Sea-Run Fly & Tackle’s Pink Salmon Top 5

Sea-Run Fly & Tackle’s Pink Salmon Top 5

Hello fellow salmon fishing enthusiasts! The 2021 summer pink salmon season is just getting started and Sea-Run Fly & Tackle would like to help you prepare for this great and very fun fishery. We will be providing weekly updates throughout the summer. To start, we have put together a list of the top 5 fishing spots, fly patterns, casting and trolling lures. All of the items mentioned below are available for purchase at the shop.

Fresh and saltwater fishing licenses can also be purchased at Sea-Run Fly & Tackle. If you have any questions then we would love to hear from you. Give us a call anytime at 604-931-5044 for more up to date salmon fishing information.


Sea-Run Fly & Tackle’s Top 5 Pink Salmon Fishing Spots

There are many pink salmon fishing spots throughout BC. There are many spots that are easily accessible and suitable for beginner to advance anglers. They are all within a 1.5 hour drive from Downtown Vancouver.

Squamish - Late July to Late August
Fraser Valley - Late August to Late September/Early October

Be sure to check the fishing regulations before venturing out on the water.

Sea-Run Fly & Tackle’s Top 5 Pink Salmon Flies

Pink salmon are a great target for fly fishers because of their willingness to bite a fly. Here are 5 of our all-around favourite patterns. These top 5 flies and the materials to tie them are available for purchase at the shop all summer long.

1. Pink & White Clouser Minnows – #6, #4, #2
2. Pink Comet – #8, #6, #4
3. Pink Handle Bar – #8, #6, #4
4. Pink Terror – #10, #8
5. Pink Beach Comber – #8

Sea-Run Fly & Tackle’s Top 5 Casting Lures for Pink Salmon

Casting lures for pink salmon is a very effective method that can be used to cover both freshwater and saltwater opportunities. Here are our top 5 favourites.

1. Gibbs Kodiak Spoon – 1/4oz, 3/8oz 1/4oz
2. Pink Gibbs Croc Spoon – 3/16 oz, 1/4 oz 3/8 oz
3. Pink Buzz Bomb – 1.5”, 2”, 2.5” / Zzinger  .5oz, 1.5oz
4. Pink/Silver Vibrax Blue Fox Spinner – #2, #3, #4
5. Pink Curly Tail Twitching Jig – 1/8oz #4, #6, #2

Sea-Run Fly & Tackle’s Top 5 Trolling Lures


Trolling for pink salmon is both fun and productive method. Double and even triple or quadruple headers aren’t unusual. Be sure to have a lightweight setup for maximum enjoyment. No downriggers are necessary, as these fish tend to swim high in the water column.

1. Pink / Pearl Dick Nite Spoon – #1, #2, #3
2. Pink Goldstar Mini Sardines – 2.5”
3. Blue Glitter Worden's Flatfish – F5, F6, F7
4. Pink Worden's Rooster Tail Single Hook – 1/8oz, 1/6oz
5. UV Pink Silver Horde Gold Star Kingfisher Spoons – 3.5”

For up to date info you can contact us at or call us at 604-931-5044. Stop by the shop and get stocked up before for your next salmon fishing adventure #110-1140 Austin Ave Coquitlam. If you haven’t signed up for our email newsletter do it now! 

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