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Berryessa Trout Fishing Set to Bust Loose

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Spawn|Tags: , , , |

By: Troy Barr Berryessa is full right now. It’s been spilling for more than 50 days. This hasn’t happened in a decade. We are excited. You’re going to be able to fish places we haven’t [...]

Salmon River Spring Steelhead Bite in Full Swing

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Spawn|Tags: , , , , |

By: Troy Creasy Overall our steelhead season was slow and tough in Upstate New York. Our numbers are down. Fortunately, for us on the Salmon River we have the hatchery and it’s keeping us fishing [...]

Feather River Striper Bite Excelling in High Water

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Spawn|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Scott Feist It’s no secret there’s a ton of water in the Sacramento Valley on the Feather and Sacramento River, but don’t let that discourage you. There are also more stripers than we’ve had [...]

North Georgia’s Chattahoochee River Getting Weekly Trout Plants

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer   As spring rolls toward summer the inventory of trout in the Chattahoochee River near Helen increases. Weekly plants by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources keep a steady flow of rainbow [...]

Lake Chelan Kokanee In Full Swing

By | April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Kokanee|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Brad Wagner As our cold, snowy North Central Washington winter fades to a blustery spring Lake Chelan’s kokanee fishery is heating up as fast as the air. While we have been making the cold, [...]

Thunder Bay Steelhead Run Starting Early This Spring

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Steelhead|Tags: , , , , |

By: Tom Armstrong Unseasonably warm weather has put us ahead of schedule in the greater Thunder Bay area. At this time last year we had snow along Superior’s north shore. This spring we're in t-shirts [...]

Pennsylvania Trout Season Opens Saturday

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , |

By: Chris Shaffer The general Pennsylvania trout season opens Saturday when thousands of anglers flood the state’s rivers, streams, creeks, ponds and lakes where millions of trout have been stocked. We’ve tabbed Andy Shiels, Director [...]

New Mexico’s Eagle Rock Lake Loaded with Trout

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer It’s hard to find a prettier place to fish in Northern New Mexico than Eagle Rock Lake. Minutes from Questa, the three-acre pond is loaded with trout after being stocked last week. [...]

PA’s Standing Stone Creek Opens Saturday

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: trout|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer Central Pennsylvania is littered with trout fishing opportunities. All enter the playing field Saturday when the general trout season begins. Anglers will be covering the banks of nearly every trout approved water [...]

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 [...]