articles about "Gear"

  • Tying Your Boat to a Cleat

    Over the years, I’ve noticed that many boaters have a problem correctly tying to a cleat at a dock or on their boat. Following these five steps will make it easier for you to tie-up, untie, and leave your...

    • Posted May 26, 2015
  • Power Up / Power Down

    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 February 10, 2015
  • How to Fish Salmon Plugs

    The art of fishing salmon plugs has been a favorite among both commercial and sports anglers for years.  During the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s if you planned on winning a salmon derby, you probably were fishing a...

    • Posted January 13, 2015
  • Herring Rigging Made Simple

    I’m sure there are hundreds of ways to rig herring for mooching or trolling, however, I really believe the simpler the better. I’m very basic in my rigging techniques; the quicker my herring is back in the...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
  • 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