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North Georgia’s Black Rock Lake Stocked with Rainbow Trout

By: Chris Shaffer The Georgia Department of Natural Resources stocks many small lakes and ponds in North Georgia. A few of them get hammered by dozens of anglers daily. Meanwhile, that’s not the case at Black Rock Mountain State Park where 17-acre Black Rock Lake rests. The lake is stocked frequently in the spring, and [...]

Adjust to Challenging Conditions for Willamette Spring Chinook Success

By: Kyle Buschelman So far the spring Chinook season has been a challenge. Meanwhile, making adjustments to baits and how we present them have helped me put a few fish in the boat. Those putting in the work and time can catch springers. The Columbia River is closed. Therefore, most anglers will travel above Bonneville [...]

Berryessa Trout Fishing Set to Bust Loose

By: Troy Barr Berryessa is full right now. It’s been spilling for more than 50 days. This hasn’t happened in a decade. We are excited. You’re going to be able to fish places we haven’t fished in 10 years. There are old humps, canyons and canals where we haven’t had any water in ages. Now [...]

Salmon River Spring Steelhead Bite in Full Swing

By: Troy Creasy Overall our steelhead season was slow and tough in Upstate New York. Our numbers are down. Fortunately, for us on the Salmon River we have the hatchery and it’s keeping us fishing now. This is drop back season and there’s a lot of drop backs in the river now. It’s safe to [...]

Feather River Striper Bite Excelling in High Water

By: Scott Feist It’s no secret there’s a ton of water in the Sacramento Valley on the Feather and Sacramento River, but don’t let that discourage you. There are also more stripers than we’ve had in years and that high water is going to keep them around longer than we’re used to having them. The [...]

Learn to Ice Fish with Brined Shrimp This Winter

By: Dustin Slinker It’s ice fishing season across North America. Many of us will be targeting trout, char and pike. When I target these species I make a trip to the local grocery store and pick up uncooked trip from the seafood section. Brined shrimp is my go-to bait for the above species and doctoring [...]

Kentucky Cumberland River Trout Eating Up Salmon Eggs

By: Johnny Rush Trout fishing has been slower than normal on the Cumberland River late this summer. However, trout fishing should get better now that it’s going to start cooling down in Kentucky. We’ve had to work harder than we are used to, but the trout we are catching are larger than normal. The Kentucky [...]

Michigan Salmon Bite Best In A Few Years

By: Kyle McClelland With salmon numbers on the decline in the Great Lakes the past couple years, this year has been a blessing for anglers fishing Lake Michigan. Some ports across the lake have seen the best fishing in years with a great mixed bag of salmon, steelhead and lake trout. Along with that, we’ve [...]

Susquehanna Flatheads Starting to Chew

By: Chris Shaffer Pennsylvania isn’t known as one of the country’s top catfish producers. Meanwhile, the Susquehanna River in Central PA is quickly gaining notoriety as one of the fastest growing fisheries in the country. While channel catfish have populated the system forever the more popular flatheads have made a better showing in the last [...]

Clearwater/Snake Springers On Hot Bite

By: John Albrich Springer season has been open since April 23 here in the Lewis & Clark Valley. However, it wasn’t until a few days ago that we started seeing decent numbers of salmon arrive. The timetable is running a few weeks late. With that said the fish are here now and we saw phenomenal [...]