20 02, 2020

Heavy Stocking Arriving on West Virginia’s Blackwater River

2020-05-08T12:26:49-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer It’s no secret that the Blackwater River is one of West Virginia’s most treasured trout fisheries. Located roughly an hour from Elkins this well-known river is inches from Davis and Blackwater Falls and receives heavy stocking to the beat of roughly 20,000 fish each year. Trout plants are well underway and more [...]

Heavy Stocking Arriving on West Virginia’s Blackwater River2020-05-08T12:26:49-07:00
6 09, 2019

Trout Fishing Alaska’s Quartz Lake

2019-10-31T08:54:23-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer It's rare we hear that Pautzke salmon eggs don't work for trout. Meanwhile, minutes after signing a waiver and going over the boat inspection at Alaska's Quartz Lake the owner of Quartz Lake Boat Rentals told us to wait at the dock. She ran back up to the boat rental office, grabbed [...]

Trout Fishing Alaska’s Quartz Lake2019-10-31T08:54:23-07:00
23 05, 2019

West Virginia Stuffed with Trout for the Holiday

2019-10-31T08:54:23-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer Trout season is about to screech to a halt in West Virginia. On the heels of five months of aggressive trout stocking the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is about to take their foot off the gas as lakes, rivers and streams begin to warm. Fortunately, there's still time to cash [...]

West Virginia Stuffed with Trout for the Holiday2019-10-31T08:54:23-07:00
5 11, 2018

Big Trout Eating Up in Rural Retreat

2019-10-31T08:54:16-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer Trout stocking has resumed in Virginia. Meanwhile, foot traffic remains low on many planted creeks and rivers in the region as hunting remains in focus. Fortunately, that spells opportunity for anglers looking to tangle with trout this fall. We spent a week filming in the region and found excellent stream conditions at [...]

Big Trout Eating Up in Rural Retreat2019-10-31T08:54:16-07:00
12 06, 2018

VA’s Big Tumbling Creek Getting Huge Trout Plants

2019-10-31T08:54:01-07:00

By: Samuel Davidson We’ve been catching lots of trout since the opening day, but never have had the opportunity to catch trout this big this season. This is the biggest fishing week all year at Big Tumbling Creek. The creek is loaded with brooks and rainbows right now and the Virginia Department of Game & [...]

VA’s Big Tumbling Creek Getting Huge Trout Plants2019-10-31T08:54:01-07:00
15 05, 2018

Virginia’s Crooked Creek Stuffed with Trout

2019-10-31T08:53:55-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer Tis the season when massive trout plants are taking place in Southwest Virginia. Near the top of that list is Crooked Creek, a place that is stocked several times a week by the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries. The creek is in excellent shape this spring and pushing out easy [...]

Virginia’s Crooked Creek Stuffed with Trout2019-10-31T08:53:55-07:00
15 11, 2017

Arkansas River Trout On the Fall Feed

2019-10-31T08:53:36-07:00

By: Dustin Slinker Fall in Southern Colorado spells opportunity to catch lots of trout in prime waters. After spending several days on the Arkansas River in Pueblo, lower flows mixed with dirty water did not make for the best fishing conditions. That didn’t stop us from catching some beautiful trout while filming Pautzke Outdoors here. [...]

Arkansas River Trout On the Fall Feed2019-10-31T08:53:36-07:00
27 08, 2017

Alaska Trout Grabbing New Fire Balls

2018-04-18T18:57:39-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer Driving along the Richardson Highway on our way to salmon fish in Valdez Pautzke pro staffer Mike Wickkiser and I noticed a small waterfall on the left side of the road roughly 200 yards down an embankment. It was classic Alaska scenery upstream of a high mountain lake, looked trouty and we [...]

Alaska Trout Grabbing New Fire Balls2018-04-18T18:57:39-07:00
25 05, 2017

Pecos River Loaded with Trout for the Holiday Weekend

2018-04-18T18:58:11-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer The Pecos River is one of the most heavily fished rivers in Northern New Mexico. Located a short distance from Santa Fe and Albuquerque anyone who trout fishes comes here. Fortunately, the stocking truck arrives frequently. If the New Mexico Game & Fish didn’t stock it as aggressively as they do it’s [...]

Pecos River Loaded with Trout for the Holiday Weekend2018-04-18T18:58:11-07:00
4 10, 2016

Pennsylvania’s Penns Creek Primed with Fall Browns

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

By: Isaac Zettle It’s an exciting time for brown trout in Central Pennsylvania. For the first time in almost a year we’re starting to see vibrant color on these fish. We’re starting to see those red spots with white rings around them and that deep, vivid yellow that tells us winter is only a few [...]

Pennsylvania’s Penns Creek Primed with Fall Browns2019-10-31T08:52:58-07:00
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