Salmon fishing looks so idyllic when shown in movies and television--a man in hip waders standing in a rushing river. Actually, several popular methods of salmon fishing are practiced from a boat. Take this quiz to find out more about good salmon fishing techniques.
What is the most efficient way to fish salmon from a boat?
Why is a downrigger the most efficient way to fish salmon from a boat?
fish in deeper waters
use more than one line
When is a long-arm downrigger required to fish?
water depths greater than 10 feet
water depths greater than 15 feet
water depths greater than 22 feet
What kind of crank is a portable and less expensive option for downrigging?
How big was the largest salmon catch on record?
What kind of waterway is a good choice for using a planer board?
What are planer boards constructed of?
What equipment do you use to fly fish?
When is the spawning season for salmon?
spring and fall
summer and winter
What type of fishing rod is longer and more flexible?
fly fishing pole
What do the fly-fishing flies resemble?
What is trolling?
fishing from a dock
fishing from a moving boat
fishing while standing in a river
When trolling, from what part of the boat should you cast your line?
How long may you need to battle a large salmon to bring it in?
If your salmon tastes dense and dry, what happened?
Where can you float fish?
What fishing method allows you to cast into weeds or lilies?