Finally got to fish

Discussion in 'North - North East Michigan Streams and Rivers' started by ausable_steelhead, Feb 2, 2020.

  1. ausable_steelhead

    ausable_steelhead

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    Fished for the first time in 3 weeks. Hit one spot for a couple days, and didn’t do terrible. Steelhead, and post-spawn browns were the catches.

    Just fished bags under bobbers; color wasn’t important. Everything fought nice, including those browns. Even though I could use some more eggs, all fish were released in good shape. I posted all the browns because I’m just not sure on lake or river run. I believe the two bigger were lake fish, but who really knows?

     
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  3. andyotto

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    Hey Ausable, did you see or catch any young fish? Skippers? Just wondering how the next classes are doing?
     
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    No skips Andy. I haven’t gotten many skips all fall or winter. Not normal, and a bit concerning.
     
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    OK man thank you. Hopefully some are staying out in the warmer than normal lake this year. Fingers crossed.
     
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    No problem. I’m hoping they’re just out in the lake still. A lot of adults are, so hard to say.
     
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    Hey guys I hit a couple NE tribs last Friday, landed two bright chrome skips and lost 2 others. wierd year for sure.
     
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  8. Ausable_Drifter

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    Same here. The lack of skips this year for me has also been concerning.....Usually, they are a guarantee.
     
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