That's exactly right. Sure we salmon ff's rant that its the sport and we prefer just BEING there. HAH !!!
Ask any of them (after a few shots) and they'll all confess that the itch gets to them sometimes and after getting skunked several days (or years) in a row, a connection would be appreciated.
Note: when converting trout patterns, remember that many Atlantic salmon river (all of them in Quebec), weighted patterns are banned (as well as shot, and any metal on the line, leader, tippet or fly ... except for the hook itself).