For larger fish, like Chinook salmon, use 20-25 pound line. For smaller fish, like pink salmon, use 10-15 pound line. There are an endless variety of weights, lures, floats, and/or baits that anglers can use.
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Beyond that, is braided line good for salmon fishing? Braid what I use for salmon reels. Due to the thin diameter it has a lot less resistance in the water which helps you get down with less weight. Very sensitive, which really helps on detecting back-bouncing bites. I use the 65 lb braid on my sturgeon reels and then use them for about 3 years.
Apart from, what time of day is best for salmon fishing?
Fish aren't biting from sunup to early morning because the water is too cool. Fall/Late Morning-Noon: Fish are biting here and there but mainly in warmer, shallow water. Fall/Afternoon-Early Evening: This is the time for the best fishing results!
What pound test line should I use?
A typical line to cast for trout would be 4-pound test. Consider braided line of 30-pound test or more if you go after large game fish. A rule of thumb is to fish with the lightest gear possible so you don't tire and have more fun. In competition when test is specified, anglers must use light line to land heavy fish.
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The extra length of 10 footers, is mostly there to help with line control, and leverage for casting. I had a bobber rod in AK that was 11 feet long rated 20-40. No it was not a surf stick. It was used strictly for fishin incoming tides on certain rivers suspiciously similar to the Willy.
10'6″ is ideal for float fishing, but 9'6″ will work in many conditions and is more optimal for drift fishing. 9'6″ will also work well for fishing with spinners or jigs. Rod action – ML as in Medium Light is a great rod action type. ... 6-12 is a solid all around line weight range for an all purpose salmon fishing rod.
One option for some salmon anglers is to try using wire leaders. Salmon are predatory fish, and as a result there are always teeth within their mouths that present some risk to a line, in that a really determined fish can chomp through the line if it thinks about it.
Braided Lines While there are many benefits to using braided line, being undetected by fish is not one of them. ... Fluorocarbon is the line that is most invisible underwater, while braided line is the strongest, yet most visible above water. The same can be said about highly visible colors such as yellow and red.
Mono holds knots better and costs less than braid. It also works better on smaller bait-casting reels because light braid can dig into itself. ... "You'd think braid would be perfect with its smaller diameter and less stretch; it puts less weight on the kite.
I found out that braided line can be used on a spinning reel and I decided to use it on both my rods. Braided line has many benefits over mono or fluoro line and I found it to perform much better overall. The braided line was definitely stronger, lasts longer, is more sensitive, and actually casts smoother.