Category: Pink Salmon
British Columbia has a lot of great rivers and streams to catch Pink Salmon. These rivers are often filled with other Pacific Salmon including chum, coho, sockeye, chinook and other spawning fish species. While the Pacific...Read More
Pink Salmon’s scientific name is derived from the russian name, gorbua, which means salmon. Sometimes the translation is a bit of a let down. I myself was looking for something a little more interesting. The Pink Salmon is...Read More
The Pink Salmon is anadromous, which means that the Pink Salmon is an ocean going fish. Anadromous Lifestyle This might seem like a contradiction because they can be found in freshwater lakes their entire life. However, in their...Read More
Adult Pink Salmon migrate from the sea to fresh water between the months of July to October. They travel anywhere from 40 miles/64 kilometres up river to as many as 300 miles/480 kilometres. Pink salmon in their native range...Read More
Some anglers claim that that Pink Salmon are not worth going after. They claim that they are not very good fighters and that they do not have the best taste when it comes to salmon. When compared to other salmon, the Pink Salmon...Read More
The Pink Salmon undergoes one of the most distinct physical changes when it spawns, well the male Pink Salmon that is. Humpback Appearance It develops a large hump. The male Pink Salmon is so distorted that it appears to be a...Read More
Spring finds Pink Salmon in the ocean. Those that are found in streams are young hatchlings and are not worth going after. The best time to fish for Pink Salmon in rivers is late summer and early to mid fall throughout much of...Read More
Pink Salmon can be found in the ocean for their entire life with the exception of when they hatch from their eggs and when they return to their birth river to spawn and die. Ocean Preferences While in the ocean, they can be...Read More
Pink salmon are native to Pacific ocean from northern Japan across to northern California and all the way up to the Arctic Ocean. The Pink Salmon can be found in the Arctic waters and feeder rivers and streams of eastern Russia,...Read More
Pink Salmon are not much different than other Pacific Salmon in terms of habitat preference, water temperate and their distribution. They also have similar food preferences. Pink Salmon will eat euphausiids, amphipods and a...Read More
Great fishing gift
Smallmouth Bass prefer cool, oxygen rich water.
Therefore, try streams and rivers with fast moving water. Smallmouth can also be found behind brush or other debris and where rocks breach the surface, creating oxygen rich water.