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21 01, 2020

California’s Smith River Has Steelhead Now

2020-01-21T18:09:39-08:00

By: Mick Thomas After no fall salmon season (due to no water) we’ve finally got some good news on the Smith River. The rain we’ve been waiting months for brought in a large number of fresh steelhead. Since we’ve received heavy rain the last few days the numbers of steelhead in the river have been [...]

California’s Smith River Has Steelhead Now2020-01-21T18:09:39-08:00
19 01, 2020

Why Natural Trout Eggs Are Perfect For Great Lakes Steelhead

2020-01-19T16:55:08-08:00

By: James Swearingen We are in the heart of spawn sac season in the Great Lakes and for the first time in more than 20 years I’m using something different in my sacs. Historically, I’ve had to fish with salmon eggs and brown trout eggs that I harvested in the fall in New York. Meanwhile, [...]

Why Natural Trout Eggs Are Perfect For Great Lakes Steelhead2020-01-19T16:55:08-08:00
16 01, 2020

Colorado’s Stagecoach Reservoir Fishing Well Through the Ice

2020-01-16T18:57:30-08:00

By: Chris Shaffer Conditions are prime for ice fishing in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. And, after filming Pautzke Outdoors on Stagecoach Reservoir this week it’s safe to say we are in for another excellent season on the hardwater. We were fortunate to team up with Yampa Valley Anglers to film two episodes that will be released [...]

Colorado’s Stagecoach Reservoir Fishing Well Through the Ice2020-01-16T18:57:30-08:00
14 01, 2020