22 05, 2015

Last Chance for Clearwater Springers


Springer fishing has been red hot on the Clearwater River for the past few weeks. A boat of anglers can catch their limit before noon. It’s been a long time since we had springer fish this good. It’s been at least eight to 10 years. In fact, 2001 was the last time I remember a [...]

Last Chance for Clearwater Springers2018-04-18T19:04:55-07:00
18 05, 2015

Football Size Rainbows: New Mexico’s Mundo Lake


On vacation on Hawaii’s Big Island last week I overheard a few college guys talking about trout fishing at home in New Mexico. They were bragging about how many trout they caught on the new Silver Label salmon eggs on the Pecos River and had no idea I worked at Pautzke when I chimed in [...]

Football Size Rainbows: New Mexico’s Mundo Lake2018-04-18T19:04:57-07:00
11 05, 2015

Fire Corn Tipped Pistol Pete’s – Catching Farmington Rainbows


We’d set aside a full day to film Pautzke Outdoors on New Mexico’s San Juan River. Meanwhile, after three hours we’d caught so many rainbow trout on Gold Label, Silver Label and Fire Corn, we got bored and decided to move on to the next fishery. Even after stopping for lunch and catching up on [...]

Fire Corn Tipped Pistol Pete’s – Catching Farmington Rainbows2018-04-18T19:04:57-07:00
8 05, 2015

Rogue Springers off to Good Start!


The Rogue River in Southern Oregon is famous for its run of springers. In recent years returns have been low. However, 2015 is off to one of the fastest starts in recent history. Typically, our spring salmon don't start showing in the Upper Rogue until at least the first week of May. This year, meanwhile, [...]

Rogue Springers off to Good Start!2018-04-18T19:04:57-07:00
6 05, 2015