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This 50-pound fall chinook salmon was caught in September using downriggers and plug-cut herring on the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River.
 (Rich Landers / The Spokesman-Review)
This 50-pound fall chinook salmon was caught in September using downriggers and plug-cut herring on the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River. (Rich Landers / The Spokesman-Review)

SALMON FISHING -- I've headed to the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River to see first hand what this record run of chinook salmon is all about.

Photo above shows a 50-pounder I landed there a few years ago.

Think big!

Stay tuned.



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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