Odel report?

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vudo
Anyone with the latest fishing report and weather/water condition? thanks
 
F
fitterdent
was there last sunday, still way too cold, probably 2 or 3 weeks away.
 
Raincatcher
Raincatcher
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vudo said:
Anyone with the latest fishing report and weather/water condition? thanks

Vudo;
Welcome aboard! I don't get up to Odell as much as I would like to,that is for sure. But for current weather conditions and a ton of other useful information you should check out Boat Escape; Ultimate Oregon Boating, Camping, Fishing Resource . It is one of my favorites. If you make the trek up there,come back with a heavy stringer! Oh, please don't forget the pictures. We love pictures! Be safe.
Barb
 
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vudo
Raincatcher said:
Vudo;
Welcome aboard! I don't get up to Odell as much as I would like to,that is for sure. But for current weather conditions and a ton of other useful information you should check out Boat Escape; Ultimate Oregon Boating, Camping, Fishing Resource . It is one of my favorites. If you make the trek up there,come back with a heavy stringer! Oh, please don't forget the pictures. We love pictures! Be safe.
Barb

Raincatcher,
Thank you for the warm welcome and the link. I haven't made it up there yet, but will definitely report back once I do.
 
D
Derek
Headin up there this Friday I will be sure to let you know how it was if we don't catch anything friday though we are just gona head for Wickiup I know they are catchin them there prety big ones too just not a lot of fish.
 
F
FishTy
Just got back from there its slow!!! Goto Odell Lake Resort on the east end,
the owner was real informative... if the kokes aren't biting he told us where and how for the macks and the rainbows.... real nice guy! even marked them on a map and gave it to us!!

Good Luck!!
 
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Derek
Got back from Odell nope the kokes wern't biting did catch a 28" Mack on my koke rod though that was a blast. I would suggest goin to Wickiup don't catch a lot of kokanee but they are prety big all average about 16 inches cought 8 in a day which ain't to bad. the kokanee are all hangin at about 12 to 15 foot.
 
V
vudo
Thank you for the reports everyone. I think I'll stay home and save up my gas money for now.
 
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lip ripper
5-16
I am going to Odell on Monday and fish the early morning and see how it is. Then I am going to Wickiup in the after noon and spend a day or two. I will give a report when I get back.
 
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Oregonchris
lip ripper said:
5-16
I am going to Odell on Monday and fish the early morning and see how it is. Then I am going to Wickiup in the after noon and spend a day or two. I will give a report when I get back.

we will be waiting!:)
 
C
Combat Chuck
I went camping this weekend. I had a good time, somewhat slow but steady all day long for jigging. I will post a full report in a bit, right now I have a cooler of fish to fillet.
 
L
lip ripper
Combat Chuck thanks for the report on Odell. I am going in the morning hope to be on the water at 6. Sounds like you did OK, slow is better than nothing. Are the fish of any size this year?
 
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Combat Chuck
Not a huge size, they were around 10", did pick up a few larger. I have never really fished for kokanee so size and numbers are all new to me. Picked up 13 this morning between 3 of us and about the same yesterday... but compare the 6hrs on the water yesterday to the 2hrs this morning and we sure made an improvement. Learned a lot, it was a fun time. Look for the fish to be shallow and jumping.
 
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lip ripper
5-20-09
OK guys here is the report on Odell. A friend and I fished it on Monday from 7AM until 2 PM we caught 39 Kokanees. They weren't big only 9 and 10" but better than nothing. Then we went to Wickiup and caught 2 14" and 1 15" then it blew real hard and we couldn't find the fish. We went back to Odell Tuesday night and hit the water at 5:30 Wednesday. We camped at the Sunset camp ground and went down the lake off of Princes creek. We went right out in the middle of the lake and caught 49 Kokanees. Here's the trick cast into the jumpers with a 1/4 oz pink and white Gibbs Minnow. After it hits the water count to 10 and start pulling it back. Lift the rod tip up about 2 feet and drop it back down reeling up the slack. Every one that we caught they will hit it on the drop. Hope this helps good fishing.:D By the way we never used any bait.
 
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vudo
Thanks for the report. Sounds like it's time to hit Odell.
 
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Oregonchris
lip ripper said:
5-20-09
OK guys here is the report on Odell. A friend and I fished it on Monday from 7AM until 2 PM we caught 39 Kokanees. They weren't big only 9 and 10" but better than nothing. Then we went to Wickiup and caught 2 14" and 1 15" then it blew real hard and we couldn't find the fish. We went back to Odell Tuesday night and hit the water at 5:30 Wednesday. We camped at the Sunset camp ground and went down the lake off of Princes creek. We went right out in the middle of the lake and caught 49 Kokanees. Here's the trick cast into the jumpers with a 1/4 oz pink and white Gibbs Minnow. After it hits the water count to 10 and start pulling it back. Lift the rod tip up about 2 feet and drop it back down reeling up the slack. Every one that we caught they will hit it on the drop. Hope this helps good fishing.:D By the way we never used any bait.


I hope people realize how awesome this report is ...I do!
 
J
JeannaJigs
I'm headed up there for the weekend in about 30 minutes when I get off work :D STOKED!

Kokanee are gonna die :) (Hopefully!)
 
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lip ripper
I hope you guys left me some fish. :pray: We are heading to Odell in the morning, and then to Wickiup if the wind isn't blowing. I hope my Gibbs Minnow will still catch them. I will give a report when I get back,in the mean time good fishing. :lol:
 
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JeannaJigs
lip ripper said:
I hope you guys left me some fish. :pray: We are heading to Odell in the morning, and then to Wickiup if the wind isn't blowing. I hope my Gibbs Minnow will still catch them. I will give a report when I get back,in the mean time good fishing. :lol:
Everyone I talked to in their $40,000 boats that appeared to know their stuff, said that the bite was "Dead" and that no one was catching anything Sunday morning..Both sunday and today, I nearly limited between 5:30-7, so clearly it's not dead, you just have to get away from the boat parade and you'll get into fish. Gibbs minnow is the meal ticket, any pink and white or just pink variation.Also was using a silver holographic zinger with a chartreuse stripe, worked very well, they're on the surface, don't jig the bottom, I didn't even plug in the fish finder...just look for them jumping, and watch the osprey they're the best fish finder there ever was, if they're jumping, you're in a gold mine.

P.s. both Odell and Wickiup were a nightmare into the afternoon as far as wind goes, so good luck with that lol.
 
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Thuggin4Life
It always seems that the little aluminum boats catch more fish. I think its because we who fish with them haven't been dazed by all the bells and whistles and just stick to the basics. Good job up there you guys are all making me want to go up there something bad.
 

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