St. Joseph River

Tip of the week 

fresh coho and some steelhead coming through the ladders at a good clip-THESE NEXT THREE WEEKS WILL SEE IT ALL COME TOGETHER!- summer steels and coho's ....Finally a good push of fresh summer steelhead!...coho salmon are already in!!... Full moon, lake turning over in a few days on wind direction...this will be the start of the Skamania run which keeps threatening!!! - late because of cold temps...Despite the 1/2 rain, WATER COMING DOWN- warming up- the first major run of fish is days away!- but a few Skamania are already in the river near Berrien....moving thru ladder- when water drops will be epic!!!tons of rain!!!!...water discolored- lake temps 48-50....fresh Skamania steelhead coming into Berrien Springs and at Paw Paw...ICE JUST STARTED BREAKING NEAR MOUTH OF RIVER TODAY!!!!!!LOTS OF ICE AND FROZEN OVER!...another cold sanp---BUT WARM UP AGAIN...been slow fall- hope spring is better..Still a few steelhead and...lake -run browns ..BUT!!!!!EVERYTHING IS RUNNING LATE THIS YEAR BECAUSE OF THE COLD LAKE ICE OVER CONDITIONS ...use 11/12 or 14 foot spey rods with Skagit shooting heads -over head casting like east coast salt for pier fishing...;large orange/chartreuse and black intruders....also baitfish intruders...patterns in "Selectivity" book and "Steelhead Dreams"
my blog says it all
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Seven-day forecast 

warm- but water temps perfect for more summer steelhead and coho


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