Monthly Archives: June 2018

Georgia’s Tallulah River Heavily Stocked for Holiday Week

By: Chris Shaffer This week will be one of the busiest of the year on the Tallulah River in North Georgia. The good news is the Georgia Department of Natural Resources knows that and is reacting accordingly by loading the river up with trout. The better news is they’ve been doing this weekly since March. […]

California’s Hat Creek Full of Trout

By: Chris Shaffer Hat Creek has been a favorite fishing and camping destination for decades. It’s the staple of Northern California stocked trout fishing for several reasons: it offers many miles of public access, heavy trout plants and the chance to catch trophy rainbows and brooks. That will hold true again this 4th of July. […]

Oregon’s Upper Rogue River Stuffed with Trout

By: Troy Whitaker I’ve lived in Southern Oregon since 1989. I’ve been to Diamond Lake countless times, but week was the first time I’ve fished the Upper Rogue River. I have to admit, I’m impressed. The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife does a great job at stocking the river. Fishing for stocked stream trout […]

Stocked Trout Available In South Carolina’s South Saluda

By: Chris Shaffer Every day dozens of people stop at Wildcat Branch Falls along Highway 11 to view the waterfall. Most have no idea the South Saluda River meanders across the street and is stuffed with trout. While the main Saluda can be intimidating to fish, the South Saluda isn’t. It’s a slow moving river […]

Author Gives Anglers 1 Million Reasons: To Salmon Fish Brookings, Oregon Now

By Andy Martin Brookings is the center of one of the most productive feeding areas for south-migrating king salmon. While salmon from many Northwest rivers head to Alaska during the ocean portion of their lives, runs from some of the biggest West Coast salmon producers stay closer to home. The rivers from Cape Blanco south […]

Shasta/Lassen Nor Cal Holiday Week Trout Update

By: Chris Shaffer It’s prime time for trout fishing in the greater Mt Shasta and Mt Lassen area. After spending a week filming along the Highway 89 corridor we were able to get a good handle on how each system was fishing. We fished roughly a dozen waters in the region and found success in […]

Lake Ontario Salmon Fishing – Rated as The Best Ever

By: Kevin Davis This year has been the best king salmon fishing ever on Lake Ontario. We are catching all year classes and some large salmon. There’s big numbers this year. It’s real good. These fish are anywhere from three pounds to 25 pounds. Doubles and triples are everyday occurrences. This is lake wide, too, […]

Wisconsin Big Lake Serving Up Multiple Species

By: Kyle Deavers This has been one of the better trolling seasons we’ve experienced in a long time. We’ve seen success catching Chinook, coho, steelhead, lake trout and brown trout. This pattern will likely continue through summer. On the Wisconsin side we’re roughly a month behind schedule, which means there’s still a lot of cold […]

Puget Sound Resident Coho Open & Producing Now

By: Duane Inglin While ocean returning coho are still a few months out it’s not too early to think about coho fishing in Puget Sound. The Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife opened our resident coho fishery about a month early this year and it’s already fishing well. I surveyed the fishery this week while […]