Date:19.10.2017, 15:53 Although the water can be shallow and seemingly calm, the current can be quite strong. Finally, make sure you have a valid saltwater fishing licence and salmon conservation stamp before taking part in this fishery. They can be very close to shore if undisturbed and wading can spook them easily. Cruising fish will show the dorsal part of their body occasionally, this is especially true for pink salmon. FALL RUN CHINOOK SALMON - Fall run chinook are now in tidewater, and there are some nice ones being caught, some up to 25 lbs. on flies. And, - it'll get better! Lime green/white Clousers, Rainbow Clousers, and a variety of comets, are the go to flies for these fish! Pink, orange, chartreuse or even a plain silver lure works great. For coho salmon, lures which resemble small baitfish such as needlefish, sandlance and stickleback are commonly used. Lure weight influences your casting distance. Hatchery salmon (Rhoades Pond fish) are making up about half of the catch! Both clipped and unclipped salmon are now legal to take. The photos are all of fly caught kings! PACIFIC CITY DORY BOAT DRIFT BOAT TRIPS The Pacific City area is one of the best fly fishing locations in the United States.