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Sacramento River Still Loaded with Stripers

By | May 26th, 2017|Categories: striped bass|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Scott Feist Most years the striper season on the Sacramento River has just about ended. Fortunately, that’s not the case this year. High water has enabled fishing to remain strong and the good news [...]

Pecos River Loaded with Trout for the Holiday Weekend

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer The Pecos River is one of the most heavily fished rivers in Northern New Mexico. Located a short distance from Santa Fe and Albuquerque anyone who trout fishes comes here. Fortunately, the [...]

Recent Uptick in Cowlitz Springers

By | May 24th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Bob Kratzer Springer fishing on the Cowlitz River has been decent. It hasn’t been horrible and hasn’t been great. There’s fish here and we’ve had an uptick in recent days, but we are dealing [...]

Anchorage’s Ship Creek Has Salmon Now

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Dustin Slinker May is a special time in Anchorage. It’s when king salmon begin the trek back to their spawning grounds and when anglers line the banks of Ship Creek. This season is already [...]

Learn to Fire Dye Live Shiners For California Stripers

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: striped bass|Tags: , , , , |

By: Scott Feist It’s hard to reinvent the wheel when it comes to live bait fishing, but Pautzke Fire Dye has done it. When you thought things couldn’t get better with live bait they do. [...]

Lower Rogue Anglers Grinding Out Springers

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , |

By: Troy Whitaker The good news is people are catching springers on the Lower Rogue. However, it’s been a fair run. I’d call it average. It hasn’t been the worst I’ve ever seen and there [...]

North Carolina/Virginia Border Cats Feeding in Shallow Water

By | May 21st, 2017|Categories: catfish|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer Wes Jordan was adamant. He wanted all the rods out of the holders and resting on the deck. No rod tips were to be exposed, he said. At the time we were [...]

PA’s Big Poe Creek Loaded with Trout

By | May 20th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer Poe Valley is a favorite place for many Pennsylvanians to camp and fish. Many have been coming here for decades and fishing the lake and the creek below it. Meanwhile, if you [...]

Indiana Wipers & Bass Hammering Fire Dye Minnows

By | May 18th, 2017|Categories: bass, wipers|

By: Dustin Slinker I’ve spent the last decade of my life guiding for salmon and trout in Alaska. However, I was fortunate to return to my childhood fishing grounds in Indiana to do some bass [...]

Niagara Steelhead to Show Through May

By | May 18th, 2017|Categories: bass, lake trout, Steelhead|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer In Buffalo to film Lake Erie smallmouth bass fishing with live Fire Dye minnows I got a call from Frank Campbell of Niagara Region Charter Service Monday asking me if I wanted [...]