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Alaska’s Ship Creek Loaded with Silvers

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Spawn|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Dustin Slinker It’s been a bounce back year for silver salmon on Ship Creek. We are coming off the heels of last year where silver salmon were poor in South Central Alaska. Not only [...]

Learn to Catch More Halibut with Glitter Butt Juice

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Halibut|Tags: , , , |

By: Terry Wiest Much of the West Coast offers quality halibut fishing. Halibut are most commonly targeted while anchored. Last year I blogged about my “Golf Ball Scent Bomb” that crushed halibut. This year on [...]

Toronto Salmon Bite Impressing Ontario Trollers

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Bojan Zivkovic Salmon season has been productive on the north shore of Lake Ontario. Trollers chasing Chinook, coho and steelhead in the depths been hooking good numbers of fish, and those big Chinook are [...]

The Best Brined Baits for Buoy 10

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: salmon|Tags: , , , |

By Connor Taplin At Buoy 10 you are fishing rod tip to rod tip with others. There are 1,000 of rods in the water. You need to have the best bait for the salmon to [...]

Puget Sound Salmon Much Better This Summer

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

By: Mike Ainsworth At the start of the season in July we were targeting resident coho, but couldn’t keep the king salmon off our lines. For those of you that fished North Puget Sound last [...]

Learn to Make a Fire Worm & Catch More Trout

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Spawn|

By: Mike Wickkiser Dough bait catches trout. Just like many trout anglers across North America I’ve used dough bait for as long as I’ve been fishing. Many anglers simply cast the dough bait out, let [...]

Learn to Use Fire Dye Worms To Catch Big Bluegill

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: bluegill|Tags: , , |

By: Kyle Deavers We all know that catching bluegill isn’t difficult. Anyone can do it. I’ve been fun-fishing for bluegill my entire life and have never struggled to get bit. Meanwhile, catching hand-size bluegill can [...]

Chama River Fishing Well For Trout

By | July 31st, 2017|Categories: Spawn, trout|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Chris Shaffer Most rivers and streams in Northern New Mexico have finally receded to favorable levels and anglers are catching limits of trout following heavy stockings by New Mexico Game & Fish. This pattern [...]

Wisconsin Salmon Fishing: Best in Many Years

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

By: Kyle Deavers This season has been a welcome sight to salmon anglers in Wisconsin. For the first time in many years we are catching large numbers of Chinook and they are much bigger than [...]

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 [...]