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Float Fishing for Chum & Coho (Video)

Float Fishing for Chum & Coho (Video)

Keith Johnson guided Salmon Trout Steelheader publisher Frank Amato and Online Editor Lucas Holmgren into a fabulous fishing trip for coho (silver)...
Steelhead Side-Drifting Strategies by Scott Haugen

Steelhead Side-Drifting Strategies by Scott Haugen

There’s no question side drifting has revolutionized winter steelheading, but are you really covering all the water possible? My wife, Tiffany, an...
Power Floating by Danny Cook

Power Floating by Danny Cook

  Successful steelhead anglers place a high priority on proper gear presentation. Many methods can be used to achieve proper presentation when deal...
Plugging Slow & Shallow for Steelies

Plugging Slow & Shallow for Steelies

Originally Featured in Dec. 2011 STS   When it comes to plugging for winter steelhead, don’t let your vision be limited to main currents.  Here’s w...
The Anatomy of a Jig by Jason Brooks

The Anatomy of a Jig by Jason Brooks

I was teaching a seminar on twitching jigs for fall coho last September when I was asked by a guy in the audience that had a basket full of bright ...
Boat Trailer Tricks by Keith Jackson

Boat Trailer Tricks by Keith Jackson

One of the hassles of being a boat owner is the trailer.  To fishermen, boat trailers are a necessary evil. They don’t help you catch fish, and the...
'Anchor Management' by Scott Haugen

'Anchor Management' by Scott Haugen

For drift boaters, an anchor system seems like a basic piece of equipment.  But a closer look reveals there’s more to it than meets the eye. By ...
10 Tips to Catch More Salmon on Plugs by Andy Martin

10 Tips to Catch More Salmon on Plugs by Andy Martin

Within a couple of minutes after his plug disappeared in the dark green water of the Chetco River, Rich Ariza felt a violent jerk on his rod. The t...
Hover Fishing Tidewater Chinook by Scott Haugen

Hover Fishing Tidewater Chinook by Scott Haugen

With the motor turned off, my buddy, Chris Stewart, and I, let the boat drift. We sat in silence, gaging the movement of the boat as the outgoing t...
Super Bankie by Josiah Darr

Super Bankie by Josiah Darr

Before I was a drift boat owner, I used to see the beautiful Clackacrafts, Willies, Fishcrafts and Alumaweld drift boats being launched from blood ...
Twitching Troubles? Working Through Tough Conditions by Cameron Black

Twitching Troubles? Working Through Tough Conditions by Cameron Black

Undoubtedly if you’ve been salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest for any period of time recently, you’ve heard the term “twitching”. This techniq...
Advanced Twitching Jigs by Jason Brooks

Advanced Twitching Jigs by Jason Brooks

I was introduced to twitching jigs for fall coho one early December day on the Humptulips River. What my fishing partner and I thought was supposed...