Check out this rad footage of salmon and char chasing and biting my spinners. I recently trolled No. 7 spinners downstream with an Okuma Waterwolf camera rigged in-line and there’s definitely some cool stuff to be learned by seeing what’s going on down there!
Here’s a beautifully filmed video of how the salmon fits into the Big Picture in Alaska. Lots of nice scenery and wildlife! Cool sounding soundtrack too…
Chum salmon don’t get a lot of love from anglers. After all, wouldn’t you rather chase something called “The King” instead of a fish with the nickname of “Dog?”
But this bad rap is unwarranted. They are biting, fighting machines. Sure, they’re not as good to eat as other salmon species, but from a pure sporting standpoint, they’re terrific. Our man Reilly puts it best:
“They bite like crazy, they pull hard and there’s usually lots of ’em around…what’s not to like?”
As promised, I am going to get a little more into last week’s Alaskan adventure here…starting with the awesome diversity of species you can catch armed only with a spinning rod, rental car, a handful of lures and a healthy sense of adventure!
We obviously didn’t get our mitts on everything that swims around the island — not even close — but we did pretty well considering we had no access to a boat! Here’s a look at some of the critters we caught…Click here to read more…