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Curing Epic Eggs For Sacramento River Salmon

By: Jeff Goodwin There are many techniques that are used to catch Sacramento River salmon, but dragging, hovering and back bouncing roe through holding water is at the top of the list, especially in the upper reaches of the Sacramento River where salmon season should be good through October. These egg fishing techniques have standout [...]

New York Tributaries Have Salmon Now

By: Andy Bliss After Tropical Storm Nate hammered the region with heavy rain Monday all Lake Ontario tributaries are running high and have salmon. The salmon run on the Lake Ontario tributaries is in full swing. This year is going to go down as one of the best salmon seasons in New York in a [...]

Learn to Mix Cure & Water: For the Perfect Great Lakes Egg

By: Ted Kessler It seems that every year I find something new when it comes to curing my eggs for fall salmon. I’ve gone from shake and bake cures where you put the eggs in a bag and shake Fire Cure on them to other methods such as brines, but this year I’ve started to [...]

Sacramento River in Heart of Salmon Season

By: Mike Bogue Back in the spring forecasters expected a poor salmon run on the Sacramento River. However, there’s been fair number of fish in the Upper Sacramento River since August and we’ve been catching fish daily since. Fishing hasn’t been red hot for everyone. Meanwhile, anglers are catching fish daily. I expect this pattern [...]

Columbia River Still Kicking Out Lots of Salmon

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 upriver to follow the fish and remain in consistent action through the end of the month. We are seeing about [...]

Wisconsin Salmon Bite Peaking Now

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 salmon out of Lake Michigan. However, the warm temperatures that have been with us for the last week has slowed [...]

Learn to Cure Eggs for Great Lakes Salmon

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 what puts my clients on constant action and is the difference between a good and poor day fishing. I go [...]

Great Lakes Guide Tip: Get the Most of Egg Skeins

By: Kyle Buck Not every body has access to lots of salmon eggs. And, to be honest, it's pretty hard to run guided trips daily without bait. Sure, we can run Mag Lips or beads, but good eggs is our go to. Here is a quick blog on how to get the most use out [...]

GTA Salmon Bite to Take Off with Cooler Weather

By: Bojan Zivkovic The Great Lakes have seen an increase in Chinook and coho populations this summer, and following stellar summer fishing on Lake Ontario we’re expecting a promising salmon run in our GTA rivers this fall. The cool rain and mild temperatures we saw a few weeks ago drew salmon into tributaries on the [...]

Learn the Most Effective Wisconsin Salmon Egg Cure

By: Kyle Deavers Our river salmon season in Wisconsin has started earlier than we are used to this year. We already have salmon in harbors and rivers from Kenosha to Northern Wisconsin. These salmon have taken to the skein bite for the past few weeks and this pattern will continue through early October. This egg [...]