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Expedite Your Egg Cure With a Wet Brine

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Duane Inglin The availability of Chinook and coho eggs can be plentiful in the fall and curing them is an easy process. Using a gallon Ziploc and BorX O Fire or Fire Cure there [...]

Get Awesome UV Eggs Now For Winter Steelhead Fishing

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Steelhead, trout|Tags: , , , , |

By: James Swearingen Salmon fever is high in the Great Lakes. Many of us are drifting skein or sacks under a float and catching lots of king salmon. Meanwhile, this time of year when we [...]

Try This New Egg Cure: Catch More Salmon

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Kyle Deavers I’ve been fishing with the same egg cure recipe for the past two seasons and it’s helped me catch salmon daily. However, a few weeks ago my fishing partner came to me [...]

Durham’s Falls Lake Stuffed with Pan Size Crappie

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: crappie|Tags: , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer Maria’s winds churned up seas in Eastern North Carolina last week and altered our fishing schedule. Set to film Pautzke Outdoors on the coast Tuesday and Wednesday we opted to stay in [...]

Niagara River Salmon: Best in a Decade

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , |

By: Frank Campbell We’ve had the best salmon fishing in about 10 years. The number fish in the Niagara River has been as good as it’s been in more than a decade. That doesn’t mean [...]

Columbia River Still Kicking Out Lots of Salmon

By | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Connor Taplin Salmon fishing on the Columbia River continues to be great in the Portland area. However, the bite will likely slow in the next few weeks. Fortunately, anglers will be able to migrate [...]

Wisconsin Salmon Bite Peaking Now

By | October 1st, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , |

By: Kyle Deavers Harbor and river salmon fishing started much earlier than we are used to in Wisconsin this year. The first two weeks of September provided exceptional salmon fishing as unseasonable cold weather drew [...]

Lake Ontario Salmon Still Showing in Big Numbers

By | September 28th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , |

By: Andy Bliss This year will go down as one of the greatest years for salmon fishing on Lake Ontario and it doesn’t seem to want to slow down. We’ve had great numbers, large fish [...]

Learn to Cure Eggs for Great Lakes Salmon

By | September 27th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , |

By: Kyle McClelland Good bait is everything when targeting Great Lakes salmon. If you don’t have good bait the skein is going to fall apart after every cast and loses color fast. Quality bait is [...]

Puget Sound Coho Still Showing Well

By | September 27th, 2017|Categories: salmon, Spawn|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Mike Ainsworth After two poor years the Puget Sound coho fishery has rebounded. We’ve seen an influx of numbers and larger than average coho this year and there’s still more than a month left [...]