Nowadays the tradition is still on, and in many villages we celebrate with a fishing fair and an auction with the first salmon of the season that usually gets prices between 1 000 € to 10 000 €. That is also the only salmon that can be sold legally. Some decades later, these healthy populations have changed. Our rivers are almost collapsed ...
Ken Schultz. 4/27/2018. In a broad categorical sense, the best salmon lures for rivers are spinners, buoyant drift rigs, casting spoons, flies, and wide-wobbling diving plugs. Silver or chrome are especially popular hard-lure finishes, and many river salmon lures are enhanced with a bright color, particularly orange or red/pink.