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Lake O trib report (Update w/ new pic)

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What a day! I've quickly forgotten the early end to my ice season. Got out on a lake O trib today and managed two beauty fish (both released). No point trying to black out the background, you either know this spot or you don't. Cheers!

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Thanks guys. It's been twenty years since I fished the rivers. I forgot how much fun it can be. I'll be going back this week.

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My son has been full force on the tribs and doing very well. Keeps sending pics. I told him when the ice season is done, I,ll join him. Trout for him, white fish for me. Both happy happy.

 

Very nice fish. 

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4 hours ago, BillM said:

Nice man!  No floods this year? lol

No floods, but there were ice bergs high up on the shore so it flooded at some point before I got there.

3 hours ago, Rizzo said:

coupla real beauties!

Thanks! 

38 minutes ago, misfish said:

My son has been full force on the tribs and doing very well. Keeps sending pics. I told him when the ice season is done, I,ll join him. Trout for him, white fish for me. Both happy happy.

 

Very nice fish. 

Thanks. I didn't know you could get whitefish in the rivers this time of year. I thought that was a fall thing. Where I shore fish for perch in spring (Simcoe) they are always closed.

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14 minutes ago, Dutch01 said:

 

Thanks. I didn't know you could get whitefish in the rivers this time of year. I thought that was a fall thing. Where I shore fish for perch in spring (Simcoe) they are always closed.

LOL

Im still fishing the lake (Simcoe ) til the 15th, he is fishing the tribs

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Just now, misfish said:

LOL

Im still fishing the lake (Simcoe ) til the 15th, he is fishing the tribs

D'oh! I get it now...

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48 minutes ago, PUMP KNOWS said:

Nice Dutch. 

The second fish looks like it's spawned out?

That's what my buddy was saying he thought too.

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18 hours ago, PUMP KNOWS said:

Nice Dutch. 

The second fish looks like it's spawned out?

My son has caught a few that have done their deed and returning to the lake. I found it strange. Then again, this weather has us all screwed up.

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I had a lot of great memories fishing that stretch as a kid during March break. I wiped out on that muddy path so many times – mud, ice and felt soles do not mix.LOL

 

It’s been a good while since I last fished there. Can’t imagine what the crowds are like now. They were horrible even 20yrs ago. But at least a few times a year, you’d see a rainbow over 20lbs get caught. It might be time to finally break out the float gear for a drift or two.

 

Great fish!

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19 minutes ago, MJL said:

I had a lot of great memories fishing that stretch as a kid during March break. I wiped out on that muddy path so many times – mud, ice and felt soles do not mix.LOL

 

 

 

It’s been a good while since I last fished there. Can’t imagine what the crowds are like now. They were horrible even 20yrs ago. But at least a few times a year, you’d see a rainbow over 20lbs get caught. It might be time to finally break out the float gear for a drift or two.

 

Great fish!

Thanks!

We were lucky, it wasn't very busy. I don't think it will stay like that for long though.

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Booked a day off work today hoping to avoid the weekend crowds on the river and it paid off.  Only the one fish today but it was a great way to spend a morning. About a million times better than going to the office!

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2 hours ago, PUMP KNOWS said:

Nice one

Thanks!

1 hour ago, AKRISONER said:

friggin tank, well done

 

Thanks!

23 minutes ago, GBW said:

Damn man, and here I thought you were the walleye whisperer... 

I don't know about whisperer lol! I do love me some walleye. We're made for each other, we both like to stay up late. 

Not gonna lie though, that rainbow could out pull a stringer full of walleye in a tug of war! 😂😂😂

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Many moons since I fished the Lake Ontario streams and rivers.....

.............looks like a lamprey wound on that last steelie?

Doug

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2 hours ago, akaShag said:

Many moons since I fished the Lake Ontario streams and rivers.....

.............looks like a lamprey wound on that last steelie?

Doug

I was thinking the same thing.

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Dem right der are some beauty fishes. And I know exactly where you are. Pretty well any Lake Ontario tributary. It is not a well know spot though. That fact is confirmed by the lack of Tim Hortoncups.

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