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What type of hooks do you use for salmon fishing?

What type of hooks do you use for salmon fishing?

No particular type of hook is needed. However, the traditional salmon or steelhead hook, which is a strong, short shank, eye-up hook, is often used. The hook size depends on the river conditions and the type of bait used. A size 4 should be big enough under any circumstances.

How do you tie a egg sack on a hook?

Egg Loop Knot Tying Instructions

  1. Start with about 4 feet of leader and thread leader through hook eye to bend in hook.
  2. Make 10 – 20 tight wraps back toward bend in hook.
  3. Hold wraps firmly in place and thread end of leader back through hook eye in opposite direction.
  4. Pull on leader to tighten down the knot.

How do I fish with salmon eggs?

Push the egg down, then up the hook shaft. Rotate the egg around and push it down on the barb. When completed, the egg should conceal the entire hook. Fish the egg under a small bobber or freeline without any weights if possible.

Do trout like salmon eggs?

Trout do love salmon eggs , and it has been part of their staple diet for years and years, so if you want to catch some bigger trout, especially in a river, try some out. Keep in mind that even lake trout will bite on salmon eggs, as the color and smell alone will attract them, so I always have them in my tackle bag.

What is a salmon egg?

Salmon or Trout eggs are one of the most effective baits for enticing Salmon, Steelhead and Trout to bite. When spawning fish are active in the streams, rivers, shoreline, or harbors they will often ignore all other baits and lures. Just float a egg spawn sack or cured skein past and tempt the salmon to hit.

What is a salmon egg hook?

Daiichi Salmon Egg Hooks were developed for fishing with bait, but are now also being used for artificial bait. Known as an egg hook, this style is generally used by trout and anglers using natural salmon eggs as bait.