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JKH431
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4/9/12 1:19 PM CST
Havent heard much about the perch. And, sadly, I do not have a first hand report for ya.

It was a great weekend to be on the water for the Coho/Trout bite though. Friday, they bit like gangbusters. Saturday it was a bit slower, but once we found them, we did well again. Clients had a great time and you can not beat the action. Should still be good for sometime yet.

Sadly, the reports for smelt were the exact opposite. Still not much going on there yet. But, after thinking about this, it seems right - as we are kinda right on track for a normal year, even though the ice went out early. After those warm temps, things have stabilized and its been quite cold (minus a few days) and we have had lots of wind, not allowing the water temps to rise quickly. So, right on track. So, this weekend might be the right time...

Along those same lines, lots of Pike and Walleye still around the shorelines, pre-spawn. So, makes sense.

But, to keep up to date on whats happening with those smelt. Remember to keep an eye on River Rock Inn and Bait Shop. They update often. Also, for those trolling, stop in as they have the right baits for whats happening out here.

River Rock Inn and Bait Shop

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4/9/12 9:36 AM CST
does anyone have a report on the perch bite yet i live aways away and any info is greatly app thanks jake64

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4/8/12 7:00 PM CST
Thanks Jim for the info! Always look forward to your post. Plenty of info that you share! Tight Lines! LW


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4/7/12 5:52 PM CST
Just seen this - been having luck on a variety of baits.. Sticks and spoons, on boards - riggers - leadcore. Just gotta weed through 'em to find the good ones, on a day to day basis.. Hot Steel, Orange, Chart, Purple, and Pinks all have been good..

Hope everyone has a Happy Easter!!

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4/6/12 4:23 PM CST
Capt. Jim, just wondering what was the hot bait you were using.. Boards and stick baits?? Looking to be on the big pond on Saturday so any insight would be helpful. Thanks in advance! LW


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4/6/12 1:40 PM CST
I use my line counters A LOT - and the Daiwa Accudepths (new models, that are silver) have been awesome.. Also have the Sealines and those are great - but for the money, can not beat the Accudepths.

The best I have used, are Shimano Tekotas..

On the fishing side of things.. Coho were snapping again today - got a limit for my 3 clients today in two hours.

Great to see lots of folks out on the water enjoying this great bite we have going on..

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4/5/12 6:41 PM CST
You can't go wrong with a Diawa Sg47 or Sg 27. I would even look at the Penns 320s now that they come as a line counter. As I have 320s also, Both have real nice drags!!

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4/5/12 4:52 PM CST
@ spike down......i do like my diawa sealines, great drag, built solid and haven't had any issues as of yet with them, all of that for around a hundred bucks? not bad in my book!... i have had my set of 6 for 7 years now. Wink

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4/4/12 9:23 PM CST
Can some one please help me decide on a great line counting reel. I have a $150 limit per reel. I looked at a Daiwa accudepth and some cheep okumas and they felt bad! I want to run core for eyes most of the time with the occasion salmon. looking for some thing with no slop and no clicking. Smooth and solid feel like a good baitcaster. Id just go the store and look but that would be a 5 hr trip. Is the okuma clarion any good. Send me a pm, thanks

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4/4/12 6:01 PM CST
Still slow on the smelt.. But, from what I seen on my graph fishing today, the smelt are moving. Who really knows about them buggers, but they are moving. So that should be a good sign!! Smile

For coho, they are literally all over.. From the Washburn shoreline all the way up to the Onion.. Also the South Channel. Bark Bay. Port Wing. Superior. Troll until ya find them, and then stay on em.

With this, we have also been fishing inland. Crappie fishing is starting to get good!! Love a little variety to the madness of trolling everyday.

Here is a good video for some crappie tips for our area lakes. Also, if anyone is interested in - we are running trips daily for out here on the Bay and inland for all species.

Spring Crappie Tips and Tactics

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4/4/12 11:45 AM CST
Hi Jim, I was thinking of coming up this weekend for Coho, where should I start, was thinking about Washburn, any help would be great, haven't been there for years.

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4/4/12 7:35 AM CST
Did anyone do any good last night? Is this weekend going to be a fruitful weekend? Or would next weekend be a better choice? Thanks for your help. This is my second time up to enjoy the sport. Made it up last year for one night, and got more than enough in one night of wading. Awsome time, thanks for all your help guys!

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4/4/12 5:57 AM CST
Call the Chamber of Commerce or the City of Ashland directly..

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4/4/12 4:34 AM CST
At the park across the street from Pamida, there was people camping last year for the smelt run. Is there a special permit needed to camp in the parking lot? Or is it just bring your own camper and set up where there is room?

Another question, down the road just a bit, there was a grass field right next to the Honda dealer...which was another place to park....would a guy be able to set up a camper in that grass lot for the night?

Is there someone I could ask to find out this information? Thanks for your help guys...

I am headed up there tomorrow morning and smelting for a few nights. Pumped up about being there...

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4/3/12 9:53 PM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 36° - 40° F
Steelheading was so-so over the weekend. The streems are running shallow and clear. Caught 6 and lost another 3 or 4. It was still a GREAT weekend in the Bay area! I'm hoping for some rain and I will be back up.

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