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Lake: Wolford Mountain Reservoir
Fish: Kokanee

Kokanee-Wolford-fishing with my son Nick...

Post By: TeamGR3      Posted: 7/17/2019 7:24:33 AM     Points: 1534    
Well my son (Sgt. Grillo) U.S. Army firefighter extraordinaire, surprised me on a visit these past 3 days. I asked where do you want to fish, he said away from Denver, somewhere he hasn't been since leaving Co. So we went to Wolford-his first time, and we slammed her well... I caught my limit in 3 hrs. and Nick caught 12, lost a bunch at the boat being a bit of a rookie to the kokes. Nick also hooked about a 3lb. brown at the west end in the coves, couldn't leave the fly rod down. He kept about 4-5 to take home, we had a great day on the water. We trolled sling blades-6" pink/holo, we trolled kokonut mack lures pink and pink/flash, worked awesome, and we were 12-21' down, speed was a constant 1.38 on the I-pilot... S turns were the key as well, every time we slowed up, more than sped up, we got hit.


P.S. Nick-for all you military guys-just graduated honor grad Air Assault school, was invited to be an instructor, but he is on his way to Ft. Benning to Airborne school-Ranger school... HOORAH !!!
 Reply by: TeamGR3      Posted: Jul. 17, 7:25:15 AM     Points: 1534    
more pics-enjoy...
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: Jul. 17, 10:48:01 AM     Points: 8817    
Very nice, glad you got time with your son and some Kobe’s too.

Cool on the honor grad, now on to jump school for some real wings!
 Reply by: hunter creek      Posted: Jul. 17, 3:30:58 PM     Points: 2286    
Doesn't get much better than that. Good luck to your son and thanks also.
 Reply by: fishman1      Posted: Jul. 17, 4:40:47 PM     Points: 20156    
Great job! Nick thank you for your service also.

Bill
 Reply by: catfishking      Posted: Jul. 17, 4:47:13 PM     Points: 742    
 Reply by: skiman      Posted: Jul. 17, 5:52:02 PM     Points: 2033    
Well done Sir, and congrats to your son for his accomplishments!
 Reply by: bron      Posted: Jul. 17, 6:06:27 PM     Points: 29819    
Good stuff GR3! You have an awesome son and Im glad you got into the fish with him!
 Reply by: TimKnizek      Posted: Jul. 17, 10:28:42 PM     Points: 0    
Those bottom two are hogs for wolford, great pics!!
 Reply by: Toon      Posted: Jul. 18, 9:41:05 AM     Points: 112    
I am glad to see they are biting again. I has been pretty slow the past few weeks. A few of those are some of the bigger ones that I have seen come out of there. Congrats!!!!!!!