articles about "Salmon"
Six Tricks for Fall Coho
As summer gives way to fall here in the Pacific Northwest, the dependable Coho that used to bite so well when they were out and in open water often get harder and harder to catch. Anglers are...
- Posted September 2, 2013
Jigging for Summer Kings
I got my first lesson in the fine art of jigging for salmon in the early eighties, and it’s a technique that has helped me put a lot of fish, especially Chinook, in the fish box ever...
- Posted June 12, 2013
A Salmon for Every Occasion
Alder Planked Side of Salmon A great dish that is perfect for feeding a group of people. I took a full side of a 16lb Chinook that I caught the week earlier and removed the pin bones....
- Posted June 11, 2013
Early Westport Chinook
Westport is one of my favorite fisheries. For early Chinook it can’t be beat. The “early” season generally opens in mid to late June and from the get go can be incredible. Techniques for these fish typically...
- Posted May 12, 2013
Wild and Windy Willipa
A few years back a friend of mine excitedly referred to the months of August and September as Magic Time for Northwest fishermen, and he was absolutely right. There are some many salmon-fishing opportunities this time of...
- Posted March 19, 2013
Sekiu, Where Fishing Memories are Made
No matter how long you’ve fished, or how many fish you’ve caught, certain fishing memories stand out above all the rest. One of my Top Tens goes back a long way, to the early seventies, and a...
- Posted August 2, 2012
Spring Chinook Tapas
What’s better than having great friends who fish you ask? Having great friends who fish and share their catch! Call me lucky … my good friend Nelson gave me a beautiful fillet of Spring Chinook last week...
- Posted May 11, 2012
How to Fillet a Salmon
Like most things in life, there are many different ways to fillet a salmon, and it is mostly up to personal preference. In this article, I will show you just one method, it’s the one that I...
- Posted March 30, 2012