( A gorgeous October Michigan rainbow- resident Eagle Lake California strain that Michigan has adopted- or Michigan strain steelhead that hasn't smolted due to its stubbornness- you be the judge. Regardless, this 15 inch fish jumped chrome silver and put up a blistering fight on a 12 foot 3 weight … [Read more...] about Autumn Caddis & The Trout and Steelhead of October
Great Lakes Steelhead
Our new spring issue has 250 pages of luscious content and stunning images celebrating the rite of spring and the annual trout opener that has been celebrated in history and paid homage to in classic writings like in John Voelker's "Trout Madness". We invite you to come and subscribe and see what … [Read more...] about What’s in our Spring Issue of Hallowed Waters-lots to love!
The pinnacle of the trout/salmon/steelhead fly fishing experience has always revolved around the stream and river experience. But it is rather ironic that we focus and chase the migratory salmonids in areas like rivers and streams where they actually are not at their most aggressive and predatory … [Read more...] about Surfing Up Salmonids-Fresh Spring Chrome on the Hunt
It’s finally out!...We at Hallowed Waters Journal, along with so many super awesome talented anglers, artists, scientists and just damn good humans, with the help of fish, bugs and the hallowed waters they live in make our new 258 page Mayfly/Spring Silver issue passionate journey of this issue our … [Read more...] about THE NEW MAYFLY/SPRING SILVER ISSUE IS HERE!
I loved playing ice hockey as a young boy. Being raise in a Polish/Austrian immigrant household and spending time in the motherland as well as my upbringing in Niagara /Buffalo; with a brief period in Niagara-on-the Lake /Ontario, before my parents could move to the states and become citizens, I … [Read more...] about Why our Steelhead Runs are Evolving-Nature & Nurture
There is no downtime for steelheaders in the Great Lakes and West Coast. With winter and summer strain steelhead that traverse the calendar, winter used to be a time for preparing for spring. The true essence of a steelheaders soul lies in the challenge,...the true grit cold enduring determination … [Read more...] about Cold Steel Dope