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Tagged With: summer steelhead

Summer or Fall?

Lately, I’ve been wondering if we’re ever going to see a real heat wave or if this abnormally cool summer will transition right into Fall.  With more salmon sightings in harbors, and even some rivers, I believe the Fall is coming fast.  With that in mind I start thinking of steelhead, and how lucky I … Continue reading »

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Skam & Hopper Report

Summer Steelhead are showing up a bit late this year due to lower Big Lake temps for this time of year.  Things are in full swing at IN’s most famous Skamania Creek as I post.  Skams started to move into the Joe in late July and I made a trip 2 weeks ago with Jim and we saw plenty of fish moving … Continue reading »

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Great Lakes Summer Steelhead – NW Indiana

Finally, after one of the hottest and driest summers I’ve ever experienced we are starting to see some cooler temperatures and a little rain.  The last month or so there have been few reports of skamania steelhead that have moved into the St. Joseph and small creeks of NW Indiana, but since we’ve seen some … Continue reading »

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Indiana Summer Steelhead – 8/24/2011

I couldn’t help but to go back to Indiana for round two of the chaotic small stream summer steelhead fishing.  If you go fish the small creeks in Indiana be prepared to loose some fish, but also be prepared for some exciting leaps and extremely fast runs.  Leaping fish will often bounce off the banks … Continue reading »

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Steelhead Gone Wild!

The summer run of skamania strain steelhead is in full swing!  I spent the last two days near the Indiana/Michigan border checking out some of Lake Michigan’s tributaries in search of the fish of “a thousand casts”…. NOT!  In the small creeks right now it’s more like the fish of fifty casts!  I only spent … Continue reading »

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Summer Steelhead

For most people in the midwest the 4th of July means fireworks, bbq’s, and beers.  For some local anglers this day reminds them that summer steelhead are beginning to make their way into Indiana and southern Michigan tributaries.  While things vary year to year depending on weather and water temps, the beginning of July is … Continue reading »

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