Spin Fishing in Oregon

Wife's out of town last weekend in March. Me and the boy are looking for an open lake preferably with Kokanee within about 3hr drive from PDX. Thanks.
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Hello, I have a USSP902M uglystik rod paired with a Daiwa strikeforce 4000-b with a 12lb mono. I was trying to cast size 3 and 4 Vibrax spinners but my casting distance wasn't good, the cast wasn't smooth and the line had like half loops (wasn't straight/tight). What is causing this rod, reel...
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So, I've had some success using rooster tails in the past, and picked some up a couple days ago from the local BiMart. Bought four, but the blades wont spin on any of them. Have others noticed this happening, or am I doing something wrong? I grabbed a couple blue fox vibrax at the same time and...
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so I tried looking for an answer online but couldnt find it. I have a 9' rod with no reel, can I put a reel from my 7' rod onto the 9'?
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Questions to anyone that has replaced the treble hook with a single hook on smaller spinners (1/4 oz and below). Have you noticed a big decrease on hook-sets? Did it improve your ability to release the fish in good condition? I was fishing spinners at Detroit this weekend, and the trout were...
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Just purchased 2 Ugly Stiks and both are bowed on the tip half of the two piece rod. Is this a defect or something much more common than I don't realize? Input appreciated...
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Will this pole be okay for lake fishing in southern oregon? I have a penn fierce 2500 on it with braided line. What are my limitations?
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I am looking to get a baitcasting set up. Little experience using one but looking for a beginner set up. One that would work for bass and trout. Any recommendations?
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I'm looking to purchase a decent, but not wallet killing, baitcasting reel. I'm kind of stuck between the Shimano Curado, Pflueger Patriarch, or Abu Garcia Revo. All three are around the same price range. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Hello all, This last weekend I decided to take my kids warm water fishing at a local lake. To make a long story short when I went to reassemble my pole which had been fine 30 minutes earlier had a crushed / slightly splintered area about 4 inches beneath where the upper part of the pole gets...
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Fished a couple of hours tonight until sundown underneath the bridge near Armitage park. Lost 3 bluefox lures in a row to snagging on rocks... 2 were brand new, right out of the package (sizes 3,4 and a 6). I cut off the treble hooks that they come with and attached the big single siwash hook...
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I am trying to find some family friendly spots as it appears as though a lot of spots I went to as a kid and young adult have been co - opted by partiers and are pretty thrashed. I am looking for new spots that are somewhat peaceful for camping, fishing, and crawdading. My daughter likes to look...
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Has anyone done a read of "SPINNER MAGIC".... by Jim Bedford. A Frank Amato publication. I have tried Bedfords techniques fot a full evolution of seasons. MY sucess rate has increased by fourty percent. No more cures, gloves/herring and scents for me. I now cover 80% more water in less time...
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It's been a long time since I've really fished, and the fishing line shelves don't really look too recognizable to me. I need some decent 4-6lb mono for trout bait and spinner fishing with a light spinning rig. I had picked up some Spiderwire mono at Sports Authority a couple weeks ago...
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just kidding haha... only cracked the clear coat! whooo! i though i was forsaken for a minute .. dance : clap: dance:
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anny one tried the new one they got out? i seen a new one but didn't have the $ for it yet
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anny one else swear by them?
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I need a better spinning reel for my 10 yr old, or try and fix the older Diawa reel he currently has. Saw these Lil-Pro 2000 reels on Craigslist, looks like a good deal but would like more info. Didn't see listed in the archives. Has anyone heard of these or used them? Here is the link from...
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looking to go to foster lake this weekend. any tips on trying to get small mouths and bluegills? got skunked the last 2 times. I hear there's no size limit or catch limit on small mouths on that lake? cheers.
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