Video: How to Swing Flies for Steelhead

Lots of anglers catch Great Lakes steelhead by drifting egg patterns and the like, but the more traditional method of swinging flies for these fish is becoming increasingly popular. In this great full-length episode of The New Fly . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Catch Fall-Run Great Lakes Steelhead

Fall offers many different angling opportunities, but here in the Great Lakes region, the first steelhead of the season are entering river systems, angry and ready to eat. They’re mostly following the spawning king salmon, feeding. . .

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3 Tips for Catching Great Lakes Steelhead This Fall

For many fly anglers, fall brings a chance to fish for migratory species, particularly steelhead. Here in the Great Lakes region, we dutifully watch the weather, hoping for just the right conditions: rain, cooler temps, and overcast skies. We live for those . . .

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Video: The Real Steelheading Experience

When trying to think of a series like this, we envisioned the most important aspects of successful guided days–those things that we see day to day out on the water. We hope that, whether you’re a newbie fishing the Deschutes on . . .

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Video: How to Fish a New Steelhead Run

There are few things more exciting than discovering new water and the anticipation that goes with stepping in for the first time. But before you go charging in, scan the run and make a game plan. It’s easy to step on a fish, skip a prime lie, or get fixated . . .

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Video: How to Swing for Steelhead Like the Pros

A fly rod is a highly specialized tool that requires your constant input to preform its best. Throughout your swing, there are things that you can do that can elevate you to “fishy” status. One of the most important considerations is rod position. During the . . .

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