7/1 K3 smallie action

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7/1 K3 smallie action

Postby GaryV » Jul Mon 02, 2018 9:31 am

Went out early yesterday on the Kankakee for about 6 hrs with some old friends. We were out before the heat & storms, caught a total of 13 smallies for the 4 of us. Started slow with only 1 coming before 9. We floated the river on drift boats (we hired Grab Your Fly Charters), 3 of us were fly fishing, 1 spin casting. Fish ranged from about 4" to 18" (measured on bump board). The 18"er put up a good fight with a couple of jumps & runs. He did not want to come to hand. All but 2 subsurface on muddler variations. Also saw a couple of bald eagles, a beaver, a fawn, a lot of herons & vultures. All in all a good day.

Biggest fish is pictured.
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Re: 7/1 K3 smallie action

Postby badger75 » Jul Mon 02, 2018 11:12 am

well done
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Re: 7/1 K3 smallie action

Postby jeemoosh » Jul Tue 03, 2018 10:01 pm

Was the water clearing up? I was wading on Saturday and the visibility was about a foot. Hoping to head out tomorrow morning
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Re: 7/1 K3 smallie action

Postby HEDDONFROG » Jul Tue 03, 2018 10:24 pm

That’s one good looking smallie
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Re: 7/1 K3 smallie action

Postby GaryV » Jul Thu 05, 2018 3:54 pm

jeemoosh wrote:Was the water clearing up? I was wading on Saturday and the visibility was about a foot. Hoping to head out tomorrow morning


Water was still about a foot visibility on Sunday.
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Re: 7/1 K3 smallie action

Postby bapentec » Jul Fri 06, 2018 2:31 am

Nice fish brother! I waded what seemed like 10 miles on the 4th and managed several smallies and a walleye....a ton of effort for the catches. I fished pretty hard that day.
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Re: 7/1 K3 smallie action

Postby JB » Jul Tue 10, 2018 12:32 pm

Solid fish there with nice colors!
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