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October Swinging

Posted on October 17, 2022 at 11:25 AM Comments comments ()

Jeff with his monster

Well we're off. October has arrived and so have the steelhead. In normal years the first push of fish we see in the run is predominantly one and two lake year fish between around 15 and 25 inches and up to roughly 5-6 pounds. The bi...
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That's a Wrap for Spring Steelhead

Posted on May 3, 2022 at 2:10 PM Comments comments ()

Gonna be a little while before we see these guys again

Well it's getting to be about that time. One more steelhead season in the books. Looking ahead at the weather, we still have some rainy and cool temps for the next week or two. So if you're really itching to find o...
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Bruiser Winter Fish

Posted on December 23, 2021 at 10:40 AM Comments comments ()

Check out the colors on this solid buck

So we are definitely in the peak of late-fall-early-winter fishing. There are good numbers of fish in most drainages throughout the region, with the medium and larger sized tributaries providing some fantasting swing fishing. The other really nic...
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December Swinging

Posted on December 13, 2021 at 11:35 AM Comments comments ()

Solid buck from a Plan C watershed.

Well the last month of the year has arrived, and with it runs of good sized winter fish. There seem to be three times during the entirety of steelhead season where over the years many of our larger fish are caught. Though in general, ...
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Posted on November 3, 2021 at 3:00 PM Comments comments ()

Habits are an interesting thing. Seems more and more that the older I get, the more entrenched I become and I'm not entirely sure why. My guess would be that it has to do with the familiar- that over time we experience numerous things, both good and bad, and in our attempt to lim...
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Last Few Weeks

Posted on October 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM Comments comments ()

Stoke level 1 million

Well if you're not getting fired up about fall steelhead, you should be. Fish are in everywhere, with numbers varying river to river. On top of that, the recent rains over the last week and forecasted rains to continue until at least mid-next week ...
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First Steelhead

Posted on September 19, 2021 at 9:20 AM

Check this guy out resting in a depression in the slate

Nope, didn't catch it. Just watched it. Saw this fish about a week ago in the lowest reach of a smaller creek. Usually this time of year smaller creeks with better canopy cover have ...
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Fall 2021 Season Forecast

Posted on September 9, 2021 at 8:30 AM Comments comments ()

We'll be starting after these guys in a few weeks

It's getting to be that time where more and more my thoughts drift towards fall steelhead. To be fair, theres not really a time when they don't but especially this time of year- the few weeks before the start of the seas...
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Putting Together an Early Fall Swing Box

Posted on September 1, 2021 at 2:10 PM Comments comments ()

Everyone wants to connect with screamer early run steelhead like this one

Well, I've been hearing reports of steelhead already pushing into the creeks for the last few weeks. Not numbers but a fish here or there. Please leave those fish be until the weather gets more appropriate for fi...
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Ohio Spring Steelhead Update

Posted on March 24, 2021 at 7:50 AM Comments comments ()

Jim working a really nice run

Well it is definitely that time of year. We're right at peak season on the Ohio steelhead fisheries, with great numbers of fish in most of the systems. If anybody out there is looking to get their feet wet (pun in...
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