We were just below Rumbaugh creek, pink was our hot color.Oldhammer said:Went up there Friday in my Kayak. Once I found them and got past the floating debris (Quartzville arm at 50ft) I caught a mouthful. (8 lil guys). Orange was the magic color. (7 to 1 vs. green)
I got by with a trout rod for a few years and then bought some Okuma "kokanee" rods. Don't fret over the rod for now, just go fishing and tell us how you did.quandev said:I'm very new to fishing and have only caught trout. I just bought my kayak, a fish finder, and plan on going to Green Peter to catch some kokanee. I'm planning on trolling at first, until I see a school of fish on the fish finder, then I'd stop and do vertical jigging. Do you think my trout rod (ultra light, fast action) can handle both situations? I don't want to buy another rod unless it's absolutely necessary, 'cause I just spent money on the kayak. Thank you for your advice. I'd appreciate any other tips as well.
Got it. So Quartsville arm is one of the productive areas. Do you know any other areas?Oldhammer said:In a kayak on Green Peter I would not recommend trolling until you spot a “Koke Ball”. My experience there with that strategy has led to a lot of wasted time. I would recommend getting to areas known to be productive. At 3+ mph in your yak it will take you at least 20-30 min. to get up the quartzville arm from the thistle ramp. Once I spot a school on my finder, I make a pass trolling then circle back and jig or troll whichever is catching fish. If the bite stops, I keep moving until I find another school then repeat the process. I‘be been told never leave fish to find fish but on Green Peter if I can’t coax a bite for 15-20 min. I move on.