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Colorful BC Chum Salmon.

Posted on September 4th, 2019

Our group of Ontario salmon/steelheaders had an amazing time fishing BC tributaries from Kitimat Lodge, BC. Our featured image is of Claudiu Albeanu with one of his many colorful “water-marked” Chum Salmon.

Tracey Hittel (top left) and angler Joe Kubassek who was part of our group (top right) show-off a prime male Chum in it’s spawning colors that gave Joe a real fight!

While many anglers think that once Pacific Salmon get dark and into their spawning colors they loose their fighting qualities I would disagree. On our trip I hooked Chums that jumped up to 15-times out of the water making long runs up and down the river and eventually throwing my hook!

 

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