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    Easily Store Pre-Tied Leaders

    If you’d like an easy, cheap and efficient way to store fishing leaders – watch this video where Cameron Black discusses how you can do this using basic materials. Gaining efficiency tips will help your odds in...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Winter Chrome – New Addicted Apparel & Scents Available

    Addicted ‘Winter Chrome ‘ A steelheaders blood pumps when the elements meet their addiction. The search for chrome steelhead in rainfall, snow, sleet or ice conditions can be very rewarding. As fish don’t wait for us to...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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    Tune Plugs and Hook Up More

    Salmon and steelhead plug fishing has been and remains popular for intercepting and hooking salmon and steelhead. Whether you’re fishing a stationary position or back-trolling in a river current – a properly tuned plug is ESSENTIAL to maximizing...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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    The BEST Way to Fillet a Salmon or Steelhead

    Preserving and preparing your catch with efficiency helps at the end of a long day. When you get home from a long day of fishing whether on the bank or boat, it’s nice to have some tricks...

    • Posted November 23, 2016
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    The Pink Worm Primer

    The infamous “pink worm” has made its way into steelheaders tackle over the years and has a growing number of believers. These simple plastic worms, which come in many more colors than pink, can be a deadly...

    • Posted February 13, 2015
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    Float Fishing for Big Steelhead! Part 1

    After the fall chinook, coho and chum salmon have nearly come and gone in the Pacific Northwest, winter steelhead enter the tributaries to make their way to their spawning gravel or respective hatchery. Watch as floats drain...

    • Posted November 28, 2014
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  • Rigging Coon Shrimp for Steelhead

    One of our favorite way to fish for Steelhead in “The Big River” aka. the Columbia River, is with coon-shrimp and spin-glo. Both summer and winter Steelhead love this deadly combination. When presented properly, coon shrimp and spin-glo can...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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    Pink Worm & Diver Setup

    We all know how deadly the pink worm is on Steelhead when fished under a float or drifted, but have you ever tried them on a diver? In this video, Shaun will describe how he rigs pink...

    • Posted November 7, 2014
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    Easily carry your bonked fish!

    “How-To” easily transport and carry fish while bank fishing. When you’re bank fishing down a long, muddy trail during the middle of winter, it’s easy to get tired of hauling fish out! Not that catching fish is...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Summer Steelhead Fishing in Washington

    Summer Steelhead Fishing is some of the most exciting, action packed fishing the northwest has to offer. The guys from Fishing Addicts Northwest and a few of their friends travel around Washington & Oregon in search of...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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    Several 20 Pound Steelhead | Addicted!

    Several 20 pound Steelhead on film – Fishing in Washington & Oregon for big wild & hatchery steelhead! Float fishing, drift fishing and many more techniques are used to hook big aggressive fish! Fishing Addicts Northwest –...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • River Etiquette | Coexisting with Other Anglers

    First of all, let’s get this out there – it’s not always easy fishing around and with people. “Cliques” persist and  it’s not uncommon to see tempers flare out on the water. This is especially true at...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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    Anatomy of a Quality Steelhead Spinner

    What makes a Steelhead & Salmon spinner good? There are a hundred spinners out on the market today, many of them quality, some of them sub-par. Surely spinners are a standby of Steelhead fishing just as they...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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    How to Rig a Pink Worm

    -Rigging Steelhead Worms For Bobber & Jig Fishing- Pink Worms have burst onto the Northwest Steelhead fishing scene with a vengeance. They are effective in many different water situations and entice aggressive strikes from big Steelhead. Fishing...

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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    Salmon & Steelhead declines in Southwest Washington

    The following is a short interview with Richard Dyrland, a hydrologist and river conservationist. He is an active participant in the conservation of our local streams & rivers. I met him during a plant of Chum Salmon into...

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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    Gearing up for Winter Fishing

    Winter fishing is an amazing but unpredictable time in the great Northwest. The weather can change in a blink of an eye with temperatures dropping below freezing and water levels can change drastically within a couple of hours....

    • Posted July 3, 2014
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  • bonk hatchery steelhead

    Browsing over the interaction prompted from a recent picture we posted on our page, the question was posed “Why do you guys out west kill all of your hatchery fish?” I paused, immediately a little defensive. That question gets...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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    3 Rules for Handling Steelhead

    I remember fishing the summer of 2013 for Fall Chinook on the lower Columbia. As we held anchor in deeper water we watched the summer steelhead fishermen on the sandy banks, plunking for Steelhead. They we’re doing...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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    Steelhead Bobbers Discussion | Sliding vs. Fixed Floats

    Here at Fishing Addicts Northwest, we love to float fish. It’s the ideal presentation as you walk up onto a hole. It is not loud, and tends to not spook fish like heavy hardware may, and has...

    • Posted May 19, 2014
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    Tying the Nightmare Steelhead Jig

    Joel from Joel’s Jigs explains how to tie the “Nightmare” steelhead jig. You’ll find more jig-tying videos on our Youtube channel!

    • Posted May 19, 2014
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