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Fished the pond today with JTuna from the ramps at 95th to the Casino. We picked up 8 fish, 3 browns and the rest Coho. The last fish came right off the ramps as we were ending the day. Most of the fish came off the boards with a 25 to 35 foot stretch behind the boards and flat lines run out between 35 to 75 feet. We did run dodgers and flies and crank baits with shorter stretches and with zero luck. We changed baits all morning until we found what worked and it ended up being Berkley Frenzies. Fire tiger took three; Gold w/red throat and green got the rest. All the baits covered the top five feet of the water column. We tried deeper baits and again, Nada. At one point we had a triple with two browns and 1 coho. The two Browns went about 9 and 5 lbs and the coho was a nice 22 incher. Finding and staying in water that was about 44 degrees was the trick. The overall lake temp was 38 degrees and we found water as warm as 61 degrees right in front of the state line plant. The direction of the wind was really holding the warm water on the shoreline. The water had really cleared up with about a two to three foot visibility but tomorrow’s winds should turn them it into chocolate milk again. The winds got rough and changed direction at about noon, we made it another hour thought about this past week’s events and got the boat out of the water. Better to live and fish another day.

Good luck and stay safe.



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FOLLOWED YOUR TIPS MARC, AND APPRECIATE YOUR HELP. PUT TWO IN THE BOX AND LOST A FEW. ALSO HAD A 22 INCHER AND A 17. I THINK I WAS MOVING TWO SLOW THOUGH. WHEN FINISHING UP BY THE STICKS, I WAS REELING IN MY SPLIT TAIL(JOINTED) SHAD RAP, BLUE/W ORANGE BELLY, WHILE THE BOAT WAS STILL UNDER POWER, AND GOT MY LAST ONE. ONLY THAT LURE HAD ANY ACTION.
 
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Joe, I can't remember if you had a GPS. If you do you should be running at about 1.8 to 2.2 at this time of the year (speed over ground). Glad I could help out, that's what this board is all about. People hooking up exchanging ideas and becoming better fishermen. Let me know if there is anything else I can do.
 
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