Episode 337: Lake Ontario Summer Salmon

Today the Mercury Marine Destination takes us to Lake Ontario near the city of Toronto.

Charlie joins up with buddy Captain Al Stewart as the two dial in exact temperatures and speeds for Lake Ontario Salmon.  Downriggers are ideal for fishing the depths, but don’t ignore other methods when its calm and clear waters are forcing you to also fish a little differently, wire lines and side divers can definitely add to the day!  Sometimes the simplest addition can make a huge difference and today the two have a couple of personal touches that is sure to help your big water Salmon fishing.

Species -  Chinook Salmon

Tackle -   Daiwa Sealine and Saltist line counter reels, Daiwa Great Lakes rods with triangular EVA foam grips, Seaguar 30 & 50 lb 100% Fluorocarbon leader material, Cannon downriggers, track system and adjustable rod holders, Mustad Ultra Point 3X strong treble hooks, Mustad ball bearing swivels with welded ring,  Costa RX 100% polarized and 100% UV A, B and C protection, Smooth moves shock absorbing seat bases, Crestliner 2250 Authority, Mercury 250 hp Verado motor and 15 hp Mercury Pro kicker fuel injected motor.

Technique -  Trolling wire line and side tracking dipsy divers

About Charlie Wray

Charlie Wray has been host of the very popular TV show, Fishful Thinking, since 1990. Part of the success behind the show has been the very informative format. Perfect for both the novice and experienced angler, Fishful Thinking provides entertaining insight for all audiences...read more

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