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Fall Salmon Anglers: Make a Perfect Sardine Wrapped Plug

Learn Pro Tips: Make a Perfect Sardine Wrapped Plug By: John Albrich PNW anglers are excited because for the first time in a long time most of our rivers are opened to salmon retention. There’s more fish returning this season than we’ve seen in a long time. In fact, in many systems the limits have […]

The Perfect Spawn Sac for Great Lakes Salmon

Try This Perfect Spawn Sac for Great Lakes Salmon By: Jarett Carlson I spent last week salmon fishing the Great Lakes and had a lot of time experiment. My goal was to find a worthy alternative to catch fall salmon for those who don’t have fresh eggs. I found a few that caught fish, and […]

Try This Easy Recipe for Perfect Brined Shrimp for Steelhead Success

By: Travis Wendt We are in the heart of steelhead season and the bite has been good on brined shrimp. Using brined shrimp for bait has been a favorite for countless anglers for as long as I can remember. Meanwhile, we all choose to brine or cure them differently. I’m going to focus on the […]

Try a Bead/Bag Combo for Winter Steelhead Success

By: James Swearingen This season when targeting steelhead in high water I’ve found that drifting a bag and bead combo has been the most effective technique. The biggest reason I do it is to draw trout and steelhead into your bait when the water is dirty or muddy. I use the bead as an attraction […]

Learn to Tie Epic Ontario Spawn Bags

By: Bojan “Bojangles” Zivkovic Spring has just about sprung in Southwestern Ontario and we all know what that means: March Madness! March is the best time to catch aggressive steelhead before they settle on their spawning grounds. The weather is warming, the bite is improving and anglers are finding steelhead throughout GTA rivers and in […]

Good Steelhead Bite On the Clearwater River

By: Toby Wyatt Negative publicity has killed the crowds on the Clearwater River this year, but for the anglers that have come and fished with us the bite has been excellent. To start the season they closed the Clearwater because they didn’t think they were going to have a lot of fish. Fortunately, the river […]

Fenton Lake Sporting Good Ice Bite

By: Chris Shaffer With the Eastern United States dealing with high water this week we rerouted to New Mexico and decided to make a flame run to Fenton Lake this morning to try our chance at ice fishing in the Land of Enchantment for the first time. Ironically, to this day when we talk about […]

A Veteran Guide’s Favorite: The Tutti Frutti Cure

By: Bob Kratzer Steelhead season is upon us. For many anglers that means curing and fishing eggs. As a guide I’m always looking for an effective, yet quick way to cure eggs that my customers and I have confidence in. I need these eggs to have good color, durability and flavor that steelhead can’t resist. […]

Colorado’s Stagecoach Reservoir Fishing Well Through the Ice

By: Chris Shaffer Conditions are prime for ice fishing in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. And, after filming Pautzke Outdoors on Stagecoach Reservoir this week it’s safe to say we are in for another excellent season on the hardwater. We were fortunate to team up with Yampa Valley Anglers to film two episodes that will be released […]

Learn the Ultimate California Salmon Egg Cure

By: Scott Feist As everybody knows I’ve been a true Pautzke fan for many years, even before I was on the pro staff. Fire Cure has never let me down. In hard times it always catches fish. When curing eggs I always use Fire Cure as my base, but I do multiple things to enhance […]