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Yearly Archives: 2013

/2013

Learning to Prepare Salmon Eggs For Steelhead Fishing

By Paul LeFebvre | 12/18/2013 By mid to late November in the Pacific Northwest many anglers shift their attention from salmon to steelhead. If you have been successful and caught a few females then good egg preparation will be one key to success in catching winter steelhead. Many articles and blogs have been written on [...]

Tillamook Area Kings Still Biting

By Big Dave Manners | 11/27/2013 Here in the Tillamook area we’ve had a great salmon season and although it’s slowing down quickly, there’s steelhead already showing. This leaves room for the rare chance to catch quality steelhead and Chinook during the next month. There’s a misconception that Chinook fishing in the Tillamook area is [...]

Steelhead & Silvers Following Rain Into Upper Rogue

By Steven Theel | 11/21/2013 November usually has people thinking coastal fall Kings here in Southern Oregon. However, where I fish on the Upper Rogue, it’s prime time for our late run summer steelhead. Starting November 1st the upper river opened back up to bait and all artificial lures after being flies only for two [...]

Lake Superior Salmon Season Recap

By Tom Armstrong | 11/20/2013 As late fall rolls around here in Northwestern Ontario, Canada, many sportsman head for the woods, chasing any number of furry or feathered creatures. With generous hunting seasons for small and big game, and waterfowl, there are endless opportunities for hunters in this region. Conveniently for anglers, this takes a [...]

For Reveals Easy Cure For Fall King Eggs

By Brad Wagner | 10/23/2013 I’ve been working on egg cures my entire life. However, the new method I’ve been using may be my effective ever for fall run Chinook. It has been out fishing my other egg cures 5-1 and is simple and quick. Rather than waiting on powder cures that can take longer [...]

Huron Steelhead On Fire Early In The Season

By Josh Choronzey | 10/18/2013 I love October. Not for the same reasons as many of my West Coast American friends, however. For me, as a Great Lakes steelhead junkie, October brings about the beginning of my steelhead season. While the Pautzke Fire Blog has been hot with fall salmon topics, I have been busy [...]

Curing Roe Ontario, Canada, Style!

By Bojan (Bojangles) Zivkovic | 10/16/2013 This year’s charter season has kept me busy out in the blue zone almost every single day, which has made for less time spent fishing for early season Chinook salmon on the piers and in tributaries throughout Southwestern Ontario. As much as I love hardware chucking, trolling, and watching [...]

Chartreuse Eggs!

By Andy Bliss | 10/15/2013 When Pautzke introduced their line of Fire Brine I, like most of you, thought it was made to color and brine "fish" baits. When I was told that Fire Brine could be used to cure eggs, too, it opened up a whole new world of opportunities! Personally, I started using [...]

Oswego River Salmon Peaking Now

By Kevin Davis | 10/14/2013 The last few days on the Oswego River here in Upstate New York have been a roller coaster. Last Tuesday Syracuse got more than three inches of rain, which pushed the river from 1,800 to more than 12,000 cfs and drew lots of salmon to the dam. However, the awesome [...]

It’s Chetco Bubble Season Time!

By Andy Martin | 10/11/2013 One of the most anticipated salmon fisheries on the West Coast in early October is the so-called "Bubble Season" at the mouth of Oregon's Chetco River. This is when anglers are allowed to fish both the lower portion of the Chetco's estuary, and the near-coastal ocean water just off the [...]