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Great Lakes Anglers: Try This Salmon Egg Cure

By: Kyle Deavers Great Lakes salmon anglers who don’t believe color matters when curing eggs are wrong. Color does matter. Early in the year more natural colors are effective. However, as the season progresses getting a salmon’s attention are critical to seeing your bobber go down. This is when having better colored skein comes in [...]

Great Lakes Anglers: Try This Salmon Egg Cure2018-10-08T16:29:31+00:00

Guide Talks Borax Egg Cures For Fall Salmon

By: Alan Borges On many of the big river systems along the West Coast the water tends to be warmer than salmon prefer in late summer and early fall. Many of these systems harbor water warmer than 65 degrees, which is warm for salmon. This warmer water also affects cured roe and forces me to [...]

Guide Talks Borax Egg Cures For Fall Salmon2018-09-17T18:11:43+00:00

Feather River Salmon: Already Better Than Expected

By: Chris Shaffer We had planned to film Pautzke Outdoors this week in Southern California’s Kern River Drainage until guide Scott Feist of Feisty Fish Guide Service called me Sunday night when I was in New Jersey and asked me to reroute to Northern California. After a meager and uneventful forecast, this year’s annually salmon [...]

Feather River Salmon: Already Better Than Expected2018-08-08T17:50:00+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

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 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

Learn to Make the Perfect Egg For Spring Chinook

By: Duane Inglin When fishing bait for steelhead I prefer dime size egg clusters. Meanwhile, when I get larger, more mature skeins I cure them for springers. Spring Chinook are finicky biters. These plump, juicy eggs that milk out well and emit a strong scent trail increase strikes. With springers combining multiple baits that springers [...]

Learn to Make the Perfect Egg For Spring Chinook2018-04-18T18:56:25+00:00

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