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Offline salt n sage90

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Kokanee Reports
« on: February 18, 2021, 01:40:51 PM »
I know there a few avid kokanee addicts on this forum. I bought a boat (16ft Lowe) this past summer and have been spending the fall and winter getting things sorted. Excited to get out on Samish, Cavanaugh, Stevens, etc. Starting a thread for reports for when it starts to heat up. Feel free to share pictures, rigs, depths, lakes, and anything else you want to. I just figured it would be fun to see the different size and quantity coming from different bodies of water this spring and summer, as it seems to be a cyclical process in every lake.

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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2021, 01:51:31 PM »
 :tup:

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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2021, 06:07:08 PM »
After reading the threads from last year Iím spooling up for Kokeís as well. Picking a Daiwa Lexa this weekend to finish up my rod and reel set up.

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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2021, 06:35:06 PM »
Iíll be chasing kokanee this year!
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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2021, 08:22:08 PM »
I gotta wait for the wind to die down more since I fish from my yak.

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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2021, 08:38:10 PM »
#Ineedaboat

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Kokes were my favorite fishery as kid.  I used to knock em dead in the local haunt.  Good luck this year fellas

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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2021, 10:57:31 PM »
It's our shakedown fishery, Stevens is the first time our boat floats for the year and pretty fun.

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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2021, 06:14:28 AM »
Wish I had taken a picture of a dandy from a few weeks back. 21"  :yike: but that's Roosevelt
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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2021, 07:47:02 AM »
Take a look at Kokanee Junkies on facebook, they're pretty good at sharing info and, as the name implies, very intense kokanee fishermen.

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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2021, 09:33:49 AM »
Lake Roosevelt Kokehead myself.  Can't get enough of them.  Best part is its a year round fishery. 
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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2021, 09:40:11 AM »
Wish I had taken a picture of a dandy from a few weeks back. 21"  :yike: but that's Roosevelt

Whoa, that would be fun on a koke rod for sure.

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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #11 on: February 28, 2021, 02:54:49 PM »
Looking forward to trying these again.  I never had much luck catching them but it sure is fun trying.




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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2021, 09:51:14 AM »
Fished Lake Samish for from 9am - 2:30 pm on Saturday. C&R'd one 10" kokanee. Marking lots of fish at the north end down near the Thermocline @ 90' but no takers. Water is still cold. Talked to some guys that have been hitting it every weekend for a month and they said they pick up a couple a day but its not hot yet.

Boat ran well once it got started with the old fuel in the carb that I left in all winter :/
Experimented with side planers and shuttle hawks to fish 4 rods. There's a learning curve in a smaller boat.
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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2021, 02:46:28 PM »
Good luck, post up a report when you get back, i've been thinking about making a run over there.

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Re: Kokanee Reports
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2021, 05:55:28 PM »
Sprague lake koke :chuckle:

 


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