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

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