Stomach Pump – The Diet of Pacific Salmon

Any Sportsman knows that the secret to success lies in knowing your prey – know their patterns, their migration routes, their breeding habits and most importantly know what they eat. All animals on this planet need to consume food to survive. When you identify their food source, you identify their weakness.   Salmon are somewhat […]

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Reeling In Like a Pro

You’ve just hooked a big-time, no-nonsense, Tyee. Your reel is spinning faster than a Tesla Model S P85D with the ludicrous package. What..do…you…do?   Get That Tip Up Seriously, if we can offer any one piece of advice about reeling in a king salmon, or any fish for that matter, it’s keep your rod tip […]

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The Raven/Eagle Dichotomy

The eagle and the raven are two majestic birds that are common to the Pacific Northwest. They are tightly entwined in the myth of the first peoples, especially the Haida. In Haida Gwaii, the eagle and raven represent two halves of a whole. On the dominant right side is eagle, a respected noble bird that […]

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Fishing With the Wife: A Survival Guide

Sometimes it’s hard to get away for an adventure fishing weekend, especially after expensive trips to Vegas. The hurdle, for many male anglers, is often their better half. With many wives in control of the finances, it can be tough to make a proper case for some R&R on the water. One option is to […]

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Salmon Fishing for Noobs

Scared of looking like a noob at the corporate salmon fishing retreat? Trying to share common interests/activities with your significant other, but grossly unqualified? Never fished a day in your life?!?!   Well, we have you covered. Here is our quick crash course on sport fishing to get you up to speed:   Know the […]

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The Bucket List – World’s Top Five Exotic Fishing Destinations

If you are like us and your dreams involve casting, netting and reeling in giant scaly beasts of the sea, then you’ve probably daydreamed about some of the world’s most unique fishing locations. Maybe you’ve read about them in an angler’s magazine, or seen a spread in National Geographic, or heard a firsthand account from […]

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Preparation for a World-Class Fishing Expedition

A fishing adventure on the west coast can be one of the most relaxing and rewarding vacations imaginable, but it often only comes about after months of endless preparation.   The prep starts with choosing appropriate accommodation. Finding cabins or a hotel close to the fishing grounds is key; you don’t want to spend a […]

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The Personal Touch – Why a Smaller Fishing Lodge is a Better Experience

The differences between a large-scale sportfishing lodge and a smaller lodge can be quite dramatic. From the physical space, to an increase in anglers, to less privacy, a larger lodge can reduce the intimacy of a west coast fishing experience, while increasing the commercial detractions.   Larger accommodations are more like deluxe hotels than fishing […]

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