This is my first season up here and I have fished all my life in the lower 48. Never for Salmon though. Over the last two outing's I nailed 15 nice fish and promptly lost 15 nice fish! I can't get the things on the bank! I am so frustrated I could throw a stick of dynamite in the hole.
I need some help. I know it has to have something to do with my equipment. I am using a medium action 7' rod, 30lb firewire and No 2 spinners with trebles.
Some of the fish throw it right away, after say 30 seconds. Others I almost get on the bank and wham they throw the hook. I am keeping the pressure on so there is no slack in the line. I am not horsing them and my drag is set where if they take off hard it let's them run. I am trying to tire them out and can't even get that far.
Am I using to light an action? Is a No.2 spinner to small to get good hook-up?
Posting this is humiliating enough so take it easy on me. I just have no idea what I am doing wrong.