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Lake: Rito Hondo Reservoir
Fish: Rainbow Trout

Disinterested fish

Post By: johnski      Posted: 1/9/2018 6:14:52 PM     Points: 6044    
Hardly anyone posts about this lake so thought I better provide an update. There was about 12 inches of ice where I fished, but be careful. It was so warm up there, I had surface water on the ice in my hut. In January???Wow. Road in is gravel all the way. Bite was very slow with lots of echoes but few bites. Multiple colors...multiple snubs. Had fun anyway!
 Reply by: the-fishing-guy      Posted: 1/11/2018 7:24:31 AM     Points: 145    
Hey John, I went to that lake last week and also hit up Continental I did great in both.. I limited out on FAT brooks at Rio Hondo and big bows at continental.. Imma have to show you a few tips one day.
 Reply by: FishingJunkie      Posted: 1/11/2018 9:56:21 AM     Points: 1816    
Impressive brook trout....
 Reply by: johnski      Posted: 1/11/2018 1:13:11 PM     Points: 6044    
Nice fish! I did manage a nice brookie from Rito, but was surprised to see she still had a bellyful of eggs. I think they normally spawn in Oct-December so that surprised me. Thanks for your reports up that way...guy!
 Reply by: the-fishing-guy      Posted: 1/14/2018 3:45:17 PM     Points: 145    
Thanks guys they were slamming a small glow in the dark minnow looking jig I bought at rainbows.. I went to millions res today and did awesome.. my first line break in forever happened today at millions res. It was a huge bow never did I know that lake had big rainbows it took my new jig and broke line right at the hole, my partner dove for it but it wasn't even thro the hole yet but we seen that big boy..