3/26/18

Do you fish the Kish?

3/26/18

Postby matt_ski » Mar Mon 26, 2018 8:11 pm

I have a week off and decided to start it by hitting the kish. I visited couple of stretches. Was not expecting much and did not get much. Bass still did not move in or at least I did not find any. Did not see any pike either. On the other hand lack of predators seems to make all the usual food items in the river a little more reckless. Water was super clear and it was easy to spot plenty of darters/sculpins, crayfish and other bugs I cannot identify.

Surprisingly I ended up hooking two suckers with a woolly bugger. First one looked like a "forehead" snag, but couldn't tell exactly because it came loose. Managed to land a second one, which was actually hooked in a mouth. Ended the recon after that. Probably will come back in about 2 weeks to see if anything changed.
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Re: 3/26/18

Postby vman01 » Mar Tue 27, 2018 1:45 pm

That beats a skunk any day
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Re: 3/26/18

Postby Rambler » Mar Tue 27, 2018 1:52 pm

Gotta love the Kish.
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Re: 3/26/18

Postby McChou » Mar Tue 27, 2018 1:56 pm

Nice quillback on the fly!
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Re: 3/26/18

Postby HEDDONFROG » Mar Tue 27, 2018 7:36 pm

You’ve been chomping at the bit to get out, bet it felt good. Cool fish too
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Re: 3/26/18

Postby jmdog2003 » Mar Tue 27, 2018 8:52 pm

That's a river I'd love to give a go sometime. Looking forward to your next report from the Kish.
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Re: 3/26/18

Postby matt_ski » Mar Tue 27, 2018 8:56 pm

HEDDONFROG wrote:You’ve been chomping at the bit to get out, bet it felt good. Cool fish too


Oh ya it did, too bad i couldnt zero in on some pike or smallie.
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Re: 3/26/18

Postby Skifish1 » Mar Wed 28, 2018 10:04 pm

Since no dams on the 2 branches besides belivedere fish way downstream. The fish migrate especially the bass. Closer your to the rock the better the kish is a tough upstream until early summer or so it starts picking up. Its not like our other local rivers that have many dams, lots of wwd plants feeding it etc. The fish travel a lot on kish seasonaly.
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