11 09, 2019

Have You Fished with the Ultimate Eggs? Try the Kitchen Sink 2.0

2019-10-31T08:54:27-07:00

By: Big Dave Manners Crowds can be insane when salmon fishing and it’s only going to get worse. That’s why I go wild when curing eggs and make sure that my cured eggs stand out from the next guy’s. I’m a full time guide and my clients need to catch fish. A few years ago [...]

Have You Fished with the Ultimate Eggs? Try the Kitchen Sink 2.02019-10-31T08:54:27-07:00
10 09, 2019

The Cure for Pinks

2019-10-31T08:54:27-07:00

By: Todd Daniels Western Washington’s pink salmon run came in much higher than forecasted and it’s not over yet. Anglers starting catching pinks in the salt in late July. Although pinks are still being caught in the salt the bite shifted to the rivers in August. Meanwhile, we are nearing the tail end of the [...]

The Cure for Pinks2019-10-31T08:54:27-07:00
10 09, 2019

A Beginners Guide to Curing Eggs for Great Lakes Salmon

2019-10-31T08:54:23-07:00

By: Kyle Deavers Salmon season has begun in the Great Lakes and fish are already keying in on cured skein. Having good cured eggs is one of the main factors in catching salmon. There’s no better bait for salmon in the Great Lakes than cured eggs. Many anglers do find success casting crankbaits and spoons, [...]

A Beginners Guide to Curing Eggs for Great Lakes Salmon2019-10-31T08:54:23-07:00
19 08, 2019

Epic Bait Bite Underway For Great Lakes Salmon

2019-10-31T08:54:23-07:00

By: Stephen Shen Another historic salmon season is underway in the Great Lakes where salmon fishing is incredible. Our fish (on Lake Ontario) are slightly smaller than last year. However, numbers are outstanding. At this time most active feeders are in water below 60 degrees. On the other hand, this will change as these salmon [...]

Epic Bait Bite Underway For Great Lakes Salmon2019-10-31T08:54:23-07:00
19 08, 2019

Buoy 10 Update: Way Better Than Expected

2019-10-31T08:54:23-07:00

By: Toby Wyatt After a dismal preseason forecast we’ve been pleasantly surprised at how good the fishing has been at Buoy 10. It’s way better than expected. Way better. In a normal year you don’t often experience a good Chinook and coho run. It’s usually one or the other. However, this season we’ve been catching [...]

Buoy 10 Update: Way Better Than Expected2019-10-31T08:54:23-07:00
9 05, 2019

Drano Lake Salmon Update

2019-10-31T08:54:22-07:00

By: Toby Wyatt Drano Lake was expected to have a down run this year and it’s been slower than normal. However, we are catching salmon daily. We aren’t setting any records, but we knew this was how it was going to be. The unfortunate truth is we don’t have a lot of options in Washington. [...]

Drano Lake Salmon Update2019-10-31T08:54:22-07:00
12 04, 2019

A Pro’s Guide to Maximizing Scent for Springer Success

2019-10-31T08:54:22-07:00

By: Kyle Buschelman While anglers have been trolling the Columbia River for a few months in search of springers we are at the start of the spring Chinook season in Oregon. These fish are starting to fill the Columbia and Willamette River and we’ve been having success finding them. Meanwhile, returns are projected a tad [...]

A Pro’s Guide to Maximizing Scent for Springer Success2019-10-31T08:54:22-07:00
7 11, 2018

Guide Reveals His Top West Coast Egg Cure

2019-10-31T08:54:16-07:00

By: Bob Kratzer Fall salmon season is in full swing. I cure a lot of eggs this time of year. This includes eggs for the rest of salmon season and the upcoming steelhead and springer seasons. Each season I continue to pursue the best way to cure quality eggs and do so in a timely [...]

Guide Reveals His Top West Coast Egg Cure2019-10-31T08:54:16-07:00
6 11, 2018

Try This Bait: Catch More Trout, Salmon & Steelhead

2019-10-31T08:54:16-07:00

By: Mike Ainsworth When our rivers were low and clear, and the fish had lockjaw a few weeks ago I had to adjust my techniques to get bites. This was during a time when salmon were being stubborn and weren’t reacting to traditional techniques and baits. To attempt to lure salmon into feeding I started [...]

Try This Bait: Catch More Trout, Salmon & Steelhead2019-10-31T08:54:16-07:00
31 10, 2018

Guide Shares Tips To Catch Great Lakes Trout/Steelhead

2019-10-31T08:54:16-07:00

By: Andy Bliss In November in the Great Lakes there’s one common denominator when it comes to tributary fishing; and that’s millions of salmon eggs are available for trout to gorge on. This is something that occurs in every corner of the region. Salmon spawn and trout migrate into creeks and rivers to play Hungry [...]

Guide Shares Tips To Catch Great Lakes Trout/Steelhead2019-10-31T08:54:16-07:00
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