All articles by Terry Rudnick
Tease Up a Halibut
Halibut fishermen in Washington, Oregon and northern California are at the southern end of the Pacific halibut’s range, and experts in the field estimate that folks down here are fishing on only about two percent of the...
- Posted April 21, 2016
How Deep for Halibut?
Learn halibut technique from the author of this article, Terry Rudnick, at Salmon University’s saltwater seminar on April 2-3, 2016 in Kent, Wash. “How deep do I have to fish?” It’s one of the most frequently asked...
- Posted March 16, 2016
Chasing the Birds
Waking up at 4 a.m. to the sounds of pounding rain, creaking docks and small boats banging together, my fishing partner and I talked briefly about going back to bed, but this would be our last full...
- Posted January 8, 2016
Choose the Right Hook for the Job
Back in the steelhead-fishing hey-day of the early seventies, I spent a lot more time fishing our Northwest Rivers than I spent on the salt water. I was addicted to winter steelhead fishing, sometimes quitting my job...
- Posted October 26, 2015
Silvers on the Surface
Back in the late-eighties I got to know a guy named Joe Wallman, and for a few years we spent a fair amount of time together on the water. I enjoyed fishing with Joe not only because...
- Posted August 25, 2015
We’ve all heard that there’s more than one way to skin a cat, and although I don’t know why anyone would really want to do that, the old adage also applies to catching salmon. Take attractors, for...
- Posted July 13, 2015
It’s Almost Halibut Time!
Although it has 31 days, May seems like the shortest month of the year to many of Washington’s halibut fishermen. With the exception of the extreme south Washington coast, our halibut seasons here in the Evergreen state...
- Posted March 11, 2015
It’s Blackmouth Time!
Well the weather outside is frightening, But the Blackmouth they are biting. Even though there may be snow, You’d better go, better go, better go. Okay, that was a little over the top, but at least you...
- Posted February 8, 2015