Category Archives: Salmon Fishing

Kokanee and Sockeye Salmon

Female kokanee salmonAll About the Kokanee/Sockeye Salmon

Many species of fish are threatened by changes in environment, habitat or overfishing that are threatening the existence. Kokanee salmon and sockeye salmon are two types of such fish and experts are applying conservation efforts to help save the population.

Kokanee and sockeye salmon are two forms of the same species — and that species has been deemed endangered by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in 2005. The species rank third in population in the seven species of Pacific salmon, behind the pink salmon and the chum salmon. Continue reading

Fishing Coolers

Yeti tundra coolerWhether you are going on a full day trip in the Florida keys for bonefish or mahi or just a float trip for trout, you surely need a good fishing cooler to keep your beverages ice cold. Some coolers are much better than others Read more about fishing coolers at: troutster.com These folks have outlined a few different cooler options that will keep your beverages ice cold for several days. Have a look if you are shopping for a good cooler.

Chinook Salmon

King salmon also called the chinookAll About the Chinook Salmon

There are some species of fish that pack the punch of star power.

In this case, the chinook salmon aka: the King salmon has that honor due to it’s sheer size. If there is anything to know about chinook salmon, it’s that they can get huge. They grown to be about 3 feet in length, but it’s the weight that can greatly vary. The average weight for the chinook is about 40 pounds but it can get as large as 120 pounds. Continue reading

Washington Salmon Fishing

Washington Salmon FishingA Guide to Washington Salmon Fishing

Whether you’re a beginner angler or a seasoned professional, Washington state offers some great spots for salmon fishing. This basic information will help get you started: Continue reading

New York Salmon Fishing

New York Salmon Fishing

Photo by: Bill Blevins

A Guide to NY Salmon Fishing

Do you live in the state of New York (or travel there frequently) and enjoy fishing? If you’re looking to save some money on a delicious meal or two, you might want to consider salmon fishing! Here’s some basic information to get you started.

New York Salmon Fishing Locations

The best spots will be found in Continue reading

Alaskan Salmon Fishing

Alaskan king salmon fishing

A Chinook or King Salmon caught in Alaska

A Beginner’s Guide to Alaskan Salmon Fishing

The northern-most state in the US boasts several world-class fishing spots, and salmon fishing in Alaska is some of the best: Alaska produces 80% of the world’s high-value wild salmon! So whether you live there year-round or are taking a trip to beat the worst of the summer heat, you should consider adding salmon fishing to your agenda. This basic information will help get you started. It might be a good idea to bring along some smaller gear to catch rainbows and dolly varden trout found throughout much of Alaska. Trout fishing in most of the state is second to none! You can learn more about trout fishing at Troutster.com until I get more into it a little more on this website. Continue reading