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  1. Thread: Collins Lake

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    Re: Collins Lake

    ALL of you folks make me smile. Heck it is fishing!

    Trout was LDR at the power lines maybe from what I saw....14 to 15". Bass just prior to the bridge. Water was clear to a point. Marked most fish...
  2. Thread: Collins Lake

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    Collins Lake

    One of those just good to be out days. Calm, 75 degrees, few boats.

    Trolled speedy shiners and many more. Marked many fish but I was lazy and left the down riggers untouched. 1.8 to 2.4 mph. 125...
  3. Thread: Trolling Plate

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    Re: Trolling Plate

    That can work also..I need to decide and not sit here whining!!! Thank you also....
  4. Thread: Trolling Plate

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    Thank you..a thought....
  5. Thread: Trolling Plate

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    Trolling Plate

    Hope I posted this in the right discussion.

    When I am using (2) downriggers, mostly for Kokanee, my electric on the bow runs down much faster than with just (1) rod.

    So, a relative gave me a...
  6. Thread: Collins Lake

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    Thank you sir. I just did not see any fish at that depth. But that was in a straight line with not much outreach beyond. Maybe 20 feet more one way and they would be there. Need to go back to my old...
  7. Thread: Collins Lake

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    Collins Lake

    This is not really about Collins Lake but more about me the downrigger rookie! Love Collins and the staff.

    Trying to make this short.

    My first year with downriggers, first time out Bullards....
  8. Thread: Trolling

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    I knew it! Never let down. Thank you and this goes in to my salmon bank mind....what is left of it that is. Oh....upstream? Downstream?....
  9. Thread: Trolling

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    Trolling

    Okay...you folks are my guides. So much awesome info. Keep it going!

    Now, I have fished for salmon from metro area and Verona. Lazy man here. Maybe 2 to 3 salmon per season but worth it all!...
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    Re: Bullard's Bar 8-28-2019

    As per my post same day and you are 100% right. Started at 80', little luck. Went 65 to 70 and got my limit finally. I did see many many fish between 50 and 60'.

    Should have gone there!!!!!! I too...
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    Re: Bullards Bar today 8/28

    Laughing....I had a large gatoraide and zeroed in on the shade trees! It was about 12:30 when I left. Was hoping to catch someone that just loaded their boat for a ride. That was my last gatoraide...
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    Re: Bullards Bar today 8/28

    [QUOTE=compaddict;1171092]I think we said hello at the ramp!
    Hello again!
    Vince, To & Renee[/Q

    Yes we did!!!!! Was looking not so good so changed depth from 80/85 to 70/75. The fish were packed...
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    Bullards Bar today 8/28

    Well, that was confusing! I can give it up. Far west shore where both rivers come together. 7:00AM later than I wanted. Talked to a few.....80 to 85'. In the next 3 hours I had only 3. About 6 other...
  14. Thread: Cooler water

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    Re: Cooler water

    Thank you sir....just what one needs.
  15. Thread: Cooler water

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    Cooler water

    Okay help here. 100+ outside. warm water. Are the salmon moving up stream faster than normal to find colder water? Seems north of Sacto. is doing better and down here is a little slow.

    Always done...
  16. Thread: Bullards Bar 8/7

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    Re: Bullards Bar 8/7

    Right on!
  17. Thread: Bullards Bar 8/7

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    Re: Bullards Bar 8/7

    Thanks to all of you!!!!!! So many gentlemen and fishermen! They say one cannot make the same mistake twice because the second time it was a choice! I have made several choices twice! trying to get...
  18. Thread: Bullards Bar 8/7

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    Bullards Bar 8/7

    Long day before I found them. Was confusing. Many marks at 50' and 90'!!!!! I stayed at 50' and did well. No marks in between?????????

    I don't mind posting my mistakes. Most buoys are anchored...
  19. Thread: Bullards Bar 8/2

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    Re: Bullards Bar 8/2

    Those that are catching much more than I, I am working on it also! 2 days and I will give Bullards another shot.

    Thank you all.

    Walt
  20. Thread: Bullards Bar 8/2

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    Bullards Bar 8/2

    Admin,

    Please have mercy on me. If I am doing this wrong please let me know. My post on 8/2 contained replies that I will note! Awesome people! I need to use something other than photobucket to...
  21. Thread: Bullards Bar 8/2

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    Re: Bullards Bar 8/2

    Watermark and photo size. Did not need to be that large! Have to subscribe to photobucket and pay to remove mark. I am so dumb but learning.
  22. Thread: Bullards Bar 8/2

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    Re: Bullards Bar 8/2

    I have fished all of my life. But I learn everyday and disclosing my....aw***** makes me feel better! Lesson today....DO not grab the cable when the ball is sinking, be sure your main line is NOT...
  23. Thread: Bullards Bar 8/2

    by waltc
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    Re: Bullards Bar 8/2

    Okay have mercy on me. Learning curve again.....will try and post the picture. Choice was upload from computer or photo bucket (URL) so hang on!

    Walt
  24. Thread: Bullards Bar 8/2

    by waltc
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    Re: Bullards Bar 8/2

    Awesome reply and I thank you and the others. Not only fishermen but gentlemen! Going this Wednesday for round #2! Yes I will be in the marina cove again. Blue Tracker boat.

    Walt
  25. Thread: Bullards Bar 8/2

    by waltc
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    Re: Bullards Bar 8/2

    All of you are awesome! I am taking notes from your replies! Not a rookie for fishing but kokanee....Not even in the first grade yet! I was just happy I caught some! 30 minutes to get the downrigger...
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