Outdoors blog

Battle-scarred plug landed 43 salmon in two days

A Mag Lip plug shows the wear and tear of catching 43 king salmon in Alaska's Nushagak River. (Bob Toman)
A Mag Lip plug shows the wear and tear of catching 43 king salmon in Alaska's Nushagak River. (Bob Toman)

SALMON FISHING -- Check out the photos sent to Northwest angler Buzz Ramsey by Bob Toman, who'd been fishing in Alaska's Nushagak River, which sports one of the largest king salmon runs in the world.

The scratched and battered Mag Lip plug had caught 43 salmon in two days, Toman said.

"And Bob want's a new one," said Ramsey, a tackle manufacturer rep.

Responses from other anglers:

  • "Bah! Send it back down! That plug is just getting warmed up!
  • "I think that plug should be mounted above the fireplace, its the real trophy."
  • "Tell Bob to send that plug to me, and I will send him one that Won't Catch 43 salmon in 2 days."



You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to Outdoors blog
Rich Landers
Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

Follow Rich online:







Close

Sections


Profile

Close

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801