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New Mexico’s Hopewell Lake Loaded with Trout

By | July 18th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer It’s been an interesting spring and summer at Northern New Mexico’s Hopewell Lake. The small, high mountain lake took longer than normal to shed its winter layer of ice. Anglers used to [...]

Alaska’s Susitna Drainage Now Open to Bait

By | July 8th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , |

By: Andy Couch Mark the date — the Susitna River drainage north of Anchorage, Alaska opens to bait and scent fishing on Friday July 14, 2017.  Because of low king salmon numbers the entire Susitna [...]

Learn to Fish Sand Shrimp & Eggs For Oregon Springers

By | July 5th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Steven Theel Springers are known for being much more finicky than their fall counterparts and our Upper Rogue fish are no exception. This can be especially true when the water is high and cold [...]

Arkansas Crappie Showing on Beaver Lake

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: crappie|

By: Chris Shaffer Many anglers think crappie season is over in Northwest Arkansas. Meanwhile, Russ Taylor of Get of the Net Guide Service used a quick trip after work last night to prove to us [...]

Central Pennsylvania Still Has Trout

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: James Swearingen While fishing pressure has fallen off there’s still plenty of trout to be found in Central Pennsylvania. The good news is there’s fewer anglers out there targeting them. There were deer tracks [...]

Upper Rogue Springers Showing Late

By | June 25th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Steven Theel This hasn’t been a normal year for springer fishing in Southern Oregon. Historically, our springer run peaks in late May when hatchery fish return to the Upper Rogue River. Meanwhile, extremely high [...]

New Mexico’s Red River Loaded with Big Rainbows

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer In New Mexico catching five-fish limits of trout that weigh more than 12 pounds isn’t common. In fact, it’s rare. Meanwhile, that feat can be achieved at the Red River, as long [...]

Michigan/Indiana Walleye & Pike: Grabbing Live Dyed Minnows

By | June 18th, 2017|Categories: northern pike, walleye|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Todd Hatfield While I wait for our summer steelhead run to evolve we’ve been spending a lot of time chasing large northern pike and walleye in Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan. Almost every lakefront [...]

Learn What New Scent Guides Use to Catch Bigger Catfish

By | June 14th, 2017|Categories: catfish|Tags: , , |

By: Wes “Redbeard” Jordan The first time I used Catfish Nectar I had my reservations. Catfishing has gained a lot of popularity in recent years and there are now hundreds of bait products on the [...]

The Perfect Cure For Alaska’s Ship Creek

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , |

By: Dustin Slinker Curing eggs can be fun and easy. Below is how we cure our eggs when targeting king salmon on Ship Creek in Anchorage, Alaska. When fishing Ship Creek for king salmon I [...]