fall fishing
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Fall Fishing, An Iowa Perspective

Enjoy the spectacular colors and cool weather this fall fishing in northeast Iowa’s hundreds of miles of trout streams. From easily accessible streams in state or county parks, to those found in Iowa’s most wild […]

Trout/Salmon Fishing

Too Many Pink Salmon?

The pink salmon harvest in Alaska may be down, but a recreational fishing group is seeking to prevent a hatchery in Prince William Sound from putting an extra 20 million young fish in the water. […]

Trout/Salmon Fishing

State Record Kokanee Salmon Caught A Mepps

When you say Kokanee, you’ve sparked my attention. The drastic physical changes these fish experience when spawning is truly breathtaking. Since moving to Idaho (from Wisconsin), the annual Kokanee Run has been one of my […]

Trout/Salmon Fishing

Spin In With Yakima For Lake Trout

Of the six trout and salmon game fish species found in the Great Lakes, only one is indigenous. Species like king and coho salmon, steelhead, brown trout and Atlantic salmon were introduced so long ago, […]

Angling Tips to Help Trout and Salmon Beat the Heat
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Angling Tips to Help Trout and Salmon Beat the Heat

This spring, trout and trout anglers have benefited from abundant rainfall and cool weather conditions that promote the growth and survival of trout and salmon. However, with the forecast for high temperatures this weekend through […]

Wild Atlantic Salmon Numbers Drop Again
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Wild Atlantic Salmon Numbers Drop Again

The Atlantic Salmon Federation’s (ASF) annual State of the Populations report finds the number of North American wild Atlantic salmon dropped 15 per cent in 2017 compared to the year before. An estimated 496,000 salmon […]

Fishing Trout With Mepps
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Fishing Trout With Mepps

Most trout fishermen fish for reasons other than merely catching trout. Reasons such as the opportunity to see the beauty of a trout in its brighter-than-nature colors resting in a sagging landing net. The sound […]

Trout/Salmon Fishing

Use The Coyote Spoon For Saltwater Salmon

Saltwater Salmon sport fishing takes place in an ever-changing environment. Conditions vary hourly, due to tide and current fluctuations, and the angler must be prepared to make instant revisions in tackle and/or fishing methods to […]

Jigs For Steelhead
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Jigs For Steelhead

Every year hundreds and hundreds of steelhead are caught around the Pacific Northwest by anglers fishing with jigs.  In rivers big and small, steelhead will take a brightly colored jig, usually fished below a bobber.  […]

Trout/Salmon Fishing

Mepps Salmon – Steelhead Fishing

Every year in the Great Lakes and Pacific Northwest a strange metamorphosis takes place. Anglers, once satisfied with a pailful of tasty panfish, become obsessed with “salmon fever.” The beauty of this fishing is that […]

Trout/Salmon Fishing

The Helgy (Video)

Nothing compares to the flash of real gold. One Of The All Time Great Trout Lures! A great story told to us by a fisherman concerned his last hard-to-find Helgy. His tried-and-true trout catcher got […]

Salmon Recovery on the Columbia River 1
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Salmon Recovery on the Columbia River

Salmon recovery efforts may have just taken a big step forward, thanks to a collaborative project between the Northwest Fisheries Science Center, the Hood River Production Program, and the Bonneville Power Administration. As detailed in […]

Yakima Bait Company
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Getting The Most From In-line Spinners

When it comes to producing in-line spinners that catch fish, the Yakima Bait Company leads the charge. The iconic Rooster Tail line of spinners catches just about everything that swims. For generations of anglers the […]

Coho Return to Oregon's Grande Ronde
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Coho Return to Oregon’s Grande Ronde

Coho salmon are swimming in Oregon’s Grande Ronde River Basin for the first time in decades following the release of 500,000 juvenile coho in the Lostine River, a tributary of the Grande Ronde, by the […]

Where To Find Trout
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Where To Find Trout

While you might get lucky pulling up to any old spot at a river and throwing a line, learning the areas trout prefer in a stream will increase your chances of catching fish. To understand […]

Angling tips to help trout and salmon beat the heat
Trout/Salmon Fishing

Angling tips to help trout and salmon beat the heat

NYS DEC -During the steamy “dog days” of August, it is important to remember that trout and salmon (coldwater sportfish) experience serious physical stress whenever water temperatures climb above 70° Fahrenheit.  Heat stressed fish often […]