A little help for river salmon....

Discussion in 'North West Michigan Streams and Rivers' started by fowlpursuit, Aug 25, 2020.

  1. nighttime

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    White is one of best colors for salmon and even steelhead. White and green or lemon lime with white, really can’t go wrong with with for kings
     
  2. Scott Hogan

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    It was absolutely amazing to watch them come up and just smash them I can't wait to go next week
     
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  3. jwheelfan03

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    Try some thundersticks but be sure to check the regs on where you do go. Honestly a lot are caught by lining(not starting the debate) but without skein cranks are a good bet. They can really crush them so set it like Kevin van dam and hold on. Good luck!
     
  4. adam bomb

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    Cast Thundersticks, #8 Shad Raps, #5 Blue Fox Spinners.


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  5. Mr Burgundy

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    Spinners for sure, great call out on that one!
     
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  6. jashroomer

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    Heading up to fish in the Betsie on the 21st - 24th, will be my first tme and not really sure what to expect, so your information has been extremely helpful. Hopefully i can pick up enough to catch a couple.
     
  7. Fishlessfisher

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    So when you use thundersticks you are allowed trebles or do you have to switch hooks?
     
  8. Mr Burgundy

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    No, u can use them. Its considered a fixed lure
     
  9. Lamarsh

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    I didn't think streamers were a great choice for kings, but still wanted to try it last year, and was amazed when a king came from 15 feet a way and smashed a purple and pink dolly lama fly I tied, and I'm not too great at tying so it wasn't the prettiest thing either. And this was early October, which added to the surprise. That was the only one I got to eat in that manner that day, but it was worth it. It was the smallest fish I got that day, but the best memory.
     
  10. C~DUB

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    Well, how did you do?
     
  11. TroutFishingBear

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    Anybody have any idea where I might find salmon on 10/02? I've never caught one in mi despite trying a couple times...please help!
     
  12. 1302berkey

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    They like to eat this. 4777.jpeg
     
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  13. Macs13

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    You'll find more salmon than you know what to do with (and just as many fishermen shoulder to shoulder) at Tippy Dam right now.

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  14. bansheejoel

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  15. MoJoRisin'

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    Looks like that hook is an octopus with a snell and bead w rubber egg.....hooked in the bottom jaw. I thought flossers were top jaw?
     
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