Tag Archives: Trout Eggs

Try These Tasty Sacs for Late Fall Salmon

By: Kyle Deavers In some areas of the Great Lakes the fall salmon run is slowing. However, where I fish and seeing reports from other areas, there’s are still a lot of salmon returning to harbors and tributaries. The run isn’t over yet. Some places might be over, but others have another month left. With […]

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 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 […]

Farmington River Trout Bite on Fire

By: Chris Shaffer In the decade we’ve been filming Pautzke Outdoors doing a show in Connecticut has never been on our list. Overshadowed by New York salmon and steelhead and Pennsylvania and West Virginia’s robust trout stocking programs we’ve passed on opportunities to fly to the Farmington River and target trout. Meanwhile, a conversation with […]

Big Boy’s New Spawn Sac Cure

By: Kyle Deavers It’s seems like every winter I tend to get the same questions from anglers. They always want to know how I’m curing my eggs. As often as I cure eggs I’m constantly changing what I do to get more bites. Competition is increasing each year and I have to make better eggs […]

NY Salmon River On the Scene

By: Chris Shaffer With one major product launch in the rear and another weeks away I called Pautzke pros Stephen Shen of STS Guide Service and Andy Bliss of Chasin Tail Adventures and asked them if we could float New York’s Salmon River and make a video using our new Trout Eggs and the soon […]

New York Steelhead On the Scene

By: Chris Shaffer A few years ago when we came to Lake Ontario in the dead of winter it was a chore to find open water. Many of the tributaries were choked up with ice. Some of our well-known pro staffers couldn’t even get their boat on the water. So far this winter that hasn’t […]

Why Natural Trout Eggs Are Perfect For Great Lakes Steelhead

By: James Swearingen We are in the heart of spawn sac season in the Great Lakes and for the first time in more than 20 years I’m using something different in my sacs. Historically, I’ve had to fish with salmon eggs and brown trout eggs that I harvested in the fall in New York. Meanwhile, […]