Archive for the Steelhead Category

Ninja Tactics: How to make split black

Ninja Tactics: How to make split black

Ninja¬†tactics or over kill.. When the fish bite is slow it can have numerous factors of why they won’t take your fly. Weather pattern, time of day, water temperature, wrong fly, bad casting or…. the color of your weight? Maybe! ūüôā Last night I took a crafty

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New Years Day Steelhead 2016

Happy Snowy 2016! I kept NYE short and sweet so I could make the most of of my steelhead trip in Erie, PA. My wife Suzy and I polished off two bottles of wine between happy hour and dinner to do my celebration part to welcome 2016.

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The Art of Steelhead

The Art of Steelhead

I have always felt that fishing and art have a strong connection. We admire the beauty of our catches and display them on our walls and social media accounts. One cannot look at a wild brookie without a sense of awe at the natural painted colors on

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Southern Steelhead

You can’t graduate from University of Edinboro of Pennsylvania, be an avid fishermen and not know what the tug of the Steel is like. ¬†Meet my Southern Steelhead friend Matt Cousineau that i’ve known for¬†13 years. Matt and I became friends in college and kept in touch

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Steel City Flies Experince

I came across Steel City Flies via our instagram page. I was impressed with some of the flies he was posted and my box needed a reload. I wanted to find a local person to purchase flies through rather than spend money at a bigger outfitter. I was happy

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12/14/2014 Elk Creek Fishing Report

  Left Pittsburgh at 4:30am and headed straight for Poor Richards Bait shop to stock up on egg sacs, single eggs and streamers. Erie had more snow on the ground through Serritania than I ¬†thought there was. Forecast was calling for a warm up with light rain

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How to keep warm when Steelhead Fishing

16 years I’ve been trying to figure out the right combination in clothing to keep my Steelhead fishing experience in Erie a good one. It’s been a rough road which Doug and Ted would agree and have put up with my countless hours of bitching on the

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Steelhead Fever

Steelhead Fever

Headed north with Ryan and Todd looking to get a fix for steelhead fever. A new pair of waders and boots renewed my stream fishing love, and Todd’s excitement for catching his first steelhead had us all excited to fish. Heavy rains friday into Saturday looked good

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Gifts For Fishermen This Holiday Season

Dose your wife or girl friend need ideas for what to get you for the holidays? Are you someone taxed with buying a gift for an angler and have no idea where to start? How about you are shopping for someone else and need to buy something

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Steelhead Fever – the Good and Bad

The Bad The Steelhead season is here and some would consider in full swing, others say its off to a slow start. If you have are a tech savvy angler on the inter webs you have seen a common riffle through fishing reports: slow fishing in Erie. Living

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