Reply by: FishingFun Posted: 7/24/2015 9:22:47 AM Points: 357
I head up to fish the Gorge with my dad quite often. We don't catch and release on kokes for this exact reason.
Action was hot for us the week of the 13th of July about 2 miles south of Berriger's Crossing. Fishing a small pink maple leaf blade with a bladed either white and pink or all white squid about 12 inches behind tipped with powerbait maggots in either pink or green. Fished from 39-52 feet and caught fish, larger fish usually deeper. We fished from 160ft bottom to about 60ft bottom and caught fish. Bigger fish 2.5-4lb were usually caught early before to 30 minutes after sunrise. The 2 year old fish seemed to be more out in the middle of the of lake so we tried to say away from there since they were hitting super hot.