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Learn to Cure/Fish Coon Shrimp for PNW Springers

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 [...]

High Water Forcing Anglers to Run Plugs for Columbia Springers

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 [...]

North Oregon Coast Still Seeing Fall Chinook

By: Big Dave Manners When I think about this fall’s salmon season on Oregon’s north coast two things come to mind: we had lots of rain and a big push of fish early and there’s still salmon coming in now. It’s been much different than last fall when rain didn’t arrive until much later in [...]

Learn To Cure Loose Single Eggs: To Be Tied in Egg Sacks

By: Joey Usher I’ve been getting flooded with questions recently on how to cure loose single eggs for Great Lakes trout and steelhead. These are eggs that we use in eggs sacks, exclusively, not those that we’re going to place on a hook. If I want to use an egg on the hook I’ll use [...]

Learn To Rig A Bobber & Eggs For Fall Salmon

By Terry J. Wiest Is there anything more effective than good cured roe for salmon? Not that I’m aware of. I love to twitch for coho, but if I could only use one technique for all salmon, float fishing with eggs knocks the socks off any other technique. Here’s what I do to rig up [...]

Guide Reveals Perfect Egg Cure For Coastal Fall Salmon

By: Kyle Buschelman The season to catch large coastal salmon from Northern California to British Columbia generally runs mid October thru early December. Meanwhile, it’s peak time now. These coastal rivers and steams offer opportunity to catch large kings and some coho, too, but the fisheries can be competitive. As a guide we have to [...]

Learn A Quick & Easy Way To Preserve Cured Eggs

By: Mike Ainsworth There’s nothing worse that pulling eggs out of the freezer and them having freezer burn on them. Freezer burn is common when anglers throw eggs directly into a plastic bag and freeze them for storage. Here's a quick and easy way to help preserve your precious eggs. I have been curing salmon [...]

Traveling Classroom: Learn To Wrap Plugs With Tuna

By: Mike Ainsworth It’s been rainstorm after rainstorm after rain storm in the Pacific Northwest. I’ve been fishing high water the last three days, but it is fishable. The fish do travel when the water is rising. They have a mission to get upstream and they are going to do it regardless of how high [...]

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

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. [...]

It’s Salmon Season On California’s Smith River

By: Mick Thomas There’s a lot of fish in the Smith River, but half of them have already come through the main stem. We’ve had some huge pushes of fish in the past few weeks. That first storm brought a massive number of fish in the system and then the second and third storm brought [...]