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Lake: Platoro Reservoir

Kayak Trout Fishing/Fly Fishing

Post By: MNBassFisher      Posted: 9/12/2013 9:21:19 AM     Points: 1396    
For Labor Day weekend, Kerri and I loaded up the kayaks and headed to Southern CO. A small town with a nice 1,000 acre reservoir that was home to many of feisty fish who we eager to play. Over the few days there, we spent a lot of time on the water and caught mostly Rainbow trout, but we did manage a handful of Kokanee salmon, Brown trout, and even a surprise small Lake trout. Another great weekend on the water!

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 Reply by: NativeCuttie      Posted: 9/12/2013 10:33:03 AM     Points: 380    
Sweet looks real nice, got some GoPro footage? I'm still learning how to edit and whatnot. Could you response to my GoPro post on how you do things? I created my first video with GoPro CineForm last night. Decent.
 Reply by: MNBassFisher      Posted: 9/12/2013 11:20:45 AM     Points: 1396    
If you click on the LINK above the pictures, it will take you to my GoPro/YouTube video Cuttie! And yeah, I will take a look at your post!
 Reply by: KOKERMAN      Posted: 9/12/2013 2:30:21 PM     Points: 40    
Cool Awesome video! That is some beautifull country up there. Haven't yet fished Platoro, but would like to with the boat, especially now that I know there are Kokes in the lake! Looks like you were mainly fly and spinner fishing. Is that how you caught the Kokanee? How big were they? Mmm Mmmm, that is a great tastin fish!! Thnx for the info!
 Reply by: MNBassFisher      Posted: 9/12/2013 8:42:17 PM     Points: 1396    
Yeah, we caught 4 or 5. I believe everyone fell victim to a kasty. None of them were big, the biggest was the one in the middle of my video. Some from shore and some from kayak.