Salmon and steelhead plug fishing has been and remains popular for intercepting and hooking salmon and steelhead. Whether you're fishing a stationary position or back-trolling in a river current - a properly tuned plug is ESSENTIAL to maximizing your odds while plug fishing.
If a plug is improperly tuned, it will run to one side more when sped up - or possibly go in a full rotation.
You want plugs that run well at all the speeds you're going to use them in.
In this video, TJ Hester explains the nuances of salmon & steelhead plug fishing, and gives a visual demonstration of the process.