Kokanee trolling leaders….how long to make them? There’s a really easy answer! Watch the vid:
Kokanee salmon are more popular these days than Taylor Swift. And hey… they’re abundant, fun to catch, taste great on the grill… what’s not to love? You just need a few basics to get you started… and then you’ll be off and running.
When downrigger fishing, do you really know exactly how deep you are fishing?
Despite the fact that downrigging is called “controlled depth fishing,” there’s some room for error here.
Say you’re out on some large reservoir chasing kokanee. You’re dragging a chartreuse Needlefish behind a 4/0 dodger. The whole rig’s running 35 feet behind the downrigger ball. On your graph, you notice a school of fish at 50 feet and you drop your weight down to 48 feet so you’ll be just above the fish and in their collective window of vision.
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