Egg Patterns: "Matching the Snack" for Salmon

August 13, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

“When fishing egg patterns, I use two different techniques, and I fish both methods using a full floating line. The first method is the standard ‘high stick’ nymph technique. I use a 9 to 10 foot leader, a few BB-sized split shot (depending on the flow and depth of the water I am fishing) and a single egg pattern.” Rich Culver offers a couple of tips on using egg patterns during spawning season on Alaskan salmon rivers. In southwest Alaska’s Capital City Weekly.