport Fishing guide Ryan Rosenbaum was all smiles before releasing a huge white sturgeon in the Snake River last weekend. Even a veteran guide doesn’t often get to …
Sun., July 5, 2015
Fishing guide devotes Columbia salmon opener to family as he tunes up for clients
Opening day is a slam-dunk money-maker for any fishing guide. But one Washington outfitter devoted the first day of the upper Columbia River salmon season to his family instead of …
Thu., March 5, 2015, 9:27 a.m.
Landers: Fishing guide Jim McCarthy leads clients into fray of B-run steelhead
“My biggest day was three anglers with 60 fish,” Idaho guide Jim McCarthy said last week. The number 60 is more typically equated with, say, jigging for 10-inch panfish, or …
Sun., April 13, 2014
Skwalameister pattern rocks the Yakima River
The skwala stonefly hatch on the Yakima River isn’t anything to shout about. No clouds of insect plastering pickup windshields. Even the fly shops don’t pump it up that much …
Sun., Jan. 26, 2014
Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour wades into variety of waters
Catching fish is a challenge this time of year for fly fishers, but catching some action is as easy as buying a ticket for the Fly Fishing Film Tour. All …
Sun., Dec. 1, 2013
April Vokey sets hooks in mostly male sport of fly fishing
“You’re not going to write about the ‘being a woman in a male-dominated sport’ thing, are you?” she said politely near the end of our interview. “That’s old, boring and …
Sun., Oct. 6, 2013
Anglers tapping record run of king salmon this season
Four lucky anglers found their way to the Ringold Springs boat launch in the pre-dawn darkness last week and used flashlights to find their fishing guide. They’d booked a salmon …
Sun., May 26, 2013
Field reports: Requirements enacted for fishing guides
FISHING – Washington sport-fishing guides will have to meet basic requirements for first aid training, boat and business licensing and insurance under a law that takes effect July 28. Gov. …
Sun., May 12, 2013
Show follows warriors fly fishing toward recovery
A couple of disabled military veterans met their match on Crab Creek recently with Hilary Hutcheson, a bundle of positive fly-fishing energy who stands 5-foot-2 in wading boots. The host …
Wed., March 20, 2013, 8:31 p.m.
Landers: EWU student destined to be cast a fisherman
A skateboard wipe-out injury as a sixth-grader was the lucky break that steered Nick Barr on the course to become a fisherman. “Nobody in my family fished or hunted or …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2012, 6:20 a.m.
Yakima angler takes big leap from fishing to guiding
Vince Froehlich’s drift boat was dressed to kill. Six rods were rigged and ready to hunt down king salmon and steelhead with bobber and egg setups, plugs or divers. A …