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Hi, I'm Dave Graybill, the Fishin' Magician!

Chelan Falls Gang
Members of a local salmon and steelhead recovery group met on the water recently at Chelan Falls, and had a blast catching summer run salmon on the Columbia River.
Here you will find current information on fishing in Central Washington State.

I grew up in Central Washington and began writing about the outdoors in the mid 70s. I began broadcasting report on outdoor recreation on KOZI Radio in Lake Chelan in 1991. My reports are now carried on several radio stations and many newspapers in Washington. The reports give what’s happening and how-to information on fishing for bass, perch, walleye, trout, kokanee, salmon, steelhead and other species.

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Mill Bay Casino
Lake Chelan
455 Wapato Lake Road
Manson, WA 98831
(509) 687-2102
Video slots, blackjack tables, Roulette, Craps, Spanish 21, Texas Hold ‘em. Coyote Café open for breakfast, lunch, dinner. Prime Rib buffet.

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Rock Dancer Buck Tail Jig

Rock Dancer Buck Tail Jig

On the Story Page of my web site, I have a piece on the basic tackle for steelhead fishing in Central Washington.  In this article I mention the jig and slip bobber technique.  Jigs are essentially made with either buck tail or marabou, and both have advantages. read more...