How Do You Catch Atlantic Salmon With A Fly During The Spawn?

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How Do You Catch Atlantic Salmon With A Fly During The Spawn?

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Wondering how to catch those feisty Atlantic salmon with a fly during the spawn? It presents a challenge to all anglers; however, if you learn a few simple techniques, your creel (or in this case cooler) will fill with salmon fillets much faster. This article won’t cover everything, but it will show you one tested technique on how to catch Atlantic salmon with a fly during the spawn. Find a salmon river like the Pulaski River in New York, or one closer to you. Many spawning rivers are no longer accessible to salmon due to dams, but there are a few very productive rivers out there. Wade into the river facing slightly downstream and cast your fly. Let the fly float along the river, reducing the drag on the fly by positioning your line in the proper current. Keep your rod tip pointed at the fly as it passes by an area where you think salmon are lying in wait to rush up the river. Set the hook with a forceful and strong tug when the fish hits. Multiple hook sets may be required because the

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