Lake Superior is home to King salmon and on most years, there is some good fishing for them in the waters here.  There are several charters who fish for them in the summer and fall.  There is also a Thunder Bay Salmon Association that helps with the stocking of salmon here.

Best Baits for Salmon

Salmon will eat a variety of baits.  Many anglers use artificial lures while they troll for salmon.  Anglers do use live baits as well, but artificial lures such as soft plastics, hard baits and flies are more popular.

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Best Baits for Salmon Fishing

Best Lures for Salmon Fishing

Best Flies for Salmon Fishing

Best Rigs for Salmon

There aren’t as many rigs that you will need to learn about salmon compared to bass fishing.  However, if you are new to salmon fishing, some of these rigs may be completely new to you.  Anglers may be using a dodger & fly, downriggers, planer boards, dipsey divers and more.  Learn more about the best rigs for salmon fishing.

Best Techniques for Salmon

Casting and trolling are definitely the most popular techniques for salmon.  However, fly fishing is pretty popular too once they move into the rivers to spawn.

To learn more, take a look at our best techniques for salmon page.

Learn More About Salmon

Our salmon fishing section has tons of tips on the best lures, live baits, where to catch them and how to catch them.

Visit our salmon fishing website to learn more.