I took a bunch of topwater bass plugs to Alaska this summer and the coho loved ‘em!
And if you’re into topwater, check out the BEST TOPWATER BITE EVER
Here’s the trailer for an amazing film about wild steelhead and their collective plight. Director Shane Anderson grew up fishing the streams of Northern California and reports that, despite the epic drought we are suffering through, our streams are holding up better than most of those in the Pacific Northwest.
You can rent or buy it at Viemo.com and also go see screenings of the flick on a large screen on Sept. 20 in Tahoe City, CA at 6pm and 9pm at the new theater the Tahoe Art Haus. Catch it in Arcata, CA Sept. 25 at 6:30pm at the Arcata theater lounge.
Okay, so humpies aren’t Alaska’s most beloved salmon. But, I tell you what…throw some topwater at ‘em and they’re a blast! YEEEEHAAAAWWW!!! By the way, sorry for the shaky camera work, but I was casting and working the fly with one hand and filming with the other! :)
JD heads north to Alaska for some super fun topwater dry fly salmon action!
It’s time for Nor Cal stripers and I’ll be chasing them all the way through April, so be sure to get with me soon if you wanna spot! Now, here’s a little inspiration from this season so far and a few from last spring too. Tunes by my (imaginary) friend, the incomparable Joe Bonamassa…
Wyoming makes a lot of the high country trout fishing we have here in the Sierra’s look like child’s play.
The jumbo goldens, cutthroat and hybrids in this video are enough to make you drool…though maybe not smile.
Not sure why the guy in the pix looks hacked off in every shot…maybe he knows he’s gotta go back home to 6-inch bookies in California! :)