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Monthly Archives: September 2017

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Lake Ontario Salmon Still Showing in Big Numbers

By: Andy Bliss This year will go down as one of the greatest years for salmon fishing on Lake Ontario and it doesn’t seem to want to slow down. We’ve had great numbers, large fish and action on multiple year classes all season. It’s also going down as the season that will never end. We [...]

Learn to Cure Eggs for Great Lakes Salmon

By: Kyle McClelland Good bait is everything when targeting Great Lakes salmon. If you don’t have good bait the skein is going to fall apart after every cast and loses color fast. Quality bait is what puts my clients on constant action and is the difference between a good and poor day fishing. I go [...]

Puget Sound Coho Still Showing Well

By: Mike Ainsworth After two poor years the Puget Sound coho fishery has rebounded. We’ve seen an influx of numbers and larger than average coho this year and there’s still more than a month left in our fishery. We started to see coho in July and they’ve continued to trickle in ever since. I’m expecting [...]

Great Lakes Guide Tip: Get the Most of Egg Skeins

By: Kyle Buck Not every body has access to lots of salmon eggs. And, to be honest, it's pretty hard to run guided trips daily without bait. Sure, we can run Mag Lips or beads, but good eggs is our go to. Here is a quick blog on how to get the most use out [...]

Anglers Working Hard for Lower Red River Trout

By: Chris Shaffer Reading local fish reports you would think anglers were catching trout every cast on Northern New Mexico’s Lower Red River. New Mexico Game & Fish’s weekly report stated action was very good. We reacted by flying to Albuquerque and driving north to the Lower Red to cash in on the action, but [...]

GTA Salmon Bite to Take Off with Cooler Weather

By: Bojan Zivkovic The Great Lakes have seen an increase in Chinook and coho populations this summer, and following stellar summer fishing on Lake Ontario we’re expecting a promising salmon run in our GTA rivers this fall. The cool rain and mild temperatures we saw a few weeks ago drew salmon into tributaries on the [...]

Learn the Nectar Infused Spray Bottle Scent Every Salmon/Steelhead Angler Should Have

By: Bob Kratzer Fall is here and so are summer steelhead and salmon. One thing both have in common is their love for eggs. We all know I cure my eggs in Fire Cure, but adding more scent to eggs is always important. Salmon anglers have successfully added Pautzke Red Nectar to eggs, wraps and [...]

Learn the Most Effective Wisconsin Salmon Egg Cure

By: Kyle Deavers Our river salmon season in Wisconsin has started earlier than we are used to this year. We already have salmon in harbors and rivers from Kenosha to Northern Wisconsin. These salmon have taken to the skein bite for the past few weeks and this pattern will continue through early October. This egg [...]

A Super Simple Egg Cure For Washington Salmon

By: Mike Ainsworth With fall upon us this weekend I have been busy prepping my eggs for fall salmon. This is one of my favorite times of year. As the days get shorter and the rain starts falling king and silver salmon begin to flood into Washington rivers. Here is a simple, yet effective way [...]

Michigan Salmon Run Off to Great Start

By: Chris Shaffer Fall salmon fishing can be unpredictable in Michigan. Some years rain draws the fish into Lake Michigan tributaries in early September and others dry conditions could keep large numbers of fish from beginning their spawning migration until late in the month. This season has been abnormal. There were large numbers of salmon [...]