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jkwolek1971 04-08-18 01:35 PM

Great day(cold as sh$t). Even got my son out on the water early.
 
The fish were very active on top and flashing in the water. Best midge today was a size 20 black. My son got another day in and had his best yet. He caught about a dozen or so. Fish had a lot of options to feed from so getting a consistant bite was difficult, but they did bite.

But the cold. That has to stop.

Joe

Lumis 04-08-18 05:44 PM

Very nice, sounds like a good day. I very much agree with you, the cold has got to go. Cold temperatures have no place on this soil :shake:

erikclymore 04-08-18 08:02 PM

So much for a high of 60 with <5 mph winds all day!
I struggled. I got out about noon and fished till 5. When the wind wasn’t ripping I would do ok but those gusts were tough to fish through.
I managed 14 with the bite really picking up in the evening.

It was a little spooky towards the end. I had made it up towards the top of the island. I looked up and didn’t see a soul on the river. I haven’t seen anything like that since January.

jkwolek1971 04-08-18 08:22 PM

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Originally Posted by erikclymore (Post 896053)
So much for a high of 60 with <5 mph winds all day!
I struggled. I got out about noon and fished till 5. When the wind wasnít ripping I would do ok but those gusts were tough to fish through.
I managed 14 with the bite really picking up in the evening.

It was a little spooky towards the end. I had made it up towards the top of the island. I looked up and didnít see a soul on the river. I havenít seen anything like that since January.

I have been there when you are the last one on the river. Kinda cool, kinda creepy.

HILLIS LANIER 04-09-18 07:01 AM

I have been there when no one else was on the river, and yes it is kind of spooky.

browniez 04-09-18 07:36 AM

It gets super spooky with the beaver! Gunshot loud!

erikclymore 04-09-18 08:31 AM

Man, when I would kayak around settles at day break I would be floating all serine and junk with not a soul in sight, and all the sudden a beaver would slap the water scaring the bahjeebus out of me!
It was good I wasn’t wearing waders or else they’d have been half filled.
And not with water...

richf7 04-09-18 03:47 PM

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Originally Posted by jkwolek1971 (Post 896044)
The fish were very active on top and flashing in the water. Best midge today was a size 20 black. My son got another day in and had his best yet. He caught about a dozen or so. Fish had a lot of options to feed from so getting a consistant bite was difficult, but they did bite.

But the cold. That has to stop.

Joe

I was spin fishing Sunday morning, saw the same things but didn't land any. They hit everything I cast on the water but none took the hook. I changed my presentation, speed, and depth with no luck. Several times they followed the lure up until it was reeled out of the water.

I'm guessing they just outsmarted me.


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