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Lake: Wolford Mountain Reservoir

Showing up the old man

Post By: Kokanee Bro      Posted: 9/15/2017 7:03:50 PM     Points: 230    
Was fishing wolford with my son and a friend, and my son caught the biggest wolford Kokanee I have ever seen. It was twice the size of our next biggest--it looked like it came out of Blue Mesa. He is only 4 years old and already showing me up.
 Reply by: Kev-o      Posted: Sep. 15, 7:09:30 PM     Points: 33767    
Get used to it dad lol. Nice catch young man!
 Reply by: hunter creek      Posted: Sep. 15, 7:10:05 PM     Points: 1351    
Great catch! He's 4 years old and I have been fishing kokes for 50 years and have caught very few like that.
 Reply by: catfishking      Posted: Sep. 15, 7:42:41 PM     Points: 387    
 Reply by: bratfish      Posted: Sep. 15, 8:10:51 PM     Points: 1084    
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: Sep. 15, 10:14:04 PM     Points: 128    
Congrats little dude! Just remember Dad got you started!
 Reply by: Jdhusk65      Posted: Sep. 16, 1:21:12 AM     Points: 28    
Without a doubt the biggest koke I've ever seen from wolford. Looking forward to more posts from kokanee bro jr. Step aside dad.....theres a new koke whisperer in town.
 Reply by: ultralightfanatic      Posted: Sep. 16, 5:46:15 AM     Points: 814    
Leave it up to the young to put Dad in his place. Way to go young man, and Dad, keep doing what your doing. Very nice for both of you.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: Sep. 16, 8:18:55 AM     Points: 15860    
Beautiful fish! Congrats to the young man and great job by dad getting him on that catch!
 Reply by: sparkythefisherman      Posted: Sep. 16, 5:27:26 PM     Points: 0    
Was that the only one you got How was fishing generally I was thinking of going up tomorrow .?
 Reply by: sparkythefisherman      Posted: Sep. 16, 5:28:45 PM     Points: 0    
That's a beautiful fish good for him
 Reply by: Kokanee Bro      Posted: Sep. 16, 11:36:47 PM     Points: 230    
Thanks to all that replied. Sparky fishing was fair for most, but nobody we talked to was really crushing them. We had an average day on our boat for this time of year. They are deep, we saw most around 60' to 70'
 Reply by: TeamGR3      Posted: Sep. 17, 2:09:03 PM     Points: 1411    
great looking kid enjoy the time my 2 are Army bound time goes quickly , great koke heading there mid week. Bigguns nicely done!!!!
 Reply by: elkinthebag      Posted: Sep. 17, 4:59:06 PM     Points: 1420    
Nice one. That is huge for wolford. I Definitely should of went there instead of the fork. Only got a couple kokes biggest 14". Lost two pike.
 Reply by: Digginjiggin      Posted: Sep. 17, 7:49:35 PM     Points: 225    
Best pics there are, Dad! Your young kids or Grandkids or someone else's holding a nice fish with a big smile!
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: Sep. 18, 7:37:05 AM     Points: 4188    
Very cool he is into fishing but also cool on dad for getting him out and teaching him. MOre life lessons where learned on that boat than in any classroom.
 Reply by: wickedfisha      Posted: Sep. 20, 6:42:37 AM     Points: 2205    
Holy smokes, mega koke
 Reply by: Kdizz      Posted: Sep. 25, 1:55:40 PM     Points: 445    
i am heading up this weekend and have never tried for kokanee what should i try as far as bait/lures go. any help would be great.
 Reply by: Kokanee Bro      Posted: Sep. 25, 8:55:54 PM     Points: 230    
They are deep right now, so you need to use a technique that can get you down there. If you have downriggers, that is probably the best way to troll for them-- keep your gear at around 60' deep. Lead core, snap weights and Dipsy divers also work, but you sacrifice feel and can loose fish more easily. Most people troll using dodgers and pop gear tipped with white shoepeg corn. Corn alone will work but you can try scenting it with krill oil, garlic, anis, whiskey or coffee... there are dozens of scents people claim work well. Over the next week I would YouTube research Kokanee trolling techniques and you will learn far more than I can tell you here. Green and pink colors have been good this year... They are essentially spawning now so they are not spread out as much... if you find them stick to that area.


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