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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 [...]

Learn To Float Fish Steelhead Spawn For Great Lakes Spring Steelhead

By: Kyle McClelland As winter snow is replaced by spring rain and the sun shines longer anglers in the Great Lakes crave chasing chrome spring steelhead! Local tackle shops, guide services and chain and convenience stores thrive this time of year with anglers focused on favorable weather and steelhead. There are many productive ways to [...]

Try Something New: Spawn Sacks For Trout

By: Bojan Zivkovic Traditionally, Pautzke salmon eggs are baited straight onto a hook and ready to fish instantaneously. The jarred eggs have been cooked and cured to perfection, making them stay on the hook for a good amount of casts until you have to re-bait again. However, sometimes I notice the eggs can come off [...]

Learn To Make Spawn Sacks With Dough Bait

By: Bojangles Pautzke’s Fire Bait is effective, simple to use and a proven trout-catcher in Canada and the United States. The dough bait floats, has vibrant colors, a strong trout-attracting scent and is designed to keep your bait floating off bottom at your desired depth in the water column. This makes it the perfect bait [...]

Upper Rogue Springers Still Chomping Cured Eggs

By: Chris Shaffer When it comes to fishing I’m not the most patient angler. In fact, I generally get bored quicker than a five-year old if the fish aren’t biting. This is why I don’t normally go springer fishing. Springers tend to be tougher to come by then fall salmon. Meanwhile, on Thursday Oregon’s Upper [...]

Sacramento River Trout Bite On Fire

By: Mike Bogue The drought hasn’t hurt our trout fishing on the Sacramento River. Sure, for this time of year the river is low, but it’s still moving at 7,000 per second, which is perfect for fishing. In fact, the low water has lent a hand to good fishing. I think what’s made it so [...]