Trout

Angler in a deep v-bottom boat fishing for steelhead
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Side-Drifting for Winter Steelhead

By Scott Haugen, Cabela’s Ambassador Side-drifting is arguably the most effective technique when it comes to fishing for winter steelhead in rivers and it is one of the best ways to cover large…
Seat Trout angler holding his catch. photo by D. Brown
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Catching Speckled Trout the Gators of the Gulf

Folks throughout the Gulf states are well familiar with gators of the reptilian kind, but mentioning “gators” to coastal anglers fosters pleasant thoughts of hefty speckled trout also called sea…
Trout angler proudly holds up his catch
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A Place to Enjoy Trout Fishing is Montauk State Park

Like clockwork on the 1st of March each year, hundreds of anglers gather along banks overlooking streams, ready to kick off the start of Missouri’s trout season. One of the most popular destinations…
Winter time angler holding a trout
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Fishing Spinners for Trout

The Simple In-Line Spinner is a Great Lure for Catching Trout By Scott Haugen, Cabela's Ambassador When it comes to catching rainbow trout from a river or lake, one of the best approaches is a lure…
News & Tips: Use 3-Way Rigs on One of the Strangest Fighting Freshwater Fish, Lake Trout (video)...
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Use 3-Way Rigs on One of the Strangest Fighting Freshwater Fish, Lake Trout (video)

Lake trout are considered by many anglers to be one of the strangest fighting freshwater fish species throughout North America. If you’ve had the good fortune of setting your hook into a large lake…
News & Tips: Fish the Finest Brook Trout Streams at Shenandoah Park...
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Fish the Finest Brook Trout Streams at Shenandoah Park

Since it was created in 1936, Shenandoah National Park has been a prime destination for sportsmen seeking to backpack, camp, photograph, and explore a piece of unblemished mountain wilderness. But…
News & Tips: Trout Fishing: When Bug Eaters Turn Bad on the River Systems (video)...
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Trout Fishing: When Bug Eaters Turn Bad on the River Systems (video)

Rainbow trout are one of the most sought-after trout species throughout North America by avid fly fisherman. There is nothing like the anticipation of a rainbow trout taking your well-placed…
News & Tips: Fishing Cold Weather Trout—Best Flies, Waters & Times to Go...
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Fishing Cold Weather Trout—Best Flies, Waters & Times to Go

Few of us would choose winter as a favorite season for trout fishing with its bleak gray landscape and raw air that penetrates cold-weary bones like a knife. But if the alternative is no fishing at…
News & Tips: Fish Simple: Use the Three Best Flies for Spring Trout...
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Fish Simple: Use the Three Best Flies for Spring Trout

If you’re a devoted trout fly fisherman, you’ll probably carry a vest chock full of flies when you hit the streams this spring. But sometimes that just complicates matters and makes choosing the best…
News & Tips: Go Hunting for Spring Trout
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Go Hunting for Spring Trout

Springtime brings more light and warmer temperatures changing the creeks, rivers and streams into outstanding trout havens bursting with insect hatchess and hungry fish. A key to getting great trout…
News & Tips: 4 Reasons Spinners Out-Fish Flies for Winter Trout...
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4 Reasons Spinners Out-Fish Flies for Winter Trout

Here in northwestern Pennsylvania it’s the time of year when you take advantage of whatever outdoor opportunities present themselves.  If something is in season and the weather decides to cooperate,…
News & Tips: 6 Low-Water Fly Fishing Tips for Great Lakes Steelhead...
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6 Low-Water Fly Fishing Tips for Great Lakes Steelhead

The southern shore of Lake Erie that stretches across portions of Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York, known by many anglers as Steelhead Alley, provides an exceptional opportunity to fish for quality-…