Species Salmon Coordinates 49° 8€² 38€³ N, 125° 53€² 30€³ W Location: British Columbia

Why we chose it

Chinook; Great feeding grounds for salmon When to fish: May and June. Where to fish: From Portland Point five miles off the Leonard Island Lighthouse to Big Bank 30 miles off Leonard. Tip: Troll near bottom in 120 to 200 feet of water using Bait-Busters, hootchies or spoons with a Hot Spot Flasher off the downrigger.

—Gary Cooper, host of Gary Cooper's Fishing Diary