Where Can You Find High Quality Fishing Lures?

Are you a person who loves to fish? Are you looking forward to reeling in some very big ones on your next trip? If this is the case, you need to make sure you are properly prepared. Having the best equipment will give you the best chance of catching the amount of fish that you […]


Alaska’s Finest Fishing

Seward Alaska fishing is a fun-filled and memorable adventure for anglers of all ages and whether you and your family are experts or just beginners. You can choose from a variety of charters that will provide all needed rods, reels, bait, tackle, safety equipment, and especially the proven-technique assistance for hooking and landing salmon, halibut, […]


Choosing Lures

Does this scenario sound familiar? You’re leaving early in the morning to spend the day fishing a lake that you have never fished before but have heard the bass are biting really well. Dinner is over, you’ve appeased your wife for your up coming absence by doing the dishes and now you are going to […]


Caring For Your Fishing Equipment

There will always be fishing situations that we have no control over which will result in losing a fish. It hurts, especially when it’s a big fish, but it happens it’s part of the sport. What we can have control over is making sure that we don’t lose fish because of faulty equipment. Spending some […]

Slip Floats

Slip floats do as the name implies. They slip on the line to a predetermined stopping point, allowing you to fish any depth you desire. Most floats can be used as slip floats. Any float with a central hollow core from top to bottom will serve. To rig the slip float, you need only two […]


How About Trout and Salmon

Many of you must be wondering if these techniques would work as well for trout and salmon. The answer is an emphatic yes. In British Columbia, where the float is used by almost every river anglers thousands of salmon and tens of thousands of trout are taken each year. The line control and natural presentation […]

deepth control

Fishing Tips: Depth Control

The first step in steelheading with a float is to adjust for proper depth. Your goal is to place your bait or lure about one foot above the bottom. If your float continually drags under or tips downstream as it drifts through the run you a dragging bottom. Shorten the distance between float and lure […]


Fishing Tips: Detecting Strikes

Veteran steelheaders tell us the one skill that separates the top rods from the wannabes is the ability to feel the subtle pick-up of a steelhead. Learning the elusive difference between a pick-up and a rock is vital, but difficult. With floats the angler immediately sees that a fish is mouthing their bait. Even the […]


Fishing Tips: Precise Line Control

Another advantage of floats is the ease of placing your lure smack-dab in the middle of a steelhead’s lie. Suppose you want to fish a long seam where slow and fast currents meet. No problem. Simply cast your float past the lie and retrieve line until your float is just at the edge of the […]

upstream casts

Fishing Tips: Upstream Casts

Upstream casts with a float are as simple as down and across casts with conventional techniques. All you need to do is flip the float upstream and begin reeling in line as it moves downstream toward you. Your float and lure glide in a natural drift just above the snaggy bottom – hang-ups will not […]