By the time September hits, most Coho anglers are dragging out the drift boat or hiking along the bank of their favorite river. I, too, love Coho fishing on coastal streams, but the salt is where it is at in the early fall. Ocean bright, feisty Coho are rushing to get to the rivers and gorging themselves along the way. Quick to bite, and even faster to jump, there is nothing like catching Coho in the ocean and Puget Sound on a cool September day.
Whether fishing for walleyes — of any other species, including salmon — the presentation is either horizontal or vertical. Horizontal includes casting and trolling. Vertical basically applies to jigging when only artificial baits are used.
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.
The two dodgers I utilize for Lake Michigan trout and salmon are the Double D Dodger 7.6" Double D Dodger 7.6” and the other dodger, the Sling Blade 9” — both of which have a time and place. However, each is a very good option for both trout and salmon on the Great Lakes.
By Capt. Pete Rosko Late last summer brought a change in the Pacific weather pattern with the phasing out of El Nino warmer water and replacing it with the El Nina cooler water. The negative to this phenomenon was a...
The majority of anglers can agree that there are many natural elements that come into play, which affects fishing. These include air and water temperature, winds, currents water clarity, and the level of light available.