Monthly Archives: December 2010

Record returns at Van Arsdale on the Eel

This year saw record returns of King Salmon on the Eel River at Van Arsdale. Good news…. http://www.times-standard.com/localnews/ci_16936154 JH Advertisements

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all. Hopefully you are enjoying your Christmas day with family and friends. All I wanted for xmas was 4-5 days of no rain on the coast but that isn’t going to come true. Looks like another week … Continue reading

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Becoming a Better Winter Steelheader: Part 2 Reading Water

Part 2: Reading Water The second part of our series on becoming a better winter steelheader will focus on reading water and locating winter steelhead. In the last few years more and more anglers are chasing winter steelhead than ever … Continue reading

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North Coast Steelheading in the early 1900’s

Saw this photo while having breakfast at the Samoa cookhouse a little while back. Early 1900’s photo from California’s North Coast. A mixture of steelhead, half-pounders, and sea-run cutts. Only wished I could have fished for a day back then! … Continue reading

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Skagit Master 2

Skagit Master: Steelheading Outside the Box featuring Scott Howell is almost available. From the looks of the trailer it appears to be a must have DVD for any steelheader. After fishing with Scott for a couple of days two years … Continue reading

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Becoming a better winter steelheader: Part 1 of 3

Part 1: Equipment This is the first of three-part post to help you become a better winter steelhead fisherman. With all this wet weather we are getting, winter steelhead are piling into many our North Coast Rivers. As the flows … Continue reading

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Steelhead fishing: a rant!

After a season of what I would call normal steelheading on the Trinity River, I am hearing about a lot of people complaining that the fishing is poor. There are no fish in the river, and even a few people … Continue reading

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