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Wanapum TJ 2 web
T.J. Hester traveled from the Tri-Cities to fish with Shane Magnuson, Upper Columbia Guide Service, below Wanapum Dam. Here he shows off one of the sockeye we boated on opening day.
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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Upper Columbia River
Lake Pateros Inn
115 S. Lake Shore Drive
Pateros, WA 98846
(509) 923-2203
Every room with a view! On 700 feet of waterfront. Moor your boat steps from your room. BBQs. Pool. Walk to restaurant.

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Abu Garcia Soron Spinning Reel

Abu Garcia Soron Spinning Reel

Shown on the right in this photo is the new Soron STX 40 spinning reel from Abu Garcia. It is the first spinning reel, or any reel for that matter, that has been specifically designed for fishing super lines. It is an ideal piece of gear for float fishing for steelhead, as shown in the photo, which was taken recently on the upper Columbia River. read more...