A host of baits can be used such as Spin ‘n’ glows, flies, spawn, yarn, and even night crawlers. Depending upon the current the angler can control the speed of the sinker by using different size weights.
Whether wading or in a boat Salamander Sinkers is a superb application for drift fishing for steelhead. Our sinkers are design to slide over rocks with snags. Used with a medium, sensitive rod, spinning reel and low-visibility line Salamander Sinker provides the missing link to successful drift fish for steelhead.
This beautiful steelhead was caught on a 3/8 oz double swivel sinker with a wobbler fly
Otter's Soft Milking Egg
The Otter's Soft Milking Egg work great with Salamander Sinkers. The cylindrical body of the sinkers is perfect for drifting over rocks while keeping the bait in the fish strike zone. The soft plastic shape precisely mimics natural fish eggs. When used with a 2 to 3 ft leader the rig is a fish catching machine. The Gram Series sinkers are designed to function is clear, shallow water with little current. For swifter current consider the 1/8 or ¼ oz model.
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