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Get the Scoop on Ice Fishing in Southern BC

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , |

By Rodney Hsu While ice fishing has been practiced in Canada for decades, it’s relatively unknown in British Columbia, particularly the southwest. In recent years, the popularity of this winter recreational fishery has grown due [...]

Ice Fishing Action Ramping Up in the Anchorage Bowl

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , |

By: Dustin Slinker Visiting Alaska is a dream vacation for many. Meanwhile, most trips aren’t planned during the winter months rather during the summer when it’s warmer and greener in the Land of the Midnight [...]

Great Lakes Anglers Using Cured Shrimp for Trout/Steelhead

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Steelhead, trout|Tags: , , , , |

By: Kyle Deavers For the last decade I’ve been using spawn bags daily for steelhead. However, with more shrimp showing up in the Great Lakes I figured it was time to match the hatch and [...]

Learn to Ice Fish with Brined Shrimp This Winter

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Spawn|Tags: , , , |

By: Dustin Slinker It’s ice fishing season across North America. Many of us will be targeting trout, char and pike. When I target these species I make a trip to the local grocery store and [...]

Bundle Up for Erie Winter Steelhead

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Steelhead|Tags: , , , , |

By: James Swearingen It’s been a warm winter in Steelhead Alley. Instead of lots of snow, we’ve had a lot more rain this year than previous years. We’ve had 10-12 blowouts and we usually have [...]

Seward Highway Rainbows Showing Through the Ice

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer After frigid temperatures blanketed the greater Anchorage area and Kenai Peninsula a week ago more mild conditions have settled in. In fact, this week the region has seen bumps of heat greater [...]

Pennsylvania Perch Grabbing Live Minnows

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: perch|Tags: , , , |

By: Joey Usher Western Pennsylvania isn’t known nationally for large perch. However, we do have a few lakes that harbor slab-size perch. The perch are active all year, and with trout stocking few-and-far between right [...]

Northern Montana Trout Showing Through the Ice

By | January 29th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer While much of the country is struggling to keep safe ice, most of Montana isn’t having that problem. In fact, in the northern part of the state it’s been a fantastic ice-fishing [...]

Montana’s Georgetown Lake Kicking Out Nice Bows

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Steelhead|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer To say it was cold at Montana’s Georgetown Lake would be an understatement. When we arrived on a few feet of ice mid-morning the temperature rang in at -18. As cold as [...]

Oregon’s North Coast Steelhead Rivers To Fish This Week

By | January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Steelhead|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Pat Abel Steelhead fishing has been challenging this year in the greater Tillamook area. Unfortunately, we’ve had to deal with snow, freezing cold, east winds and flooding. To be honest, I haven’t been on [...]