Salmon, Atlantic: Caught in the spring and early summer, June being a favorite month, on the artificial fly with a fifteen-and-a-half-foot Salmon rod, a Salmon click reel, holding one hundred feet of water-proofed tapered silk Salmon line and a fine long salmon-leader. The season lasts from May 1 to August 15. Found mostly in Canada, in the Restigouche, the Cascapedia, the St. John, the York, the Godbout, the Mingan, the Mosit, and the Natisquan Rivers. Is angled for with much the same method as employed in Brook Trout fly-fishing. Leaps from the water when hooked. The tails of swift rapids, the pools between two cascades, and still, deep reaches are likely spots. Flies: Jock Scott, Fairy, Dusty Miller, Fiery Brown, Black Ranger, Dark Admiral, Silver Gray, and Silver Doctor. It has been known to grow to the weight of 80 pounds. More generally it weighs from ten to twenty-five pounds.
Randall, Wainwright. The Angler's Guide: a Manual for Campers and Anglers. New York: Field and Stream Pub., 1909. Print.
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