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17 07, 2018

Klamath River Estuary Fishing Well Now


By: Mick Thomas It’s been a long time since fishing was this good on the Klamath River. I’m surprised how good it is. The numbers of salmon we’ve seen in the last month on the Klamath Estuary exceed anything we’ve seen in the last 15 years, and it’s just starting. I don’t even remember catching [...]

Klamath River Estuary Fishing Well Now2018-07-17T10:44:18-07:00
27 06, 2018

Author Gives Anglers 1 Million Reasons: To Salmon Fish Brookings, Oregon Now


By Andy Martin Brookings is the center of one of the most productive feeding areas for south-migrating king salmon. While salmon from many Northwest rivers head to Alaska during the ocean portion of their lives, runs from some of the biggest West Coast salmon producers stay closer to home. The rivers from Cape Blanco south [...]

Author Gives Anglers 1 Million Reasons: To Salmon Fish Brookings, Oregon Now2018-06-27T21:42:26-07:00
27 06, 2018

Lake Ontario Salmon Fishing – Rated as The Best Ever


By: Kevin Davis This year has been the best king salmon fishing ever on Lake Ontario. We are catching all year classes and some large salmon. There’s big numbers this year. It’s real good. These fish are anywhere from three pounds to 25 pounds. Doubles and triples are everyday occurrences. This is lake wide, too, [...]

Lake Ontario Salmon Fishing – Rated as The Best Ever2018-06-27T09:56:45-07:00
19 06, 2018

Time to Run Cut Bait For Great Lakes Salmon


By: Chris Shaffer When target king salmon in the Great Lakes cut bait has become a valuable tool. Cut bait gives you the advantage of running natural bait with the action of a lure. A piece of cut bait gives you the action and the smell of a dying baitfish because it is a real [...]

Time to Run Cut Bait For Great Lakes Salmon2018-06-19T10:54:04-07:00
6 06, 2018

Eklutna Tailrace Open to Salmon Fishing Now


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 Now2018-06-06T10:45:58-07:00
18 03, 2018

2018 Springer Preview


By: Connor Taplin Following a poor early springer run last year I’m optimistic this season we are going to have a much better run. Last year we contended with poor water conditions, a slightly smaller run and colder than desirable temperatures. Fortunately, this year we are already seeing much better clarity, warmer water and early [...]

2018 Springer Preview2018-04-18T18:56:22-07:00
21 02, 2018

Learn to Brine Cut Bait: Catch More Trout


By: Jeff Goodwin Anchovies are one of the most overlooked baits when it comes to catching rainbows, browns, and King salmon in lakes and reservoirs. When properly prepared whole or filleted anchovies catch fish. Anchovies are rich with fish attracting oils and leave an awesome scent trail in the water when trolled and attached as [...]

Learn to Brine Cut Bait: Catch More Trout2018-04-18T18:56:26-07:00
13 11, 2017

Downtown Sacramento Salmon Update


By: Troy Barr Salmon are in the Metro Sacramento area now and I’m expecting them to remain in the system through November. October and November and prime months in this area. These salmon are migrating through toward their spawning grounds, which could be on the Feather, American, Yuba and further up on the Sacramento River. [...]

Downtown Sacramento Salmon Update2018-04-18T18:56:53-07:00
8 11, 2017

Northwest Oregon Salmon Update


By: Dave Manners We are halfway through the season on the Northwest Oregon Coast. So far it has been good, but the fish were a bit late. The good news is fresh fish are coming in daily. We are getting into the time of year where salmon start moving into the rivers when we get [...]

Northwest Oregon Salmon Update2018-04-18T18:56:55-07:00
5 11, 2017

5 Tips for Perfect Fall Chinook Eggs


By Andy Martin Fall salmon seasons are about to hit their peaks in the coastal rivers from Washington to Northern California, and that means back-bouncing roe or floating a gob of salmon eggs below a bobber will be the go-to methods for many anglers to catch big kings. Feeling a big salmon crunch a cluster [...]

5 Tips for Perfect Fall Chinook Eggs2018-04-18T18:56:56-07:00
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