31 05, 2017

Use Brined Shrimp For Drano/Wind River Springers

2018-04-18T18:58:10-07:00

By: Toby Wyatt Although upriver stocks of spring salmon (those headed to Eastern Washington and Idaho) are struggling, Drano and the Wind River still have good runs of springers. Because of these two fisheries a lot of us fishing guides were able to salvage a season. These are two places that are thriving now and [...]

Use Brined Shrimp For Drano/Wind River Springers2018-04-18T18:58:10-07:00
23 04, 2017

Lake Chelan Kokanee In Full Swing

2018-04-18T18:58:39-07:00

By: Brad Wagner As our cold, snowy North Central Washington winter fades to a blustery spring Lake Chelan’s kokanee fishery is heating up as fast as the air. While we have been making the cold, long boat ride up lake the fish are starting their annual migration down lake to follow the food. Fortunately, those [...]

Lake Chelan Kokanee In Full Swing2018-04-18T18:58:39-07:00
5 04, 2017

Learn to Cure/Fish Coon Shrimp for PNW Springers

2018-04-18T18:58:48-07:00

By: Terry Wiest The Springers are coming! Meanwhile, the Columbia River is high and dirty. Therefore, many anglers will be looking for smaller water alternatives. On the other hand, to approach smaller water alternative tactics need to be employed, which we’ll cover in this blog. In the Northwest we have several alternatives to the Columbia [...]

Learn to Cure/Fish Coon Shrimp for PNW Springers2018-04-18T18:58:48-07:00
29 03, 2017

High Water Forcing Anglers to Run Plugs for Columbia Springers

2018-04-18T18:58:55-07:00

By: Mike Ainsworth A reflection of high water and lots of snowmelt this week the Columbia River is a foot and a half above flood stage. Fortunately, this doesn’t mean you have to forgo your spring king fishing. Meanwhile, you’ll likely have to alter your techniques to be successful. The springers are going to come [...]

High Water Forcing Anglers to Run Plugs for Columbia Springers2018-04-18T18:58:55-07:00
21 03, 2017

Northern Indiana Steelhead Swimming into Spring Stride

2018-04-18T18:59:03-07:00

By: Todd Hatfield We’ve had unstable weather in Northern Indiana for the past month. We’ve had record highs, extreme runoff and then dipped back below freezing. What this has done is confused the steelhead. They started spawning a few weeks ago, then stopped and now they are starting again. What this means is that there’s [...]

Northern Indiana Steelhead Swimming into Spring Stride2018-04-18T18:59:03-07:00
2 11, 2016

The Traveling Classroom: Learn To Cure The Ultimate Fall Salmon Egg

2019-10-31T08:53:06-07:00

Fall is in the air and many of our rivers are stuffed with returning salmon. This is opportunity to catch and harvest adult Chinook, coho and chum, which affords the opportunity to also harvest eggs. One thing to keep in mind when curing eggs obtained from fall salmon is not all eggs are created equal. [...]

The Traveling Classroom: Learn To Cure The Ultimate Fall Salmon Egg2019-10-31T08:53:06-07:00
5 10, 2016

It’s Salmon Season on Superior’s North Shore

2019-10-31T08:52:58-07:00

By: Tom Armstrong Fall in Northwestern Ontario is an amazing time. We have cooler days, leaves changing colour and the fishing is hot. It’s a good place to be. The fall salmon run is in full swing along the north shore of Lake Superior. Healthy runs of Chinook, pink, the odd Coho and plenty of [...]

It’s Salmon Season on Superior’s North Shore2019-10-31T08:52:58-07:00
14 09, 2016

Wisconsin Salmon Staging on the Lakefront

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

By: Kyle Deavers The skein bite has been hit or miss the past few weeks in Southeast Wisconsin. Some days we’re getting a few fish to bite in the harbors and rivers on skein. Meanwhile, warmer than normal river and harbor temperatures are keeping most of the salmon pinned to the lakefront. With the current [...]

Wisconsin Salmon Staging on the Lakefront2019-10-31T08:52:52-07:00
15 08, 2016

The Guide’s Secret Bait to Catch Big Halibut

2019-10-31T08:52:51-07:00

By: Rye Phillips My job is to catch clients once in a lifetime halibut. During the summer I’m based in Southeast Alaska and people come from all over the world to experience world-class halibut fishing here in Icy Strait near Gustavus, which is the nearest commercial airport. Our fishery, like those in the Northwest, BC [...]

The Guide’s Secret Bait to Catch Big Halibut2019-10-31T08:52:51-07:00
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
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