TROUT-SALMON

Early Season Stream Trout

Winter is coming to end and anglers across the Midwest are chomping at the bit to get a taste of open water again. There’s one problem -  most lakes are still ice covered as far as the eye can see. Fortunately, for Wisconsin anglers most of the states trout streams...

Big Brook Trout in Lakes and Rivers

Dan Lindner and Dave Csanda talk about Brook Trout. Big brookies aren't just bug eaters; they grow large by feasting on minnows and small fish. Spinners, jigs and crankbaits are ideal for provoking strikes and bulldog fights.

Salmon Location Based on Wind and Weather

Wind direction is a major factor determining the depth and location of salmon. Strong winds pushing warmer surface layers offshore draw cool water, baitfish and salmon near shore.

Trophy Lake Trout Fishing on Clearwater Lake – Manitoba Hot Bite

In this installment, we head to Carpenter's Clearwater Lodge in the Northern Region of Manitoba in search of trophy lake trout. Early-mid June is still considered spring at this latitude. The hordes of lake trout that roam this sprawling lake can be caught at a...

Fall Steelhead and Brown Trout in Rivers

The Upper Midwest has been blessed with unusually mild fall weather. Fishing has remained exceptional--like having a few bonus weeks added on to the finest fishing of the year. Yet like all good things, nothing lasts forever. As air and water temperatures finally...

Fall Lake Trout in the Northern Manitoba

If you like fall lake trout, then you need to check out the Northern Region of Manitoba. It is a well-known hotbed for trophy lake trout. The fall months offer a prime window of opportunity to hook into multiple world-class fish.    These drive-to destinations...

Chinook Salmon Near Harbors and River Mouths

There are two kind of situations you want to look for when targeting chinook salmon in the Great Lakes close to shore, near river mouths and in the harbors. The first is during the fall when these fish move in to spawn and then eventually die. This happens early to...

Jigging Softbaits for Chinook Salmon

Casting or vertically jigging 4-inch softbait minnow imitations on spinning gear is the hot tactic for chinook salmon, especially near Great Lakes harbors and breakwalls.

Lake Trout Baits

When targeting lake trout on a Canadian adventure in Ontario's Sunset Country; there's a handful of lake trout baits that'll do the trick. Jeff Simpson gives up a few of his favorites while targeting aggressive lakers. Lake Trout Baits Lake Trout are an aggressive,...

Trolling for Great Lakes Brown Trout

In spring, longline troll minnow- or shad-shaped crankbaits for brown trout in bays, harbors and near river mouths flowing into the Great Lakes. Light tackle and small planer boards do the trick.
Minnow Bait Management

Minnow Bait Management

Mike Hehner breaks down a few ways you can utilize minnow baits to catch fish and a few management tools that improve the effectiveness of minnow profile baits. Minnow Bait Management As most anglers know, you catch catch a ton of fish of all different species on...

Lake Trout Baits

Lake Trout Baits

When targeting lake trout on a Canadian adventure in Ontario's Sunset Country; there's a handful of lake trout baits that'll do the trick. Jeff Simpson gives up a few of his favorites while targeting aggressive lakers. Lake Trout Baits Lake Trout are an aggressive,...

Early Season Stream Trout

Early Season Stream Trout

Winter is coming to end and anglers across the Midwest are chomping at the bit to get a taste of open water again. There’s one problem -  most lakes are still ice covered as far as the eye can see. Fortunately, for Wisconsin anglers most of the states trout streams...

Fall Steelhead and Brown Trout in Rivers

Fall Steelhead and Brown Trout in Rivers

The Upper Midwest has been blessed with unusually mild fall weather. Fishing has remained exceptional--like having a few bonus weeks added on to the finest fishing of the year. Yet like all good things, nothing lasts forever. As air and water temperatures finally...

Trolling for Spring Brown Trout (FULL Breakdown)

Trolling for Spring Brown Trout (FULL Breakdown)

The winter brown trout bite in the harbors has garnered a lot of popularity in recent years, but don't sleep on the springtime bite shortly afterwards. In this video, Nick Nault breaks down everything you need to know to take advantage of this incredible bite,...

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