29 04, 2016

Learn to Cure Prawns: For Springers

2019-10-31T08:52:39-07:00

By: Kyle Buschelman It’s no secret that good bait catches more fish. When it comes to springer fishing, having well cured bait marks the difference between a poor and successful day and being a full time fishing guide poor outings aren’t an option. My job is to put fish in the boat daily. I accomplish [...]

Learn to Cure Prawns: For Springers2019-10-31T08:52:39-07:00
26 04, 2016

Northeast Pennsylvania Lake Trout On the Chew

2019-10-31T08:52:39-07:00

By: James Swearingen I’ve spent my whole life trout fishing in Pennsylvania and had never caught a lake trout. This year a few friends and I decided to check it off the bucket list and booked a charter with Manufactured Mayhem Sport Fishing out Erie (PA) to catch lake trout. Our goal was to land [...]

Northeast Pennsylvania Lake Trout On the Chew2019-10-31T08:52:39-07:00
25 04, 2016

North Carolina’s Davidson River Getting Heavy Trout Plants (And Pressure)

2019-10-31T08:52:39-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer The Davidson River’s hatchery supported section is one of the most heavily fished two miles of river in Western North Carolina. A favorite of day users, campers, hikers and locals, this popular section of river that rests below the fly only water gets hammered by anglers. Depending on when you arrive fishing [...]

North Carolina’s Davidson River Getting Heavy Trout Plants (And Pressure)2019-10-31T08:52:39-07:00
21 04, 2016

The Time is Now to Fish Western NC’s Shelton Laurel Creek

2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer It’s the heart of trout season in Western North Carolina and while the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission works overtime to stock as many creeks, lakes and rivers as they can during the spring there’s only so many fish to go around. Even under heavy fishing pressure some spots, like Shelton Laurel [...]

The Time is Now to Fish Western NC’s Shelton Laurel Creek2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00
17 04, 2016

West Virginia’s Shavers Fork Getting Trout Weekly

2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer A group of five of us had worked our way from the bottom of the tiny town of Bemis up to the bridge and made hundreds of casts into countess holes on Shavers Fork only to catch three rainbows in roughly an hour. Sitting on a porch of a small waterfront cabin [...]

West Virginia’s Shavers Fork Getting Trout Weekly2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00
15 04, 2016

Statewide Pennsylvania Trout Opener Saturday

2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer The statewide Pennsylvania trout opener takes place tomorrow and with excellent weather conditions expected anglers can expect large crowds and lots of action on multiple species of trout. We’ve dove in depth the past few days covering the greater Pittsburgh and Southwest PA regions and have called in a few favors with [...]

Statewide Pennsylvania Trout Opener Saturday2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00
14 04, 2016

Southwest PA Trout Waters To Open Saturday

2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00

By: Joey Usher For the last two months the PA Fish and Boat Commission has been working overtime to stock a ton of our lakes, rivers and streams in the greater Southwest PA area. On Saturday I’m expecting large crowds for the opener. Lots of people are expected to be chasing the rainbows, browns and [...]

Southwest PA Trout Waters To Open Saturday2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00
13 04, 2016

Pennsylvania Golden Rainbows Heavily Stocked for Saturday’s Opener

2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer Golden rainbows have been stocked in Pennsylvania for almost 50 years. Meanwhile, in today’s social media happy world their popularity is skyrocketing. Photos of large golden rainbows go viral frequently. Anglers aggressively searched stocked waters for a chance at catching them. On the other hand, there’s also confusion around what they really [...]

Pennsylvania Golden Rainbows Heavily Stocked for Saturday’s Opener2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00
12 04, 2016

West Virginia’s Potomac River Golden Rainbows on the Chew

2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer We had no plans of fishing the North Fork of the South Branch of the Potomac River. Meanwhile, paralleling the system on the way to the South Branch of the Potomac we couldn’t resist making a cast. On the other hand, even on a Wednesday fishing pressure was high. We struggled to [...]

West Virginia’s Potomac River Golden Rainbows on the Chew2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00
12 04, 2016

Pittsburgh Area Lakes & Steams Open to Trout Fishing Saturday

2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00

By: James Swearingen Looking at the forecast for this weekend I’m expecting good conditions for the trout opener in the greater Pittsburgh area. They are calling for rain all day today, which is likely to raise stream levels and spread fish throughout the system. I’d say that’s a good thing. This will spread the fishing [...]

Pittsburgh Area Lakes & Steams Open to Trout Fishing Saturday2019-10-31T08:52:38-07:00
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