1 09, 2020

How to Cure the Perfect Egg for the Sacramento River

2020-09-04T08:43:00-07:00

Achieving the Perfect Egg By: Jeff Goodwin The Sacramento River is in the midst of excellent salmon fishing this season. Countless salmon are being caught drifting and back bouncing cured roe. It’s not a new technique. However, having quality eggs does dictate success. As a guide my clients demand absolutely perfect eggs daily. I [...]

How to Cure the Perfect Egg for the Sacramento River2020-09-04T08:43:00-07:00
13 09, 2019

Add Fire Power for Sacramento River Salmon

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

By: Jeff Goodwin We are edging towards the historical peak of the fall salmon run on the Sacramento River in Corning. Meanwhile, the Salmon God has apparently failed to remind the king salmon it's time to push upstream. This year’s salmon run on the Sacramento River was forecasted to be one of the best in [...]

Add Fire Power for Sacramento River Salmon2019-10-31T08:54:27-07:00
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
16 09, 2018

Guide Talks Borax Egg Cures For Fall Salmon

2019-10-31T08:54:11-07:00

By: Alan Borges On many of the big river systems along the West Coast the water tends to be warmer than salmon prefer in late summer and early fall. Many of these systems harbor water warmer than 65 degrees, which is warm for salmon. This warmer water also affects cured roe and forces me to [...]

Guide Talks Borax Egg Cures For Fall Salmon2019-10-31T08:54:11-07:00
6 06, 2018

Eklutna Tailrace Open to Salmon Fishing Now

2019-10-31T08:53:56-07:00

By Andy Couch North of Anchorage, Alaska, in the Mat-Su Valley king salmon fishing regulations are the most restricted I’ve seen in 35 years of guiding. Fortunately, there is still one location where standard fishing king salmon fishing regulations remain in effect: the Eklutna Tailrace/Knik River fishery. If you want to use bait for kings [...]

Eklutna Tailrace Open to Salmon Fishing Now2019-10-31T08:53:56-07:00
6 02, 2018

7 Tips To Catch High Water Steelhead

2019-10-31T08:53:43-07:00

By: Mike Ainsworth It’s steelhead season in the Pacific Northwest and that means rain, rain and more rain. This blog will detail tips to catch more steelhead in the PNW this winter. You’ll notice a theme. Whether using jigs, shrimp, yarn or eggs these tips revolve around scent. Soak Yarn/Rags Typical for this time year [...]

7 Tips To Catch High Water Steelhead2019-10-31T08:53:43-07:00
5 02, 2018

Learn How to Wrap Plugs For Steelhead Fishing

2019-10-31T08:53:43-07:00

By: Jeff Goodwin For diehard steelhead anglers there’s nothing like the violent takedowns that occur when pulling plugs. It’s a peaceful technique that allows anglers to relax while anticipating that savage strike. It’s a technique many endure extreme conditions for just to experience the excitement and chaos that follows a rod tip surging towards the water [...]

Learn How to Wrap Plugs For Steelhead Fishing2019-10-31T08:53:43-07:00
24 01, 2018

Learn to Re-Charge Dried Out Roe/Eggs

2019-10-31T08:53:41-07:00

By: Duane Inglin For a good reason we constantly field questions about curing eggs. Some popular and good frequently asked questions are, “How long will they last in the freezer?” or “How long will they last in the refrigerator?” and “Will they mold?” Specific answers to these questions are nearly impossible. Many variables contribute to [...]

Learn to Re-Charge Dried Out Roe/Eggs2019-10-31T08:53:41-07:00
15 10, 2017

Curing Epic Eggs For Sacramento River Salmon

2019-10-31T08:53:35-07:00

By: Jeff Goodwin There are many techniques that are used to catch Sacramento River salmon, but dragging, hovering and back bouncing roe through holding water is at the top of the list, especially in the upper reaches of the Sacramento River where salmon season should be good through October. These egg fishing techniques have standout [...]

Curing Epic Eggs For Sacramento River Salmon2019-10-31T08:53:35-07:00
12 05, 2017

Mat-Su Valley Salmon Preview

2018-04-18T18:58:23-07:00

By: Andy Couch Green leaves emerging in spring signals that Alaska’s state fish, the king (Chinook) salmon will soon be pushing into Mat-Su Valley rivers and streams. The first few king salmon will likely be taken from valley locations during the week of May 8-14. Kings are the largest and first salmon to show up [...]

Mat-Su Valley Salmon Preview2018-04-18T18:58:23-07:00
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