Author: Angler

This website aims to help the reader in making their time on the water as fruitful as possible, as well as giving them something to think about when there's no water in sight.

Company fined for polluting Monongahela River and tributaries

A truck washing company was recently fined after pleading guilty to illegally disposing of wash water into several tributaries of the Monongahela River. According to this press release from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission: A Fairfield, New Jersey-based mobile truck washing business pleaded guilty to a one-count Information and was sentenced in federal court in …

Spin fishing rigs for Great Lakes steelhead

Steelhead are an anadromous (sea-run) strain of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) native to the Pacific Ocean and the rivers of western North America and Siberia. But they also exist in large numbers in North America’s Great Lakes, thanks to ambitious stocking programs launched by several states that have at least some of those waters under their …

How to use Trout Magnets, trout worms and micro jigs

I’ve noticed that a lot of people are interested in finding out how to effectively fish micro jigs (especially Trout Magnets). If presented correctly, these increasingly popular lures can work very well for trout, steelhead, crappie and other species. The most effective aspect of the Trout Magnet is the presentation used when fishing it, namely a …