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by Skaha
Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Free Stickers for NWFR members!
Replies: 119
Views: 455324

Re: Free Stickers for NWFR members!

--Mine arrived in Okanagan Canada thanks but -13 today and boat launch is frozen so will have to wait a few days before showing them off.
by Skaha
Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Trout and Kokanee Fishing
Topic: How important is Shoe peg corn?
Replies: 7
Views: 3506

Re: How important is Shoe peg corn?

--consitent size of the corn, fairly firm so allows to hold on hook well and the white colour --coloured cures seem to adhear better. --size suitable for use on smaller hooks --I don't know if actual scent of the corn is different from other yellow varieties. --and of course sometimes they prefer ye...
by Skaha
Fri May 20, 2016 9:32 am
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Trolling without a downrigger
Replies: 9
Views: 1128

Re: Trolling without a downrigger

--try torpedodivers ... due to their shape you can get down deep with less weight. --lead line another older method for trolling usually with a mooching style reel...length is colour coded so you have an idea of what depth you are at. --I also use peetz slip weights 1-3 oz depending on speed. --For ...
by Skaha
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:28 am
Forum: Products & Gear
Topic: Fishing line by Balsax
Replies: 3
Views: 1398

Fishing line by Balsax

--Anyone tried Balsax fishing line products.. --I'm going to order some on line as I haven't actually seen the stuff... Iquana, whitepeacock and Truantula line to give it a try. --It seems like it could be a good premium line for those who utilize different lines for specialty fishing situations. --...
by Skaha
Sun Jul 12, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: Membership Help and FAQ
Topic: Possession limits
Replies: 21
Views: 8250

Re: Possession limits

--If you are going for weeks at a time and fishing why do you need more than two days catch. Why not eat them fresh. --Not sure how your law works but in BC you can get someone else to transport your catch home for you by giving them a letter of permission...which includes your license number, where...
by Skaha
Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Boat and Boating Topics
Topic: Lightweight down rigger for 8' pontoon boat - best way?
Replies: 6
Views: 1161

Re: Lightweight down rigger for 8' pontoon boat - best way?

--depending on how deep you might want to try a torpedo diver --basically these are shaped like a torpedo or dart. thus need a lot less weight . they do attach to the line but as you will be going slow in your pontoon they should get down to decent depth and they do have a scale rating to help deter...
by Skaha
Tue Jun 02, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: Trout and Kokanee Fishing
Topic: Kokanee pin reel
Replies: 4
Views: 1636

Re: Kokanee pin reel

--any brand name on the reel...looks interesting
by Skaha
Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:33 am
Forum: Trout and Kokanee Fishing
Topic: Chelan kokanee
Replies: 6
Views: 1081

Re: Chelan kokanee

--I was using 12 lb mono with Scotty mini clips. Only going a whimpy 115 ft though not 150. --Problem not with the clip holding but sometimes getting the clip to release at that depth. Remember there is an adjustment on the mini clip to make it hold with more pressure. --If in a hurry to get the rig...
by Skaha
Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Trout and Kokanee Fishing
Topic: Lake Chelan Kokanee Derby
Replies: 6
Views: 1301

Re: Lake Chelan Kokanee Derby

--Derby was fun and I did learn a lot about fishing Chelan early season. --Went down on wednesday for pre-fish and planning. --Thursday in to Wenatchee for the seminar and Captains meeting. The Game Wardens went over all the regulations and took time to answer questions. They even went over the equi...
by Skaha
Tue Apr 14, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: Trout and Kokanee Fishing
Topic: Lake Chelan Kokanee Derby
Replies: 6
Views: 1301

Re: Lake Chelan Kokanee Derby

--I'm on my way tomorrow... from B.C. --Have to get state license and read up on all of the rules that may be different for my boat and fishing regs. --Good cause to help get local kids out fishing. --Also looking forward learning more about the fishery there. --We are looking to improve kokanee fis...
by Skaha
Thu Apr 09, 2015 5:45 am
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Replacing treble hooks on plugs, with single hooks??
Replies: 11
Views: 1664

Re: Replacing treble hooks on plugs, with single hooks??

--Play with the action you want. --Bead chain for more weight. swivel for or short dacron trailer. --could use rubber band to ..place hoook.. in a fixed position until fish takes it. --Have to run and tune these to see what action and speed you want but playing with the set up can really give a diff...
by Skaha
Sat Mar 28, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: Trout and Kokanee Fishing
Topic: Kokanee University Articles -Kokanee Tips and Methods
Replies: 15
Views: 14223

Re: Kokanee University Articles -Kokanee Tips and Methods

-- Is there a part 4 coming for 2015.... special tips for early Chelan based on last years fishing?
by Skaha
Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:22 am
Forum: Trout and Kokanee Fishing
Topic: American?
Replies: 17
Views: 2714

Re: American?

I think it has more to do with the abundance of food in American. Kokanee are only hitting in the top very early and then being as cold as it is very finicky when they do hit as weather warms up so will competition for food then the bite will be on.....that's my story and I am sticking to it. You a...
by Skaha
Sat Mar 21, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Trout and Kokanee Fishing
Topic: Something Catchy Kokanee Derby
Replies: 1
Views: 904

Re: Something Catchy Kokanee Derby

--I'm going to give this a try. --I could and probably will get my butt kicked by the local experts as I have never fished the lake. I did get to stop in and visit some of you Washington lakes guys at last years Chelan get together. Didn't have a chance to fish but did get a lot of information on ea...
by Skaha
Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:30 pm
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South
Replies: 9
Views: 1607

Re: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South

--Only funny if it isn't you.... got another day in fishing ... sockeye, trout and kokanee.. --small kokanee couldnt feel it on the downrigger that was set up tight for the sockeye... Trout tripped the clip no problem and gave a good run. --Several boats on the water most got their fish but as is of...
by Skaha
Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South
Replies: 9
Views: 1607

Re: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South

Is this true for most sockeye landed in any lake or river that their survival rate is low if released? --I won't say any as I am not sure.. in Osoyoos... most are caught 55-70ft... the water temp above those levels is warm and low in oxygen... so when you take a fish out of the 60 ft depth and land...
by Skaha
Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South
Replies: 9
Views: 1607

Re: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South

-- I actually got to fish Osoyoos today so no more second hand information... Seemed to be slow but steady for most boats in the area. --I started out using an Oki flasher....one green onion UV with matching hoochie and other rig Oki flasher pink haze with a pink UV hoochie. --Both caught fish but n...
by Skaha
Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South
Replies: 9
Views: 1607

Re: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South

--I don't have the fish numbers for Skaha yet... I'll post them here when I get them. --Sockeye have been making it into Skaha for a few years but it is controlled. It is part of a long term Okanagan salmon community initiative... if you google that you'll likely find current information. --The hold...
by Skaha
Mon Aug 04, 2014 6:49 am
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South
Replies: 9
Views: 1607

Re: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South

--august 3rd...5 boats participating in artisan fishery.. 23 fish caught... of note all fish caught by 2 boats. --hot lure of the day ws an apex trolled behind flasher with bait... outfished the hoochies 3:1 --reported mostly caught in one area.. fisher suggested change up of rigs often for best suc...
by Skaha
Sun Aug 03, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Lake Fishing
Topic: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South
Replies: 9
Views: 1607

Re: Osoyoos lake Sockeye North vs South

--august 2nd 70 vessels checked 90 fish counted --average fishing time less than 1 hr per fish. --note as only 2 fish limit hard to say if some released fish but due to warm weather people were asked to keep their first two fish as fish released in this heat being caught 50-60 ft below the surface i...