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Western PA Trout Opens Saturday

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , , |

By: James Swearingen I think this year’s trout opener with be on par with the last few years. We just had our mentor youth day and there was a lot of large fish caught. There’s [...]

New Mexico’s Rio Mora Stuffed with Trout

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer Did anyone in Northern New Mexico catch a 19-inch rainbow that broke them off recently? How about two of them? I’m sure many of you will say yes. Fortunately, we caught those [...]

Niagara River Fishing Well – When Water is Clear

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: lake trout, Steelhead|Tags: , , , , |

By: Ted Kessler It’s been one of the toughest steelhead seasons I’ve seen in at least 20 years on the Lower Niagara River. We need ice on Lake Erie for our season to be good [...]

Learn to Cure/Fish Coon Shrimp for PNW Springers

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

By: Terry Wiest The Springers are coming! Meanwhile, the Columbia River is high and dirty. Therefore, many anglers will be looking for smaller water alternatives. On the other hand, to approach smaller water alternative tactics [...]

Rio Grande Bass & Walleye Biting Now!

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: bass, walleye|Tags: , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer When we met Kris Flores of Muddy River Catfishing for dinner in Elephant Butte Saturday night I could sense he wasn’t excited about our planned outing Sunday. He looked defeated after spending [...]

Big Splake Still Showing in Northern Ontario

By | April 1st, 2017|Categories: splake|Tags: , , |

By: Chris Shaffer I’d never been splake fishing. Coming from The States, splake aren’t one of the more heavily stocked species. Meanwhile, I’d always wanted to experience quality splake fishing and was fortunate to meet [...]

GTA Seeing Early Spring Steelhead Action

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Steelhead|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Bojan Zivkovic During the past couple months we’ve experienced dramatic weather changes in Southwestern Ontario. Temperatures have been inconsistent. We've seen 30-degree differences in two days. These abnormal temperature swings have affected plants, wildlife [...]

Last Chance for Pike in Northern Ontario

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: northern pike|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer Northern Ontario is littered with some of the best fishing in North America. With that in mind it didn’t take much convincing for us to fly north and spend a three-day weekend [...]

Penns Creek Trout Showing in High/Muddy Water

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: trout|

By: Isaac Zettle Penns Creek is high and the water is murky. While this is intimidating for many anglers it’s prime time for fishing Penns. When the water is murky browns tend to bite well, [...]

High Water Forcing Anglers to Run Plugs for Columbia Springers

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Mike Ainsworth A reflection of high water and lots of snowmelt this week the Columbia River is a foot and a half above flood stage. Fortunately, this doesn’t mean you have to forgo your [...]