Trout Fishing

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Side-Drifting for Winter Steelhead

May 30, 2020
By Scott Haugen, Cabela’s Ambassador Side-drifting is arguably the most effective technique when it comes to fishing for winter steelhead in rivers and it is one of the best ways to cover large…
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Catching Speckled Trout the Gators of the Gulf

May 8, 2020
Folks throughout the Gulf states are well familiar with gators of the reptilian kind, but mentioning “gators” to coastal anglers fosters pleasant thoughts of hefty speckled trout also called sea…
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A Place to Enjoy Trout Fishing is Montauk State Park

February 14, 2020
Like clockwork on the 1st of March each year, hundreds of anglers gather along banks overlooking streams, ready to kick off the start of Missouri’s trout season. One of the most popular destinations…
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Fishing Spinners for Trout

August 11, 2019
The Simple In-Line Spinner is a Great Lure for Catching Trout By Scott Haugen, Cabela's Ambassador When it comes to catching rainbow trout from a river or lake, one of the best approaches is a lure…
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Use 3-Way Rigs on One of the Strangest Fighting Freshwater Fish, Lake Trout (video)

October 31, 2018
Lake trout are considered by many anglers to be one of the strangest fighting freshwater fish species throughout North America. If you’ve had the good fortune of setting your hook into a large lake…
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Fish the Finest Brook Trout Streams at Shenandoah Park

August 27, 2018
Since it was created in 1936, Shenandoah National Park has been a prime destination for sportsmen seeking to backpack, camp, photograph, and explore a piece of unblemished mountain wilderness. But…
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Trout Fishing: When Bug Eaters Turn Bad on the River Systems (video)

May 1, 2018
Rainbow trout are one of the most sought-after trout species throughout North America by avid fly fisherman. There is nothing like the anticipation of a rainbow trout taking your well-placed…
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Ice Fishing: High-Low Water Levels and Winter Trout

January 23, 2018
Fluctuating water levels can throw winter trout anglers a curve on lakes across the Ice Belt. But they don't have to keep you from putting fish on the ice. Armed with the right approach, you can…
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Fishing and the Color Game

June 15, 2017
The old adage states that fishing lures were designed to catch fishermen and not fish — and each of our tackle boxes certainly support this theory. Manufacturers continually cast lures at us in every…
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Fishing Cold Weather Trout—Best Flies, Waters & Times to Go

February 15, 2017
Few of us would choose winter as a favorite season for trout fishing with its bleak gray landscape and raw air that penetrates cold-weary bones like a knife. But if the alternative is no fishing at…
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Fish Simple: Use the Three Best Flies for Spring Trout

April 22, 2016
If you’re a devoted trout fly fisherman, you’ll probably carry a vest chock full of flies when you hit the streams this spring. But sometimes that just complicates matters and makes choosing the best…
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Go Hunting for Spring Trout

March 8, 2016
Springtime brings more light and warmer temperatures changing the creeks, rivers and streams into outstanding trout havens bursting with insect hatchess and hungry fish. A key to getting great trout…