By Mike Mauk | September 26, 2022 |

WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 1111 Washington St. SE, Olympia, WA 98501 Sept. 21, 2022 Upper Columbia River salmon fishery update Action: Opens coho retention from Priest Rapids Dam to Wells Dam. Species affected: Salmon. Locations, effective dates, and rules: Columbia River: From Priest Rapids Dam to Rock Island…

Kokanee Salmon

By Mauk Fishing Stuff | May 11, 2021 |
2 fresh caught kokanee salmon laying in a fishing net

Kokanee salmon – Wikipedia › wiki › Kokanee Salmon The kokanee salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), also known as the kokanee trout, little redfish, silver trout, kikanning, Kennerly’s salmon, Kennerly’s trout, or Walla, is the non- anadromous form of the sockeye salmon (meaning that they do not migrate to the sea, instead of living out their…


By Mauk Fishing Stuff | August 23, 2020 |
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By Mauk Fishing Stuff | April 21, 2019 |
made in the northwest

April 20, 2019 Lots going on and I have not updated my blog in a long time. An amazing thing happened, I was lucky enough to be asked by Mike Carey with Northwest Fishing reports to go fishing for the weekend at Billy Clap Lake down below Banks Lake. I did not realize that I…


By Mauk Fishing Stuff | August 21, 2018 |
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White House Calling -yeah right! Well, Friday, June 29, 2018, started out a normal day, I was busy getting ready for the 4th of July Parade that I was the coordinator for with the Brewster Chamber of Commerce. Also Salmon Season was opening on the Columbia River here on the 1st of July. I received a phone call…

Material we use in our Products

By Mauk Fishing Stuff | August 19, 2018 |
picture of the sailrite111 sewing machine in my sewing room with the window outside

MATERIALS WE USE IN PRODUCTION OF OUR PRODUCTS CLEAR VINYL– CLEAR VINYL 20GAUWe now purchase our clear vinyl from Top Value Fabrics TVF This 20 gauge vinyl meets all the needs for us. Our 20 gauge unsupported clear vinyl features high clarity and a double-polished film Fabric Type Vinyl Finish Flame Resistant, UV Resistant Weight…

Mauk Fishing Stuff- Lure Safe Newsletter September 2017

By Mauk Fishing Stuff | September 15, 2017 |
four fishing rods

MAUK FISHING STUFF- LURESAFE™ Newsletter Sept. 2107 NEW WEB SITE I have made a new web site with the help from the experts at GO DADDY! The site is now very secure and is easy to navigate and hopefully the buying and check out procedure is very smooth. As with everything I do it…

Spring Fishing in the Pacific Northwest

By Mauk Fishing Stuff | August 14, 2017 |
two fishing rods

Hello this just in, WDFW suspends fishing limits for bass, walleye, channel catfish on Columbia River OLYMPIA – Starting March 3, anglers can fish for bass, walleye and channel catfish without daily catch or size limits from the mouth of the Columbia River 545 miles upstream to Chief Joseph Dam. Wow just in time for…

Summer Fishing 2016

By Mauk Fishing Stuff | August 14, 2017 |
four fishing rods on a boat

Well it is summer 2016 and I am ready!! Seems the winters are too long and the summers to short, same as when I was a kid going to school and now that I am an adult- yep I said it “adult”, reminds me of something I just saw from someone on Facebook about how…

Sturgeon Harvest Rules

By Mauk Fishing Stuff | August 14, 2017 |
a man on a boat holding a fishing rod

Sturgeon harvest allowed in Wanapum and Priest Rapids Reservoirs Action: Allow harvest of sturgeon Effective Dates: July 1 through Sept. 30, 2016 Species affected: White sturgeon between 38 and 72 inches fork length Location: Priest Rapids Reservoir (from Priest Rapids Dam to Wanapum Dam) and Wanapum Reservoir (from Wanapum Dam to Rock Island Dam) Reason…

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