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Wisconsin Big Lake Serving Up Multiple Species

By: Kyle Deavers This has been one of the better trolling seasons we’ve experienced in a long time. We’ve seen success catching Chinook, coho, steelhead, lake trout and brown trout. This pattern will likely continue through summer. On the Wisconsin side we’re roughly a month behind schedule, which means there’s still a lot of cold [...]

Wisconsin Big Lake Serving Up Multiple Species2018-06-26T16:01:27+00:00

Run Prawns for Columbia River Summer Steelhead

By: Bob Kratzer Summertime on the Columbia River and its tributaries spells opportunity to catch summer steelhead and summer Chinook. Whether from the bank or on a boat this fishery has been dominated by anglers using coon stripe prawns the last decade. Many commercial outfits produce prawns and sell them at retailers, but most carry [...]

Run Prawns for Columbia River Summer Steelhead2018-06-14T13:01:53+00:00

Northern Ontario Steelhead Providing Late Season Chrome

By: Josh Choronzey If you are Canadian Great Lakes angler and packing away your spring steelhead gear, you might want to re-think your priorities. You can thank Mother Nature for an extended opportunity to connect with fresh steelhead in mid to late May this year on the upper Great Lakes. Northern Lake Huron and Superior [...]

Northern Ontario Steelhead Providing Late Season Chrome2018-05-23T03:44:58+00:00

Last Chance for Wisconsin Steelhead

By: Kyle Deavers In March and April we’ve been plagued by low water along the Southeast Wisconsin shoreline. These conditions have made steelhead fishing tough. With gin clear, slow and low water the steelhead were weary through much of our spring. In fact, in March many steelhead were already on their spawning beds, which is [...]

Last Chance for Wisconsin Steelhead2018-04-19T17:49:16+00:00

Niagara River “Spring” Steelhead Update

By: Ted Kessler Even though our March was slower than normal due to Arctic like weather we are looking forward to good spring fishing as weather patterns stabilize and the river gradually warms. I’d say our steelhead run on the Niagara River this year has been average, which is good. Given the current conditions I [...]

Niagara River “Spring” Steelhead Update2018-04-18T18:56:07+00:00

Ontario Steelhead Anglers Finding Surf Fishing Action

By: Bojan Zivkovic With the trout opener still a few weeks away I started off my late winter/early spring steelhead season by surf fishing and have found willing steelhead. Plunking Lake Ontario and Georgian Bay beaches and river mouths using big spawn sacs with fresh steelhead skein cured with Orange Fire Cure has been the hot [...]

Ontario Steelhead Anglers Finding Surf Fishing Action2018-04-18T18:56:08+00:00

Salmon River Steelhead Poised for Great Spring Action

By: Troy Creasy It’s been a great year for steelhead on the Salmon River. Sure we had high water all winter, but steelhead trickled in on high water. The hatchery got its eggs in a few days. There’s a ton of steelhead around this year. This is the best run we’ve seen in five years [...]

Salmon River Steelhead Poised for Great Spring Action2018-04-18T18:56:10+00:00

Anglers Working Harder for Chrome on The North Oregon Coast

By: Dave Manners Steelhead season on the North Oregon Coast hasn’t been as good this year as it’s been in the past. We’ve had some incredible days, but overall we aren’t catching as many fish this year. With that said I’m catching fish every day, just not as many as we’re used to. On a [...]

Anglers Working Harder for Chrome on The North Oregon Coast2018-04-18T18:56:19+00:00

Learn to Water Harden Eggs for Great Lakes Spring Steelhead

By: James Swearingen As we transition from winter to spring I prefer using trout/steelhead eggs when targeting spring steelhead. I believe steelhead eggs are effective because that’s what the fish are keying in on. This is natural food source and something they see on a regular basis this time of year. Many anglers use powdered [...]

Learn to Water Harden Eggs for Great Lakes Spring Steelhead2018-04-18T18:56:21+00:00

Learn to Cure Eggs Like ZZ Todd

By: Todd Hatfield There are many cures and methods to cure eggs. However, when targeting winter steelhead I like to keep mine simple. The process detailed below is designed for curing scraped eggs. Scraped eggs tend to be wet. They juice before cured because of the process to remove them from the skein. In fact, [...]

Learn to Cure Eggs Like ZZ Todd2018-04-18T18:56:24+00:00

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