Tag Archives: Jig Fishing

Jig Fishing for Steelhead part 1 by Dave Gantman

Why I Fish Jigs It was a cool and cloudy morning on the South Umpqua River, Oregon. I was with my friend Chris Burt, an avid steelhead and salmon fisherman. On this morning, Chris had invited me to join him on a stretch of water that I had never fished before. I was excited knowing that we were to use ... Read More »

Jig Fishing Series Float Fishing Jigs, Part 2 by Dave Gantman

Why Fish Jigs? The ultimate goal in the pursuit of any species is to catch more and bigger fish using the most simple and effective method possible. For steelhead, float fishing is widely considered to be just that.  In the previous article, I explained that success in steelhead fishing is about increasing percentages during time spent on the water, as ... Read More »