By the time you're reading this, it'll be open season for sockeye and summer run chinook salmon on the upper Columbia River. With numbers lookinggreatfor both sockeye and chinook, let's break down some summer hacks to target these fish.
With the July 1, 2022 opening of the Washington State summer salmon season finally here, this monthly article discusses the techniques that I employ off Port Angeles (Wash.) Area 6, on the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
With the summer heat setting in and water temperatures rising, the Okanogan River is too warm for the Lake Osoyoos Sockeye to migrate. This means that as the fish stack up in the Columbia River at the famed Brewster Pool, you can easily catch these tasty fish.