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Bead Bouyancy by Randy Bonner

Bead Bouyancy by Randy Bonner

BEAD BALANCE  If you've ever been to a steelhead fishing seminar, you've probably heard a speaker mention "neutral buoyancy," a quality that mo...
Spawn Sac Revival by JD Richey

Spawn Sac Revival by JD Richey

  My introduction to the effectiveness of using spawn sacs—clusters of eggs tied into a neat, little packages with mesh cloth—for steelhead came in...
Tuna-Wrapped Salmon & Steelhead Plugs by Scott Haugen

Tuna-Wrapped Salmon & Steelhead Plugs by Scott Haugen

No matter what kind of fish you pursue, when you learn something new that really works, it’s just plain exciting. No sooner had the plugs reached...
Chasing Glow: Salmon & Steelhead by Nick Amato

Chasing Glow: Salmon & Steelhead by Nick Amato

Hooking a salmon or steelhead is no easy task. To learn the skills necessary to have consistent success takes years of on the water practice and a...
January Steelhead Fishing - Buzz Ramsey, Nick Amato, Jack Glass & Steve Lynch

January Steelhead Fishing - Buzz Ramsey, Nick Amato, Jack Glass & Steve Lynch

Buzz Ramsey, Jack Glass, Nick Amato and Steve Lynch go for a winter steelhead trip in January of 2021. 2021 has been cold and low on fish number...
Favorite Top-Ten Steelhead Techniques by Larry Ellis

Favorite Top-Ten Steelhead Techniques by Larry Ellis

ELLIS’S FAVORITE TOP TEN STEELHEAD TECHNIQUES “The Chetco record 28-pound steelhead caught by Don Hawk in 1973 was caught on a spawn sack, accordin...
Building Your Steelhead and Salmon Arsenal by Terry J. Wiest

Building Your Steelhead and Salmon Arsenal by Terry J. Wiest

When getting into steelhead fishing most anglers will start with one technique, usually drift fishing or bobber fishing. And that’s a great thing! ...
Worm Walls by Josiah Darr

Worm Walls by Josiah Darr

  There’s no doubt, plastic worms are big fish hunters. It only takes about 30 seconds scrolling through Facebook or Instagram to see dozens of pi...
Leader Storage Options by Scott Haugen

Leader Storage Options by Scott Haugen

A buddy recently asked, “Don’t you ever run out of topics to write about?” Truth is, I could write every day for the rest of my life and still no...
Fishing Baits Under a Float for Fall Salmon by Jason Brooks

Fishing Baits Under a Float for Fall Salmon by Jason Brooks

Hearing the guys upriver whipping their rods backwards and yelling “fish on” I just shook my head in disgust. The snaggers were flossing kings ou...
Super Plug Wraps by Chuck Closterman

Super Plug Wraps by Chuck Closterman

As every salmon angler knows, Chinook salmon are scent junkies, sensing as little as five parts per billion. When fishing for salmon, sardines mak...
Crafting Bamboo Fishing Rods by Dianna Troyer

Crafting Bamboo Fishing Rods by Dianna Troyer

Custom bamboo rod craftsman shares his expertise  With painstaking precision, Scott Nilsson of High Desert Bamboo Rods planes a minuscule sliver fr...