Salmon bite

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Salmon bite

Postby Reelax » Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:23 am

We have found a pod. This is the smallest so far and the 1st. Number 2 was bigger, 3 bigger yet and 4 was a little bigger... soon we should have a pig to play with.. shallow water bite 8-12fow. Long lines

More to come... we have all day!
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby DreamWeaver » Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:44 am

Thanks for sharing, glad to read they are there.
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby Reelax » Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:15 pm

Still fishin.. it’s after 1pm... hot dogs and some jerked wings have gotten the bite going again....

Blue berry pancake and a purple yozuri got the last 2 salmon
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby Gecha (Gerry) » Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:59 pm

Good food, good friends, and fish is biting... Can't get any better.... Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby drachma » Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:51 pm

Way to go Matt.
You're the early bird for the bite for sure.

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Re: Salmon bite

Postby dry net » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:46 pm

Gota get me one of those CI'S. Good job fellas
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby goldeneye13 » Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:35 pm

Very nice
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby Reelax » Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:55 pm

Ended up 5 for 6 on salmon with a bonus lake trout at the start when we made a turn out of the zone. Once again seems like every time we threw meat in the grill the fish started biting... dropped a pig at about 2pm after a nice few runs but he didn’t want the net. I think the fish raged from 18” to 20” except that last end that had to be the next age class up, at least. Had only 2 jump but they were active when we found warm pockets. Hard to believe that .2deg can make the difference. 35-36deg today.

Thanks to Crazy Ivan and Dreamcatcher for jumping aboard on a Tuesday in early March. Barely even needed the heater today.. calm protected run today was about all you could fish. Good thing they were there...

Other that a trip to Florida in a few weeks, it’s time to enjoy the open water and the salmon bite, cause they are ravenous in the spring..
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby Cas » Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:22 pm

Nice to see the reports on the water!
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby Kyle_smith » Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:17 am

Oh boy I can’t wait! Unfortunately Kickers going in Friday, wouldn’t start this weekend. Hopefully its quick fix.
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby fishy1 » Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:06 am

nice report and pics thanks for sharing.
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby Tire Jockey » Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:47 am

Thanks for the report, hopefully the Polar Kraft will be out by the end of the month!
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby troutcrazy » Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:29 am

Hmmm... I wonder if I could get one of those grills on my kayak. Might up my catch rate.
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby Greenhorn » Wed Mar 11, 2020 7:13 pm

Thanks for the post Matt. It is awesome of you to let us know the water depth and lure information. Hopefully, the wind is calm enough for another trip this weekend.
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Re: Salmon bite

Postby ReelInvestment » Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:26 am

Looks like I need to uncover the ReelInvestment and take a short road trip north! Maybe I could if the sap would stop running for a weekend! 19,000 taps keeps me plenty busy this time of year, but I’ll be up there soon! Good luck to everyone and tight lines!

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