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Cowlitz Steelhead off to Slow Start – But Big Ones Around

By: Todd Daniels The Cowlitz River is the only place in Washington that has hatchery steelhead now. That’s it. Essentially, it’s a ghost town everywhere else. This being said the season has started off on the slower side. However, the numbers of steelhead returning are picking up daily. The good thing is, this year the [...]

Get the Scoop on Ice Fishing in Southern BC

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 to the development of new fishing opportunities by the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC. More anglers are venturing on the [...]

Southern Ontario Steelhead Iced Into Winter Pattern

By: Bojan Zivkovic Our fall steelhead season flew by quickly in Southwestern Ontario. A reflection of low water conditions, many rivers saw poor returns. Low water has affected our winter steelhead, too. When we have high water our rivers normally fish in mid winter. Meanwhile, with the low water we have now many of our [...]

North Oregon Coast Still Seeing Fall Chinook

By: Big Dave Manners When I think about this fall’s salmon season on Oregon’s north coast two things come to mind: we had lots of rain and a big push of fish early and there’s still salmon coming in now. It’s been much different than last fall when rain didn’t arrive until much later in [...]

Learn To Rig A Bobber & Eggs For Fall Salmon

By Terry J. Wiest Is there anything more effective than good cured roe for salmon? Not that I’m aware of. I love to twitch for coho, but if I could only use one technique for all salmon, float fishing with eggs knocks the socks off any other technique. Here’s what I do to rig up [...]

Guide Reveals Perfect Egg Cure For Coastal Fall Salmon

By: Kyle Buschelman The season to catch large coastal salmon from Northern California to British Columbia generally runs mid October thru early December. Meanwhile, it’s peak time now. These coastal rivers and steams offer opportunity to catch large kings and some coho, too, but the fisheries can be competitive. As a guide we have to [...]

Learn A Quick & Easy Way To Preserve Cured Eggs

By: Mike Ainsworth There’s nothing worse that pulling eggs out of the freezer and them having freezer burn on them. Freezer burn is common when anglers throw eggs directly into a plastic bag and freeze them for storage. Here's a quick and easy way to help preserve your precious eggs. I have been curing salmon [...]

The Traveling Classroom: Learn To Cure The Ultimate Fall Salmon Egg

Fall is in the air and many of our rivers are stuffed with returning salmon. This is opportunity to catch and harvest adult Chinook, coho and chum, which affords the opportunity to also harvest eggs. One thing to keep in mind when curing eggs obtained from fall salmon is not all eggs are created equal. [...]

It’s Salmon Season On California’s Smith River

By: Mick Thomas There’s a lot of fish in the Smith River, but half of them have already come through the main stem. We’ve had some huge pushes of fish in the past few weeks. That first storm brought a massive number of fish in the system and then the second and third storm brought [...]

Salmon Still Running in the Greater Toronto Area

By: Bojan Zivkovic The north shore of Lake Ontario has seen a strong salmon run this fall and it’s not over yet. Considering rivers have little water the fishing has been stellar in Southwestern Ontario. Low water levels forced schools of salmon into long and deep stretches, which is where they are now. These fish [...]