WINTER TROUT

When the wind is howling, the temperature is in the single digits, and the snow is coming down heavy, trout fishing is usually not on the mind of even a die-hard river angler. But every winter we have many days when the air temperature rises to near freezing or above...

Steelhead Mother River

The “Little River”… We finally gained the upper hand on the sea lampreys in Lake Michigan in the 1960s and the steelhead that survived this fish-killing parasite from the Atlantic Ocean began their comeback. The steelhead run recovered rather quickly...

Is a lake run rainbow really a steelhead?

The airborne silver fish against the dark green background of the cedar trees was an awesome sight. This was the fourth jump for the acrobatic trout with no sign of tiring. Luckily my adversary had chosen the middle of the river to fight the battle because I...