Apr 19, 2015 - 12:56 PM - by crome river
The dam and bc have bean holding good numbers of fish for a long time brother caught a 20lb hatchery fish at the point a few days ago it has been fish on almost every cast at that spot for me for 2... [Read More]


Mar 26, 2015 - 12:03 PM - by kalamagabe
Fishing well for winter steel and springers are showing up. Most of the steelhead are being caught around the trout hatchery, and springers are being caught near the salmon hatchery.

NOAA Fisheries publishes roadmap for recreational sector

Mar 04, 2015 - 11:47 PM - by MyConcreteGuy
Here is a link to the following article I pasted


This is... [Read More]


Viva La Clackamas River

May 26, 2015 - 10:33 AM - by DJ_Screwed
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OC jig fish

May 13, 2015 - 9:25 AM - by Tony Amato
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Green Peter Kokanee Blues

Apr 24, 2015 - 9:09 PM - by nomad
As many of you know I have been fishing green peter for many years. Guiding it for kokanee for 5 and limiting almost every trip. Last year the kokanee started normal size but those disappeared in... [Read More]

Northern California

Monster Wild steelhead from Smith River

Jan 28, 2015 - 9:28 AM - by Tony Amato

There is some... [Read More]

interesting read about fly fishing

Oct 12, 2014 - 9:46 AM - by Carl Blackledge
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Sacramento/Feather/American Rivers

Jul 24, 2014 - 2:33 PM - by salmonid
The salmon season is off to a slow start for me! Anybody else have any luck yet?


Beautiful March Hen From the Clearwater River

Mar 30, 2013 - 1:47 PM - by deadlydave
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Clearwater River - Idaho

Oct 09, 2012 - 2:52 PM - by FishOnMichelle
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Salmon River Updates-

Oct 05, 2012 - 8:40 AM - by corkycory
I'm from Idaho Falls and now I'm living in Utah so I don't have a finger on the pulse of the steelhead action. Let's get this Idaho forum cranked up, huh!!! I've been steelheading for 12 years now... [Read More]


Seward Silvers

Aug 09, 2013 - 10:49 AM - by Spinner Dave
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Yakutat Silvers

Oct 04, 2012 - 9:16 AM - by Tony Amato
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Port Lions, Kodiak

Jul 31, 2012 - 2:39 PM - by fisheng
Just got back, great fishing for Bottom fish, halibut, lings, yellow eye, tiger and bass, salmon were just starting to show. the sceenery was great bears, whales, kick ass lodge, boats, food and... [Read More]

Great Lakes

Olcott West Pier Friday 9-27

Sep 28, 2013 - 6:20 PM - by FishStyx
Fished the West Pier again last night. Another slow night on the pier, lots of fish jumping, both in the lake and in the channel. I actually caught the only 2 fish I saw taken all night.

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Lake Ontario Olcott West Pier Friday 9-20-13

Sep 25, 2013 - 8:33 AM - by FishStyx
Pulled the boat the previous weekend so my trolling season is done for the year, so I hit the pier for the first time in at least a decade last friday night. I was fishing the lake side of the pier... [Read More]

Lake Michigan at South Haven. 8-30-13

Sep 01, 2013 - 2:14 PM - by Martin1950
South Haven, 8-30-'13, PM.

Another Friday nite trip.
Cleared the Black River around 1600hrs and headed southwest, into the wind and waves. Dropped in at 60fow and I was... [Read More]

British Columbia

Fraser river

Feb 10, 2013 - 10:19 PM - by BigT
Any members on here know about the fishing on this river system? When is the best time/place for Steelhead? For salmon?

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