articles about "Gear"
How to Pick the Right Jig
The question I hear most whenever I give a talk on jigging for salmon is, “What’s your favorite jig?” I usually respond that my favorite is the jig I was using when I caught my last fish,...
- Posted March 28, 2010
Using Herring Strips and Teasers
It’s become almost a lost art – the use of Herring Strips. Most anglers have forgotten how effective strips can be. A herring strip has flash and action and lets off a powerful scent trail. But, they...
- Posted March 22, 2009
Review: Pro-Troll E-Chip
It’s time to put electricity to work in your fishing lures. One of the newest innovations in fishing tackle is the E-Chip. This is a revolutionary new product developed by the president of Pro-Troll Tackle, Dick Pool,...
- Posted November 1, 2008
Review: Kone Zone Daisy Chain
The primary attractor for bringing salmon into the sight range of your lures is sound! Then sight, smell and electro-sensitivity all have a part to play in getting the salmon to strike. While all of this is...
- Posted October 1, 2008
Review: Big Al’s Fish Flash
Big Al’s Fish Flash represents a totally unique concept in flasher fishing. It provides excellent fish attraction while producing zero drag in the water. The Salmon University staff has used the Fish Flash for many years and...
- Posted October 1, 2007
The KatchKooler is one of the most popular items for Northwest Steelhead and Salmon anglers. Thousands are now in the hands of anglers. The small boat angler who doesn’t have room for a large ice chest in...
- Posted February 11, 2007
How to Brine Herring
Put 2-1/2 gallons of non-chlorinated water in a cooler. (Leave tap water sitting out overnight and the chlorine will evaporate.) brining Link to this post!
- Posted May 16, 2006
Review: Ace Hi Fly
During the last 40 years that I’ve been involved with the tackle industry, a number of new lures have come on to the market. Some we still use, and as you might expect many have disappeared. We...
- Posted March 26, 2006