Salmon Fishing Tips and Techniques
A fish tale has been out there for years! I know you've heard it!
Well if you haven't, for years the tail has been that only ten percent
of the anglers out there are catching a staggering ninety percent of the
fish! Well Iím here to tell you that this tale has been true for as
long as Iíve been fishing.
Iím not an advanced angler by any stretch but know enough to
tell you that fishermen who catch salmon on a regular basis have two
factors in the palms of their hands Ė literally. Factor one is time
on the water. The more time your line is in the water, the better chance
you haveÖbar none! Second is the skill factor or technique. Finding
where the salmon are holding, when to fish at that spot and how to
choose which lure or what type of bait or tackle, is possibly the most
important factor of all!
First you need to realize that there are as many techniques to
catching salmon as there are salmon...LOTS! So what we may find
successful you may not. We may not even know what techniques you use to
be successful out there, but we would love to hear about it. In the mean
time though let's look at some of the basic ways of fishing for salmon
and then we'll move forward in breaking them down further;