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12 Rules of salmon fishing
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How to smoke salmon
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Online lessons

These online lessons listed to the left are designed to teach you how to fish effectively.
Read each of these lessons carefully. Stick to the 12 rules of salmon fishing. Read the section on flasher fishing, and tie up some rigs to match. Practice your knots. Then read each one of the lessons again. Then go catch some fish.