I went down to the beach this afternoon to see if I could grab any more salmon. Turns out I ended up with two cohos (silvers - 銀鮭). Both fought hard. With the first one the line got caught in some large seaweed. It was also high tide with the water line into the rocks, so I couldn’t just slide the fish onto the beach. Just as I was trying to figure out how to land it, someone came by to dump some stuff into the water. He helped grab the fish. With the second one I had gotten it tired and weakened, but still couldn’t figure out how to land it on the rocks. As I began to work it into a nook, it jerked and snapped the line. I jumped into the water, slipping a bit, and getting wet from about thighs down. But the fish was too weak to go anywhere and I was able to grab it and bring it onto the rocks. Both were females and I got a large amount of roe as a bonus. All this makes up for losing a brand new lure today.
When I went down to dump the fish guts into the water, I saw a nice rainbow. I ran back up to the house and ran back down with a camera, but the rainbow had already faded considerably. You can still see some here.