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Summer steelhead invasion

Will hopefully begin on the opener, June 4th. As of June 4th we will be back on the Bogachiel, Calawah, Queets and Quinault, as well as the Quilayute and the Sol Duc. That means more access to more water+more fish=more … Continue reading

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Wading angler mauled by king salmon.

Or he might have been, had we not been there to catch that salmon first. We here at Rain Coast Guides are committed to keeping the rivers safe for waders and swimmers. So we have continued to catch as many … Continue reading

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More salmon

The opener is coming up. Plenty of springer dates left this month…..and look, if you really want some good salmon/steelhead fishing book early June.  Its a nice time to get a good shot at some rested fish.   Springers are … Continue reading

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single hand spey class almost ends in tragedy.

For a big spring chinook.  The fish came to the net a couple times before coming off.  Otherwise we had a nice day on the river, learned a lot about casting single hand spey, and caught a few trout. Email … Continue reading

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Never fail springer fly

Any body got one? Sure would come in handy. We are catching springers now, and yes, the jumpy thing below is a summer steelhead, and you REALLY want to be looking at dates the first week of June. Also, Do … Continue reading

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Yep, Spring Chinook

Catching spring chinook on a fly is crazy hard, and Sol Duc spring chinook seem to be more stubborn than most. So, we gear fish sometimes…….but not all the time.   George came out and fished with Ryan, If you … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t like catching spring chinook?

Crazy people.  And probably terrorists.  Are you a terrorist?  No? Then you should go spring chinook fishing.   It is painfully hard to catch these fish on a fly rod, but we will try, and occasionally succeed. It is pretty … Continue reading

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