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.
Question 1 of 20
What is the most efficient way to fish salmon from a boat?
Question 2 of 20
Why is a downrigger the most efficient way to fish salmon from a boat?
Question 3 of 20
When is a long-arm downrigger required to fish?
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What kind of crank is a portable and less expensive option for downrigging?
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How big was the largest salmon catch on record?
Question 6 of 20
What kind of waterway is a good choice for using a planer board?
Question 7 of 20
What are planer boards constructed of?
Question 8 of 20
What equipment do you use to fly fish?
Question 9 of 20
When is the spawning season for salmon?
Question 10 of 20
What type of fishing rod is longer and more flexible?
Question 11 of 20
What do the fly-fishing flies resemble?
Question 12 of 20
What is trolling?
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When trolling, from what part of the boat should you cast your line?
Question 14 of 20
How long may you need to battle a large salmon to bring it in?
Question 15 of 20
If your salmon tastes dense and dry, what happened?
Question 16 of 20
Where can you float fish?
Question 17 of 20
What fishing method allows you to cast into weeds or lilies?
Question 18 of 20
What other animals also like to eat salmon?
Question 19 of 20
What bait do salmon prefer?
Question 20 of 20