How Marvin Rigs Up For Spring Salmon Fishing

by on Feb.08, 2012, under Columbia River, Willamette

The Fist Columbia River Spring Chinook Salmon of the season 2012 has been caught by a sportsman. It was a 12 to 14 pound Chinook Salmon caught off Frenchmen’s Bar. News like this gets everyone excited for the season.

Let’s talk a little bit about how Marvin’s Guides Service rigs up for Spring Chinook Salmon on the Columbia River, and Willamette River.

I use a Lamiglas rod, with a Okuma line counter reel filled with 65 pound test Tuf Line braid. Line counters are the way to go; you always know how deep you are fishing, and that is key in salmon fishing.

I put a slider on my main line for my dropper weight, then I slip 2 or 3 beads on the line. Then I tie a bead chain to the end of the main line. Next I tie about a 2 foot leader from the bead chain to a flasher, then I take a 2 foot piece of line from the flasher to another bead chain. Then I take my mooching rig which is around 4 to 5 feet and tie it to the bead chain. I use anywhere from 8 to 12oz of lead depending on the speed of the river.

Call Marvin’s Guide Service today and lets get you hooked up!
Covered and heated boat.

 

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