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Hi, I'm Dave Graybill, the Fishin' Magician!

Wanapum Dave Fish
Dave Hendergart caught this big smallmouth bass in the Wanapum Pool Fishing was tough that day, but Dave caught two nice smallmouth in one spot.
Here you will find current information on fishing in Central Washington State.

I grew up in Central Washington and began writing about the outdoors in the mid 70s. I began broadcasting report on outdoor recreation on KOZI Radio in Lake Chelan in 1991. My reports are now carried on several radio stations and many newspapers in Washington. The reports give what’s happening and how-to information on fishing for bass, perch, walleye, trout, kokanee, salmon, steelhead and other species.

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Comfort Inn
815 N. Wenatchee Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801
(509) 662-1700
Make the Comfort Inn your base camp to fish the Columbia River and area lakes. Free Comfort Sunshine Breakfast, indoor pool/hot tub, free wireless internet.

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Rock Dancer Buck Tail Jig

Rock Dancer Buck Tail Jig

On the Story Page of my web site, I have a piece on the basic tackle for steelhead fishing in Central Washington.  In this article I mention the jig and slip bobber technique.  Jigs are essentially made with either buck tail or marabou, and both have advantages. read more...