Warmwater Fishing at Chinook Landing

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GerbilManBoa

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Has anyone had luck on warmwater fishing at Chinook Landing or even with trout at chinook landing lately? I'm eager to cast my line!
 
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yep. go there in the evening and you can do some catch and release for the run of 6 inch salmon smolts. use the smallest hooks you can get away with and a tiny bobber.the only place to catch any is at the boat launch by the docks. use redworms or powerbait for best results. remember , catch and release and tight lines! get back if you catch any. also, there wont really be any panfish action until may, but the water might be flooded...
 
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really? fishing for salmon smolts? im not sure i agree with that
 
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Ya I can't figure out why anyone would ever purposely target smolts. That's completely counter productive.
 
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+1 - fishing for smolt is bad ju ju. Don't do it. And targeting smolt with BAIT is even worse. I hope homeboy was doing some chain yanking, and not serious about smolt fishing.
 
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Has there been any good bass or catfish action there lately?
 
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GerbilManBoa

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And yeah I think targeting smolts is a bad idea.
 
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yep. go there in the evening and you can do some catch and release for the run of 6 inch salmon smolts. use the smallest hooks you can get away with and a tiny bobber.the only place to catch any is at the boat launch by the docks. use redworms or powerbait for best results. remember , catch and release and tight lines! get back if you catch any. also, there wont really be any panfish action until may, but the water might be flooded...

I think he was kidding as many of Gerbil's threads have received playful info and help. (Probably because there are so many)
 
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i was going to say somthing about it but i didn't want to look like a jerk. fishing for smolts would be bullcrap
 
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targeting smolts is akin to throwing babies into extreme cage fighting (and hope they survive) - in my books. :naughty:
 
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I think he was kidding as many of Gerbil's threads have received playful info and help. (Probably because there are so many)

Or he might not know any better either. When I was his age I didn't have anyone to inform me of the ethics of fishing and I would've caught and kept them myself.
 

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