What Is The Best Bait For California Halibut

Whether you are an avid halibut fisherman, like myself. Or you’re just learning how to fish for halibut. You may be wondering what is the best bait to catch halibut? Well I’ve done the research, and I have asked around to numerous Charters and tackle shops and this is what I have found.  The best … Read more

What Is The Best Month For Halibut Fishing In California?

As an avid saltwater fisherman located here in the San Francisco Bay Area I have always wondered when is the best time to catch halibut throughout California. So I called the experts, the fishing charters and tackle shops throughout California to find out.  The best month to fish for Halibut in California is July although … Read more

The Best Spinners To Use For Steelhead Trout In 2022

The Best Spinners To Use For Steelhead Trout In 2022 You might be wondering what a Steelhead Trout is. Well, Steelhead belongs to rainbow trout species that wander in the ocean as young fishes. They spawn into adult fishes once they return to the freshwater. Unlike salmon or other trout species, they are not talked … Read more

How to Fish Spinners for Steelhead Trout

How to Fish Spinners for Steelhead Trout Steelheads are one of the favorite targets of anglers because they can grow huge and are delicious to eat, and anglers everywhere prefer big catches that are easy to locate. Most expert anglers prefer to catch these creatures using spinners because of their distinct lure presentation. Now, you … Read more

What Color Jigs Are Best For Steelheads?

Anglers frequently inquire, “What color jigs are best for steelheads?” Always start with natural tones when choosing jig colors! Jig fishing also necessitates careful rod selection, but that’s already a different story. When choosing a jig color, the time and light conditions are critical. And depending on the species you’re after, like the steelhead, these … Read more

What Do Steelhead Feed On In California?

The muscular and beautiful rainbow-colored Steelhead fish is one of the most sought-after fish in North America, especially California. So, what do Steelhead feed on in California? Read on to find out! Their diet mainly consists of smaller forage fish, crustaceans, and zooplankton. However, these fish are notoriously difficult to catch. Well, again, they would … Read more

What Do You Use For Spring Steelhead?

Steelhead fishing in the spring can range from ice-cold rivers in late February to steelhead spawning grounds in late March and early April, and steelhead returning to the lake in April and May. Excellent anglers will use various methods and baits to adapt and catch more steelhead. Guides employ various fishing techniques, which are usually … Read more

Can you use Nightcrawlers for Steelhead?

If you had to pick a bait for your steelhead, it would undoubtedly be a large, meaty nightcrawler. This time of year, crawlers are an excellent choice. Consider this: spring’s strong flows frequently wash a buffet of goodies (including worms) into the river, which steelhead eat, of course. Since the rivers are colder in the … Read more

Sacramento River Steelhead Fishing Techniques

Although Northern California has many unique water fisheries, nothing is more versatile than the Sacramento River. This river runs 400 miles and is popular with many freshwater anglers. In addition, the fishing scene in the Sacramento River is well known for its great catches and beauty, making it perfect for steelhead fishing. Anglers can catch … Read more

Where Can I Fish For Halibut In The Bay Area?

If you’re wanting to catch Halibut in California the San Francisco bay area is an excellent place to fish. But one may wonder where exactly in the Bay Area is a good place to fish for halibut? Based on personal experience and some good advice from Bay Tackle in El Cerrito I’ve narrowed down the … Read more