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Learn to Cure Perfect Eggs: For Lake Ontario Tributaries

By: Ted Kessler Our salmon have changed their habits this year. Traditionally, we aim to cure an orangey-pinkish egg, but this year they want more of a darker red/pink color. It’s been kind of interesting as all the guides are experiencing this. We all know how important it is to have well-cured eggs, but this [...]

Learn to Cure Perfect Eggs: For Lake Ontario Tributaries2018-10-18T13:04:52+00:00

Learn to Make The Perfect Side Drifting Egg

By: Jason Thatcher Not every curing method is the right one for every fishing application. This holds especially true when pursuing king salmon in-river. Is a hover-fishing bait or tidewater bobber bait ideal for side drifting and boondogging or vice versa? No, not really. To maximize bait’s effectiveness successful anglers tailor their bait to a [...]

Learn to Make The Perfect Side Drifting Egg2018-10-16T16:28:11+00:00

GTA Salmon Season Still Going Strong

By: Bojan “Bojangles” Zivkovic On the heels of an excellent big lake season our GTA rivers are plugged with salmon. Most Lake Ontario tributaries (east and west of Toronto) still have an abundance of salmon. I’m expecting the run to last at least a few more weeks. Meanwhile, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron and Lake Superior [...]

GTA Salmon Season Still Going Strong2018-10-15T14:39:33+00:00

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

More Salmon Coming To The Salmon River

By: Troy Creasy There’s been a lot of salmon swimming up the Salmon River this season. Most of them came in September and the river was loaded with fish. Right now we are eagerly awaiting another blast of salmon, which could come any day. I think the run will go through October this year. While [...]

More Salmon Coming To The Salmon River2018-10-05T16:15:55+00:00

Eastern Lake Ontario Streams Loaded with Salmon

By: Andy Bliss After the incredible summer fishery we saw on Lake Ontario the early returns of spawning salmon has exceeded our expectations. Our salmon typically start entering the river in mid September in good numbers. This season by the third week of September we saw a huge push of salmon in the Eastern Lake [...]

Eastern Lake Ontario Streams Loaded with Salmon2018-10-03T16:41:58+00:00

Hanford Reach Still Open to Salmon Fishing

By: Toby Wyatt While most of the Columbia River is closed to salmon fishing the Hanford Reach is still open and producing decent numbers of Chinook. In a normal year we have at least a two fish limit, but this year with low numbers of salmon returning we only have a one-fish limit. So far, [...]

Hanford Reach Still Open to Salmon Fishing2018-10-01T20:40:50+00:00

Sacramento River Experiencing Very Good Fishing

By: Jeff Goodwin We are knocking on October’s door, which means the upper sections of the Sacramento River will see impressive numbers of king salmon. Currently sport anglers and salmon guides are seeing lights-out style fishing near the Barge Hole and are catching limits daily. I believe this is the best salmon fishing we’ve seen [...]

Sacramento River Experiencing Very Good Fishing2018-09-26T16:17:26+00:00

Klamath River Salmon Update

By: Mick Thomas The Klamath River is absolutely loaded with salmon right now. Unfortunately, we met the quota for adult Chinook September 12 and the Lower Klamath River is now open to possession of only jack salmon and hatchery steelhead. Meanwhile, it’s been a phenomenal run. It’s off the charts and there’s way more salmon [...]

Klamath River Salmon Update2018-09-23T16:49:15+00:00

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