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Best Steelhead Rods for the Money

Best Steelhead Rods

​Drifting a bait along a steelhead run in anticipation of a strike waiting for that bite can be one of the most exciting was to fish in freshwater. Steelhead rods need to be matched to the type of water you are fishing and the style of fishing whether that’s casting lures or drifting eggs down a […]

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Steelhead Setups – Rod and Reel Choices Explained

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​There are lots of different steelhead rigs for fishing various techniques involving bait and lures but you don’t need a different setup for each one. That would be overkill not to mention get very expensive. ​Below are four basic steelhead setups that can be used for a variety of different approaches whether that is drift fishing with […]

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Best Steelhead Spinning Reel

Best Steelhead Spinning Reel

​If you are looking to replace your steelhead spinning reel or are just starting out fishing for steelehead then choosing a decent reel is of vital importance, Steelhead will burn a cheap reel in no time. Hooking a freshly run steelhead and have it run down river with the current can be a death warrant to any […]

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The 5 Best Steelhead Baits

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​For the majority of anglers natural bait is still the go to for steelhead, the choice however will vary depending on location and most importantly season. For example a nightcrawler can be the best steehead bait for spring but can be almost useless when steelhead have their minds and noses on eggs. Just like using bait for […]

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5 Best Steelhead Lures for Your Tackle Box

best steelhead lures

​For most anglers the first choice when fishing for steelhead will probably be the best steelhead bait of all time salmon roe or eggs. However as good as natural bait is sometimes they will turn their noses up at such presentations. Artificial steelhead lures are particularly effective in the early season. The best steelhead lures are all about […]

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Steelhead Spoons – Tips & Tricks

Steelhead Spoons

Drifting a small jig can be super productive for steelhead however, throwing a steelhead spoon across an open stretch of water can be the difference between landing a beauty and going home empty handed. If salmon eggs or jigs are just not producing on any given day then make the switch to a spoon or a […]

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