Okanagan Lake March 26/17

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fishing Forum' started by kingblazer84, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. kingblazer84

    kingblazer84 Well-Known Member

    Well finally made it back out with a buddy of mine after getting married last week and all the whirlwind tour after it! was a beautiful day yesterday water was like glass, was out on the water by 7:30am just off peachland, trolled out towards rattle snake island and passed squally point we were trolling a couple lines.

    All of a sudden my rear rod which was right on the surface no weight just a chrome apex.. it went OFF! screaming and peeling line, the fight was on!

    After about 25min battle cranked in this nice sized 6lb+ 25" rainbow couldnt have asked for a better result!

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    Last edited: Mar 27, 2017
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  2. sly_karma

    sly_karma Well-Known Member

    Looks like 9.2 lb
     
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  3. Damien

    Damien Active Member

    On what planet?
     
  4. sly_karma

    sly_karma Well-Known Member

    Okanagan joke. Someone posted a pic on the local FB group of a rainbow that looked barely 5 lb and claimed it was 9.2, so obviously a porky that everyone giggled. Ever since it's been the automatic weight claimed or commented of virtually every fish pic posted. Likewise, the standard answer when asked where the fish was caught is Duck Lake. All fish are caught at Duck Lake, nowhere else. I know there's a few here from that group, just havin a chuckle.
     
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  5. tubber

    tubber Well-Known Member

    Nice fish. Nice to see you and your two buddies hook up. Dumb rule, but...

    IT IS UNLAWFUL TO....

    Use more than one fishing line, EXCEPT a person who is alone in a boat on a lake may angle with
    two lines.
     
  6. SteelyDan

    SteelyDan Well-Known Member

    He's allowed to run 3 rods if there is 3 anglers with licenses onboard
     
  7. agentaqua

    agentaqua Well-Known Member

  8. Mibson

    Mibson New Member

    3.0 lbs max,
    yea 25 mins battle? definitely a "troll" joke post
     
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2017
  9. kingblazer84

    kingblazer84 Well-Known Member

    Says the Troll New Member , it was just a hair over 6lbs, measured 25" long with a 14" total girth do the calc's
     
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