Salmon are a delicious table fare and prize game fish for anglers. There are several techniques anglers use to catch them and even more baits and lure rigs devised to get them to bite. Some of the most popular salmon fishing techniques include drift fishing, trolling, plunking and casting.
In addition to fishing technique, anglers also employ bait rigs designed to create a presentation that will entice hungry salmon to take an anglers bait or lure. The right combination of technique, bait and salmon fishing rig is a recipe for hooking a trophy salmon.
Below are several of the best fishing tackle and bait rigs used to catch Atlantic, Sockeye, Chum, Chinook, Coho and Pink salmon.