Chasing Jumbo Perch at Lake Cascade

Lake Cascade is one of the fishing gems of Idaho—and the entire Northwest, for that matter. The look a Cascade jumbo brings to the face of a Midwesterner who has spent his whole life catching…

Local Fishing Report: September 2022

September is one of my favorite fishing months of the year! The summer heat is a thing of the past, and cooling water temperatures have fish on the feed as they prepare for the lean…

Local Fishing Report: August 2022

The heat keeps coming across southern Idaho, and with it comes challenges like low water levels and algae blooms. But don’t despair! Despite the heat, there are quality fishing options across our region. Escaping into…

Bowfishing for Carp in the Hammett Valley

As we motored down the Snake River in the twilight of a 100-degree summer night, I looked at my companions, Caleb and Randal, and smiled. “Archers!!” I cried above the hum of the jet motor.…

Local Fishing Report: July 2022

We’re having a heat wave! Triple digit temperatures have become the norm across our region this month, but fear not! There are still plenty of opportunities to get out and catch some fish. As you…

Fishing Gold Beach w/ Nick Young Outdoors

Years ago, while wrestling giant bass at eastern Oregon’s Owyhee Reservoir, I learned an important lesson: Never miss an opportunity to go fishing with Nick Young Outdoors. That strategy has led to lots of awesome…