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Perch at Montrose in 2 or 3 weeks. Bottom hook (up to size 4 or so) of the perch rig 12-18" up from the sinker to help keep the gobies at bay. Minnows at first, then softshell crayfish late May on. Some folks do small spinners, sometimes tipped with a bit of softshell, and some do small soft plastics exclusively.
 

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Angler Charters out of Montrose says the big fish have moved on to deeper waters now, and I'm inclined to believe him. The winds were awful on Sat., and barely anybody was out there. Only heard of one nice fish caught in the harbor. It was pretty brutal; nothing but a couple dink perch and some 10" gobies for me after 6 hours. A week makes all the difference, though. 2 or 3 and the kid would be slaying the perch--maybe a straggling brown as well. By that time, any day but one with a kiss-o-death north wind should produce somewhat.
 
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