31 07, 2014

Lower Klamath Plugged With Steelhead


By Chris Shaffer | 07/31/2014 After catching and releasing nearly 30 summer steelhead on Northern California’s Lower Klamath River, fishing guide Mick Thomas of Lunker Fish Trips turned to me, opened his palm and smirked. “I told you,” he said, unclenching his fist and revealing a nickel size piece of Natural BorX O Fire cured [...]

Lower Klamath Plugged With Steelhead2019-10-31T08:51:54-07:00
30 07, 2014

Chartreuse Baits Top For Ocean Salmon


By Gary Blasi | 07/30/2014 I’m a bait guy. A few guys around here use spoons, but I’m trolling bait everyday and have for many years now. Keep in mind, I charter for a living. I wouldn’t use bait if it didn’t work consistently. Bait put limits of salmon in the boat. And, we’ve done [...]

Chartreuse Baits Top For Ocean Salmon2019-10-31T08:51:54-07:00
29 07, 2014

Salmon Stacked Off Eureka Coast


By Chris Shaffer | 07/29/2014 We hadn’t left the dock yet and Gary Blasi’s hands were green, possibly closer to chartreuse. Perhaps stained was a more fitting way to describe the coloring on his palms, between his fingers and caked under his fingernails. I looked down at my clean hands, smiled and compared them to [...]

Salmon Stacked Off Eureka Coast2019-10-31T08:51:54-07:00
28 07, 2014

Learn To Cure Eggs Like An Alaskan


By Andy Couch | 07/28/2014 With another king salmon fishing season over on all Mat-Su Valley rivers and streams (except the Eklutna Tailrace fishery for hatchery salmon), bait fishing on most streams opened on Monday July 14. To most local salmon anglers, bait fishing is synonymous with fishing cured salmon roe, but with emergency king [...]

Learn To Cure Eggs Like An Alaskan2019-10-31T08:51:54-07:00
25 07, 2014