Salmon Fishing Archive

Everything you need to catch salmon in the Great Lakes tributaries

Salmon in the Great Lakes run into the tributaries to spawn each fall. This usually starts in September and ends at some point in October. In most of the Great Lakes king salmon and silver salmon predominate.

The best baits and lures for salmon fishing Great Lakes tributaries

Every September huge numbers of king and coho salmon make their semi-annual spawning runs into the tributaries that feed the Great Lakes. Waters like the Salmon River in New York fill up with salmon that often weigh

Do salmon feed in freshwater rivers and streams?

It has long been believed by scientists and anglers alike that Pacific salmon stop feeding when they enter freshwater rivers and streams for their annual spawning run. Sure, they take the occasional salmonid egg, but it’s argued

Potential world record coho salmon caught and released in New York

On September 19, angler Tom Olivio of Montana caught and released what he claims could have been a world record coho (silver) salmon on the Salmon River in upstate New York. The Salmon River is home to