articles about "Salmon"
Don’t Waste Time on the Water
The one little fatherly pearl of fishing wisdom that I most remember from my childhood days went something like: “You aren’t going to catch anything unless your line’s in the water.” Even at a young age I’d...
- Posted February 18, 2016
Chasing the Birds
Waking up at 4 a.m. to the sounds of pounding rain, creaking docks and small boats banging together, my fishing partner and I talked briefly about going back to bed, but this would be our last full...
- Posted January 8, 2016
Choose the Right Hook for the Job
Back in the steelhead-fishing hey-day of the early seventies, I spent a lot more time fishing our Northwest Rivers than I spent on the salt water. I was addicted to winter steelhead fishing, sometimes quitting my job...
- Posted October 26, 2015
Silvers on the Surface
Back in the late-eighties I got to know a guy named Joe Wallman, and for a few years we spent a fair amount of time together on the water. I enjoyed fishing with Joe not only because...
- Posted August 25, 2015
We’ve all heard that there’s more than one way to skin a cat, and although I don’t know why anyone would really want to do that, the old adage also applies to catching salmon. Take attractors, for...
- Posted July 13, 2015
Humpy (Pink) Fishing
Humpies or Pink salmon return in heavy numbers in Alaska, British Columbia, Canada and Washington. They also exist in great numbers in the Great Lakes area of the Midwest. This year (2015) six and a half million...
- Posted June 24, 2015
Color and Depth
Each week one of the Salmon University experts answers reader questions in our “Ask a Pro” feature. This week’s questions are answered by Tom Nelson. Submit your own question here. Q: Great site you guys have, wish...
- Posted June 12, 2015