Casting lures for pink salmon is a very effective method that can be used to cover both freshwater and saltwater opportunities. Life Cycle of Salmon on YouTube.

Canadian Journal of Zoology. When they have matured they migrate or "run up" freshwater rivers to spawn in what is called the salmon run. In terms of providing food and nutrients to a whole food web, we like to think of them as North America's answer to the Serengeti's wildebeest.

They need high swimming and leaping abilities to battle the rapids and other obstacles the river may present, and they need a full sexual development to ensure a successful spawn at the end of the run. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.