1999-A shot of me with a coho salmon caught on a spawn bag about the size of a 25 cent coin, and fished right on the bottom, This was an early-season fish, and the day was rather hot. Photo with Canon A1 waterproof, floating camera.
1995 or so--My old fishing buddy Shaan Hurley with his FIRST-ever salmon, a 28.9 pound 44.5 inch long springer,weighed on a certified scale. This was the longest springer I have ever seen. I was teaching him how to fish lures when this was taken,and on our third trip, he landed this beauty using a l
circa 1992- I caught this nice 17.5# Chinook on the Clackamas using an 8'3" Fenwick 6-17 pound spin rod, Shimano Stradic reel, and 5/8 ounce matte silver spoon with chartreuse yellow tape dots and Pro Cure Anchovy scent.