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Kodiak Coho report
Posted 29 August 2005 - 08:54 PM
I went fishing yesterday at a beach about a 3 minute drive from my house with coho on the brain. I got their and immediately saw a lure fisherman from shore land a nice 10 pound female. Rather than joining the crowds on the beach that is really just a tall pile of rocks at high tide i launched in my pontoon boat. This way i don't have to deal with the crowds and the rocks on my backcast even if i do get some funny looks from people who don't see too many pontoon boaters in the ocean. Anyway over the next hour i didn't have a hit until i say a silver jum 40 feet to my left. I made a perfect cast with my clauser about 10 feet in front of the fish based on his jump. As the fly sunk i saw my line twitch and i set the hook. A smaller sized silver left the water and spit the hook. 3 casts later i hooke a much nicer fish, probably 14 or 15 pounds but it too got off this time right as i was trying to net it. I never had another hit but wasn't too upset because the coho run here doen't really start till early september. I will be gone the first week for big bows but will be back with plently of silvers in my future.
Posted 31 August 2005 - 09:25 AM
"All it takes is one fool to be standing arround doing something, for a bunch of other fools to join in"......a quote from an old Newfoundlander I met fishing in the pooring rain
Posted 31 August 2005 - 05:28 PM