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Skagit River Sockeye Salmon


It feels like I’m going back to the beginning this time around.  My very first post about salmon was on sockeye from the Skagit River.   Now it’s a few years later, I’m a little more seasoned, a little more skilled, and I’ve got even more of that Clooney-esque distinguished charm going on. So I had a confident swagger when I…

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White King Salmon with Rainier Cherry Gastrique


Let me regale you with a tale of the bygone era of a couple weeks ago. It was a simpler time when I had the pleasure of taking a friend out for his first fishing trip and put him on his first king salmon. That was a cool moment and an exciting one. Especially since the reel mount on the…

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Lo…. The King approacheth!


Ummm… king salmon that is.   Sorry for the confusion there, Bugs. That’s right, the sweetest peaches of  Seattle area fishing are showing up now, and I feel like a kid at Christmas. Like most anglers, I want to try all different kinds of fishing.  I have a bucket list a mile long of various places and styles of angling…

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Into the Riggings!


I was a good boy this past weekend. I got all the chores on my to-do list completed, well … everything on my fishing to-do list anyway. I still haven’t gotten around to doing laundry, cleaning the living room or taking out the recycling. In my defense though, this week is the opening of ling cod, shrimp and halibut seasons. A man…

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