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WPS Custom Fish Box Bags

WPS FISH BAG

WPS Custom Fish Bags

Wilderness Packs (WPS) makers of top quality hunting fame and soft packs, salmon, bottom fish, and tuna kill bags are now making custom insulated fish box bags. If you need a custom fish box (more…)

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STORMR Rain Gear

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STORMR outerwear is the revolutionary extreme weather rain gear for the marine marketplace. NW anglers who demand the driest and most efficient outerwear to defy the elements will all find a complete line of STORMR products designed specifically to handle the most severe conditions that we face fishing the NW.

The STORMR STRYKR Jacket and bibs are lined with a soft, comfortable micro-fleece material which traps warm air between your body and the shell. All seams on STORMR Jackets and Bibs are glued, blind-stitched and then coated with a thermally bonded exterior tape, making all seams not just (Read More) (more…)

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G. Loomis E6X Salmon Mooching Rod

E6X Downrigger Rod

E6X Downrigger Rod

I have been fishing G Loomis rods now for over 15 years and love the rods and the company. However it’s not to often I get excited about a rod as I have with the introduction of the new E6X rods. I got contacted earlier this year about testing a new mooching rod and a course I was all over it. I made suggestions as (more…)

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BRP’s new Evinrude E-TEC G2 250 V6 outboard motor

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Evinrude G-2

 

I have been running the new Evinrude G-2 engines for several years now on Salt Patrol and have been extremely pleased with the performance.

When Evinrude set out to build its latest second generation E-TEC outboards to not only surpass current engine technology but to build an off-shore capable engine that is easy to use and even easier to maintain. They are the only one of the “Big 5” outboard builders to pursue advanced 2-stroke engine technology rather than the less costly development of 4-stroke power. (more…)

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Shimano Tekota

Shimano Tekota

Shimano Tekota

The Tekota series of reels is designed to offer freshwater and saltwater anglers an affordable yet robust reel that is capable of targeting a wide range of species. The Shimano Tekota can be paired up with the G Loomis SAR1265 rods to be a complete salmon trolling system. (more…)

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River Bend Jigs and Bait

River Bend Jig

River Bend Jig

River Bend Jigs Cured and Dyed Whole Herring

River Bend Jigs Cured and Dyed Whole Herring

 

River Bend Jigs came about while fishing on the Humptulips River. Owner Pete Chadwick  had started tying jigs for his personal use while fishing the Humptulips when the holes would go thru a time when fish would not take Roe. One day during this occurrence we decided to switch to Jigs under bobber and we caught a fish every cast. That day we had several guide boat come in for a look see and from that point is when he started the business. His business quickly grew to where we started offering bait and tackle (more…)

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Bass Pro 100MPH Rain Parka

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The Bass Pro Shops® 100MPH GORE-TEX® Rain Parka for men features a roomy zip-off visor hood that keeps rain and snow off your face. Lined in cool nylon satin, the hood has a fleece chin flap with hook ‘n’ loop closure and locking drawcords. The turn-down collar on the Bass Pro Shops 100MPH (more…)

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Simrad HALO Radar

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Combining the best characteristics of our traditional pulse and 4G broadband radar systems, Simrad Halo™ Radar uses Pulse Compression technology to deliver an unprecedented mix of close and long range detection, precise target definition, and low clutter.

Solid state technology means minimal warmup time and maximum ocean-going reliability, while compliance with upcoming Low Emission standards makes Halo safe to run in anchorages and marinas. (more…)

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