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Who is Dave Graybill, AKA the FishingMagician

Dave Graybill is a native of North Central Washington and has actively fished this region for over 60 years, fishing for every species available to anglers in Eastern Washington.  He began broadcasting fishing reports on KOZI Radio in Lake Chelan in the early 90s and launched his website in 2001.  He continues to provide anglers with current reports on fishing throughout Eastern Washington. 
Dave’s website,, receives an average of 90,000 Unique Visits per month.  He has tens of thousands of listeners to his radio broadcasts on seven radio stations in Eastern Washington and on KVI Radio in Seattle, serving the Puget Sound market.  He has a column in the Spokane Exchange newspapers, that have a weekly distribution of over 80,000 readers through newsstands and online.
Dave is one the “most recognized” anglers in the state, due to the popularity of his informative videos on fishing in Eastern Washington.  There are over 200 videos available on his YouTube channel. 
Dave has been very active off of the water, too, serving on the original Salmon and Steelhead Endorsement Board, and was on the board of Friends of Northwest Hatcheries, that produced the Leavenworth Salmon Festival.  He was on the Salmon and Steelhead Recovery Board for many years and was appointed by the Governor to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission, on which he served a six-year term.  He has received Volunteer of the year awards from Salmon Fest and the WDFW’s Region 2. 
He also facilitated several free fishing events for kids in Rock Island, Wenatchee Chelan, Leavenworth, and Moses Lake.  The Rock Island event started over 20 years ago and continues on the third week of April every year.
Dave has been sponsored in the past by the local Smoker Craft dealership in East Wenatchee and was provided with boats to do his on-the-water fishing activities. He has been sponsored by Bob Feil Boats and Motors in East Wenatchee for the past 14 years and has driven several models of Smoker Craft and Kingfisher boats during that time.  He has been on the pro-staff for Mercury Motors and Columbia Sportswear for many years.