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Michigan Showing Off Excellent Salmon Bite

By: Kyle McClelland It’s been a great year for salmon on Lake Michigan. We’ve had good numbers and the size of the fish is the best I’ve seen in more than decade. All ports across the lake have been fishing excellent at times throughout spring and summer. The remainder of August should provide excellent fishing [...]

Michigan Showing Off Excellent Salmon Bite2018-08-21T14:37:42+00:00

Learn About Top Baits For August Great Lakes Salmon

By: Kyle McClelland When we first started trolling for salmon in the big lake in May, June and July we ran mostly spoons and flasher flies. However, as the mature kings start to stage in front of their home rivers it’s time to switch to a more aggressive presentation of meat rigs, plugs and big [...]

Learn About Top Baits For August Great Lakes Salmon2018-08-19T16:03:42+00:00

Anglers Running Herring For Great Lakes Salmon

By: Kyle Deavers Let’s be honest, five to eight years ago few anglers were running herring strips in the Great Lakes. Meanwhile, the last few years anglers have been running bait daily. A lot of tournament anglers run this meat to catch larger fish. And, the charters fleets and recreational boaters have followed suit. Running [...]

Anglers Running Herring For Great Lakes Salmon2018-07-30T13:55:21+00:00

Learn To Make The Perfect Bait For West Coast Salmon

By: Gary Blasi When targeting West Coast ocean, bay or estuary salmon brining them is mandatory. Without brining your bait it will fall apart. Brining is important because in order to properly troll the bait it must be kept firm. Bait in general is soft by nature. If you don’t firm the bait up (anchovies, [...]

Learn To Make The Perfect Bait For West Coast Salmon2018-07-27T08:47:20+00:00

Santee Cooper Crappie Still Showing

By: TC Lloyd Most anglers don’t fish for crappie in the summer on Santee Cooper. In fact, in several days of fishing this week we didn’t see another angler targeting crappie. Plenty of catfish and bream anglers were battling the heat and dodging thunderstorms, but the crappie anglers stopped at us. Fortunately, we caught lots [...]

Santee Cooper Crappie Still Showing2018-07-27T07:59:24+00:00

Run Prawns for Columbia River Summer Steelhead

By: Bob Kratzer Summertime on the Columbia River and its tributaries spells opportunity to catch summer steelhead and summer Chinook. Whether from the bank or on a boat this fishery has been dominated by anglers using coon stripe prawns the last decade. Many commercial outfits produce prawns and sell them at retailers, but most carry [...]

Run Prawns for Columbia River Summer Steelhead2018-06-14T13:01:53+00:00

Run Herring for Lower Clearwater Springers

By: John Albrich Spring Chinook have finally arrived in decent numbers in Idaho. The Lower Clearwater River has been open since April 28, but we’ve been fighting spring runoff and poor water conditions for a month. Fortunately, conditions have improved. The water is in great shape and anglers are catching springers now. I caught several [...]

Run Herring for Lower Clearwater Springers2018-06-05T09:35:06+00:00

Bama’s Lake Mitchell Kicking Out Big Crappie

By: Eric Cagle A lot of anglers don’t target crappie in the summer months in Alabama. When the water temperatures rise above 80 degrees most anglers simply give up on catching crappie. On the other hand, this is when we start catching even more fish. When the weather heats up the bite tends to heat [...]

Bama’s Lake Mitchell Kicking Out Big Crappie2018-06-04T11:33:19+00:00

Last Chance for Feather Stripers

By: Chris Shaffer While not carrying the same buzz it did last year the Northern California striper run is still going on. In fact, we caught a four-man limit and released another dozen fish while filming on the Feather River with Scott Feist of Feisty Fish Guide Service. Action was non-stop even though the run [...]

Last Chance for Feather Stripers2018-05-18T15:23:49+00:00

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