A Day on the Water — Huron River Steelhead
Chartreuse Beads Hot on the Huron, April 8
Huron River Steelhead Mopworm Jigs Pegging Beads Steelhad Beads Steelhead Steelhead Jig
Huron Steelhead hitting chartreuse beads and a very bright Opaque Chartreuse UV bead was hot. I lost a huge silver hen after I pressured her in close, she ripped of a run ending in a high thrashing leap breaking off. My drag was set too tight after I screwed it down to pressure in a stubborn male that took a Mopworm Jig after the first few drifts of the day. During the long slump when I was pounding the run with the Mopworm Jig, then with jigs ahead of various trailing beads (that were not chartreuse). I got this Quill Back sucker. He...
Huron River Evening Steelhead
Center Pin Beads Float Fishing Huron River Steelhead Pegging Beads Steehead
March 22nd and March 24th evenings: 1 for 4, then 4 for 4 on small steelhead. 8mm BigHole UV Orange bead got all the hits. First evening, using a barbed #6 hook held 1 of 4 fish. Next evening, using the lighter wire #6 hook with the barb broken off held all four fish hooked. Biggest and last Fish. These fish run out or Lake Erie and run younger and smaller because the feeding in Lake Erie is not very profitable. We get lots of skippers. A fish with a head as big as this one would weigh twice as much...