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ALASKA SALMON FISHING METHODS & TECHNIQUES

By on December 11, 2012

Trolling is typically done between depths of 20′ to 100′ depending on target species. A 4-6 oz. lead is used for shallow trolling and Down Riggers are used to reach depths below 30′. We generally use a spoon or a

HOW TO CUT & RIG A HERRING

By on March 10, 2011

If you want to catch salmon in Southeast Alaska, follow these simple steps to cut and rig a plugged herring.  This rig works well for Mooching or Trolling and will catch salmon, halibut, rockfish…pretty much anything that feeds on herring.  So

Selecting and Brining Herring for Alaska Salmon Fishing

By on February 11, 2011

One of the most common and effective ways to fish salmon is using a cut plug herring. Why a cut plug? – Simply because it’s easy to get a good spin, you can change the spin with the cut angle,

Alaska Halibut Fishing with Circle Hooks

By on January 11, 2011

When I anchor up on a halibut spot in Alaska I like to immediately get some some meat in the water to start a scent trail.  These are the rods you want up current typically in the bow of the