Articles — Lake Couchiching
I let the line drop in fully slack. There was an "S" shape bend in the little bit that laid on top of the water. I closed the bail, staring at that "S" shape. The it pulled tight. I reeled up the little bit of slack and set the hook - immediate load up and drag. If not for the movement of the line to the side, I would have thought I was hung on the rock. There was no head shakes, just a tug of war. I could see him as I pulled him to the surface of the...
The basic rule for occasional anglers to keep in mind is that under these conditions or simply during the slow mid-day bite, fish are not as active as earlier or later in the day so slower, soft plastic presentations in natural baitfish colors shine.
After a filling lunch we all went back to our huts. speaking with the guys, it seemed like being in the trough at least had fish, anyone up top was getting skunked.
Kelsey was the first to bring in something of size, she had back to back fish that were bigger than ours.