Fishing Report Sunday March 11th

My first boat outing of 2012 was a complete bust. I took Ken and Brian out on The Boat to do some cold water jigging for lake trout. While a had a hell of a time fishing and talking to Ken and Brian, the catching was quite poor.

Ken and Brian fishing Round Valley Reservoir

We fished from 9am to 3pm. Jigging Binsky‘s in the new 3/4 ounce size, crippled herring, kastmaster and a few other lures in water from 30 feet to 90 feet deep.

round valley reservoir

Never got a bite even though I was marking fish on the bottom pretty regularly in 65 feet of water. The wind was blowing about 10 to 15mph out of the southwest and I could not stay on top of the fish. The water temp was 41.8 from surface to 80feet when we checked with a Fish Hawk.

march SunburnThe only excitement fish-wise, Brian had something on near the mouth of Ranger Cove in about 45 feet of water but lost it after a few seconds, mostly because we were all too busy bullsh*ting for him to get a good hookset. Gah!

We then flat line trolled little chrome Hildebrandt spoons and also caught nothing but a sunburn on my nose! Oh well.

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3 thoughts on “Fishing Report Sunday March 11th”

  1. went off the docks by concrete ramp last night…nothing but lots of fresh air…we had a total of 6 rods working…powerbait…mealworm marshmallow…shrimp…spoons…rubber grubs…rapalas…
    maybe need to add herring slip bobber to my list…always nice to have that sleep deprevation buzz the next day…

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