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Kyle Buschelman

5 09, 2018

How to Make Perfect Bait For Coastal Oregon Salmon


By: Kyle Buschelman The Buoy 10 madness has passed. Many of us Oregon guides now migrate back to our home coastal estuaries to intercept Chinook and coho. This is my favorite time of year. Meanwhile, due to the Internet and social media competition is real in all of our fisheries. I need to an ace in [...]

How to Make Perfect Bait For Coastal Oregon Salmon2018-09-05T20:15:35-07:00
30 01, 2018

Why Color Matters: Make Vibrant Eggs


By: Kyle Buschelman I use to think that scent was the most important part of having good bait. Meanwhile, I’m starting to change my mind. Scent is important, yet not the biggest factor when developing good steelhead bait. I’ve come to this conclusion after spending time using beads and still catching steelhead. The last few years [...]

Why Color Matters: Make Vibrant Eggs2018-04-18T18:56:35-07:00
25 01, 2018

Central Oregon Steelhead Slow to Start So Far


By: Kyle Buschelman Winter steelhead season on the Oregon Coast is in full swing and we are catching fish daily. However, I don’t think we have a lot of fish in the systems right now. I’ve had to adjust my program and be flexible based on daily pressure and rapidly changing river levels. I’m hoping [...]

Central Oregon Steelhead Slow to Start So Far2018-04-18T18:56:35-07:00
23 10, 2017

Learn to Cure the Perfect Coastal Salmon Egg


By: Kyle Buschelman In the fall when coastal Chinook are available my success is a reflection of how good my bait is. Quality eggs and arming myself with multiple cures filled with different bite stimulants is the main ingredient to success. Using Fire Cure as the base I have three-to-four different cures in my boat [...]

Learn to Cure the Perfect Coastal Salmon Egg2018-04-18T18:56:58-07:00
22 08, 2017

Buoy 10 King Run Peaking Now


By: Kyle Buschelman Experts anticipated an above average run at Buoy 10 this year and that’s meeting expectations. I think this year is a normal Buoy 10 year. It’s not super good and it’s not slow like last year when we struggled largely due to water challenges. The run is lining up the way it’s [...]

Buoy 10 King Run Peaking Now2018-04-18T18:57:41-07:00
20 08, 2017

Tips to Prepare Good Bait For Buoy 10


By: Kyle Buschelman Buoy 10 is in full swing and the kings are here. We are catching fish daily. On the other hand, consistently producing limits once or two a day (for a guide) everyday can be tough. One sure way to increase your odds is to have good bait. I’ve compiled a few tips [...]

Tips to Prepare Good Bait For Buoy 102018-04-18T18:57:43-07:00
7 11, 2016

Guide Reveals Perfect Egg Cure For Coastal Fall Salmon


By: Kyle Buschelman The season to catch large coastal salmon from Northern California to British Columbia generally runs mid October thru early December. Meanwhile, it’s peak time now. These coastal rivers and steams offer opportunity to catch large kings and some coho, too, but the fisheries can be competitive. As a guide we have to [...]

Guide Reveals Perfect Egg Cure For Coastal Fall Salmon2018-04-18T18:59:32-07:00
1 08, 2016

Seven Guide Tips For Buoy 10 Success


By: Kyle Bushelman August 1st is the opener for the famed Buoy 10 fishery and we are expecting a great return once again. With upwards of a million salmon returning August will prove to be exceptional. We all want to catch fish when down there. I’m going to share a few tips to hopefully make [...]

Seven Guide Tips For Buoy 10 Success2018-04-18T19:00:49-07:00
17 01, 2016

Oregon’s Umpqua River Producing Lots of Steelhead


By: Kyle Buschelman Following a dry spring and summer we’ve had a wet winter on the Central Oregon Coast which has pushed the Umpqua to levels higher than I’d like to fish. The rain has forced anglers to be flexible with which section of the Umpqua they fish. The downfall to the Umpqua is it [...]

Oregon’s Umpqua River Producing Lots of Steelhead2018-04-18T19:02:56-07:00

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