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HUNT FOR BIG SALMON By Craig Boddington




The first story I got paid ‘cash money’ for was a fishing story, published in the old Fur-Fish-Game magazine. For those who study ancient history, it was about fishing for grayling on Alaska’s Tanana River, back when I was a very young Marine lieutenant attending the Army’s mountain warfare school at Fort Greeley. I received $35 for it! Thus began my hunt for big salmon.

Coming into Black Gold just at sundown, a welcome harbor.
Coming into Black Gold just at sundown, a welcome harbor. “hunt for big salmon”

Since then there have been very few fishing stories under my by-line. In truth I’m not much of an angler. And certainly not an expert angler. However, there are exceptions…at least in interest, if not expertise. I just got back from sort of an annual hunting—er, fishing—trip with my buddy Jim Rough at his Black Gold Lodge at Rivers Inlet, British Columbia, on the mainland northeast of the northern tip of Vancouver Island.

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It’s That Season Again!

Its the summer fishing season again! If you’re anything like us, you can’t wait to get out on the water as often as you can. It’s no fun when you’re out on the water and you run out of bait, hooks, or line before you’re done for the day. Of course, no fisherman would ever go out without plenty of fishing tackle. We can help make sure you have everything you need so you can get out at dawn and stay out until dusk. Continue reading It’s That Season Again!