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Pink Salmon
Species Facts

Science Name: Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
Other Names: humpback salmon, humpy, autumn
Ideal Temp: 52 to 57
World Record: 13 lbs. 1 ounce, Ont.
Environment: coastal, stream, lake
Techniques: light tackle, casting, fly
Range: Great Lakes and western North America

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Matt | Posted: June 22, 2010

I catch Pinks when they come up the river to spawn and they taste just fine. I usually use a 10 lb main line and a pink and silver spoon that entices males to attack. I caught a six pound pink in the Snohomish river.

Doom | Posted: October 21, 2005

I forgot to tell you that if you try it and works or not e-mail me my e-mail is [email protected]

Doom | Posted: October 21, 2005

if you tie 5 humpies on to a line and make it look like school of fish its possible you might catch something in less time the with only one of them i have not tried it yet but im sure it works.

[email protected] | Posted: August 23, 2005

try a small pink squid [mp14-15]27 inches behind a red flasher,trolled slow,just fast enough to rotate the flasher.

Torrey Banes | Posted: May 20, 2005

Use 10-15lb mainline then tie on a swivel 8in of 12lb leader,then tie on a 3-way swivel,then tie on 12in of 12lb line with a small pink spoon on the 2nd eye of the swivel.Then at the end of the swivel tie on 6in of 12lb line with a 4oz sinker, for Pinks in the river.