Tom Nelson

28th Anniversary

2011 Saltwater Fishing Seminar


March 26th & 27th 2011 - Classes Full!


Tom Nelson (most often referred to as the "Dean of Saltwater Fishing) and friends celebrate 28 years of Saltwater fishing classes and bring you in 2011 a "one of a kind" learning experience.


This two-day Saltwater Seminar will bring you the "Best of the Best" of Fishing Instructors in the Northwest.


List of Instructors

List of Classes


Learn new skills and refine your fishing technique with the Northwest's top anglers at this exciting, two-day Northwest Fishing Seminar at the IBEW Conference Center, Kent, WA on Saturday & Sunday March 26 & 27, 2011.


This two-day class will teach you how to catch salmon, halibut, albacore and bottom fish in salt water. You will also learn how to fish British Columbia/Vancouver Island, the Columbia River for Spring and Fall Chinook and fresh water techniques for salmon, sturgeon and trout. We will cover how to set up and use the proper electronics for your boat. You will have a chance to get up close and personal with the Northwest's most respected fishermen. Not only will you have the opportunity to participate in classes with the instructors but you will also have ample time to go one-on-one with the SU instructors to discuss your favorite fishing areas.


2011 Classes Full


Christmas or Birthday Gift Certificates are available by calling Tom Nelson



Up Close and Personal


Saturday evening, March 26th, Salmon University will sponsor a get-together at the Holiday Inn in Kent. This get-together will give all students an opportunity to personally meet and visit with the instructors and your fellow students. It has proven to be a great time to make good contacts with fellow anglers before the summer season starts. There will be a no-host bar.




Salmon University has reserved a block of rooms at the Holiday Inn in Kent for those needing lodging. Contact the Holiday Inn in Kent at (253) 395-4300 to reserve your room and receive the Salmon University rate. You must indicate that you are a "Salmon University" attendee to receive the special rate of $69.00 (Two Doubles or King Room) plus tax. Reservations must be made by March 20th, 2011 to guarantee this group rate. The hotel has a coffee shop/dining room, and other amenities. They also provide airport pick-up by request and shuttle service to and from the seminar.