Early Autumn Steelhead 

I made my first attempt at some early Autumn Steelhead this past weekend. Water temps and levels are not optimum but some streams with cold water inputs will tempt early runs of Steelhead during warmer weather. We have had some rain over the past week and can be even more tempting to the “Silver Ghosts” …

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Navigating the degrees to successful Fall Steelheading in the Great Lakes.

Navigating towards Steelheading success during the autumn months is a game of degrees but not on a compass. The degrees anglers should be more aware of are those on a thermometer. In the Great Lakes the annual decline in water temperature from summer to fall is the cue for Great Lakes Steelhead to begin the …

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Spring Time is Stream Time

In the late winter/early spring many of our local streams here in Norfolk County have lots of areas closed to fishing until the 4th Saturday in April. This is to protect local Rainbow Trout during their sensitive spawning season. It is still a great time of year to get out and appreciate local streams with …

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Steelhead, Lake Erie, Norfolk County, Winter, Kids, Family

OOD Photo Friday Winners!

So I decided to send that awesome selfie (aka "the Fishie") of us to the Ontario Out of Doors Magazine "Memory Bank" website. This website is a great way for OOD readers to share their outdoors memories! Well, we were selected as winners for their weekly PHOTO FRIDAY contest! Thanks Ontario Out of Doors!  You …

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Steelhead, Lake Erie, Norfolk County, Winter, Kids, Family

Reflections on a memorable Steelheading season

Another year of Steelheading is in the books. If success is measured by the numbers of fish landed it was not a great year. I spent 12 days on the water between mid October and late December. That does not seem like much but a busy career and family sure does limit the days I …

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