Here is a picture of a 17 lb steelhead that I caught on the Clearwater River in Orofino, Idaho in October.. I caught her on a yellow chartreuse, size 6 jig (one that we made with your hooks, mold and paint). She was 34 inches long.
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September 17, 2014 - Cheney - Sept. 17, 2014 Weds. morning. Nice day to fish today. Found a huge school of shad but nothing caught trolling thru it. So, the Electric trolling motor got a work out today. In one spot 100+ perch. All were 6 to 8 inches. Not too big but a blast catching. One of my best days catching these fish. Fish almost each drop. Got so blasted tired left and tried some rocks next to shore in 2' of water that the state put in the water few years ago. These rocks you can see there that close to shore. Electric motor here also and caught about 10 nice fat White bass and a few Wipers 13". Very good day of fishing. On my way in i pulled a boat to boat dock. Few guys not happy with a dead boat. That was OK with me. On my way in anyway. Things should really pick up I'd think in the next few weeks. Water temp. 70 at 7 am. 74 at noon. Mark.
July 29, 2014 - Cheney - July 29, 2014 Tues. morning. Started by vertical jigging for perch. 10 caught in the 8" length. Then went to downrigging and came up with 8 Wipers most today were well over 21". Two nice Walleye. One 26" other 22". Had to work at it today. Fish were tightly grouped feeding on shad. Yesterday could only find perch and that was fun jigging for them. Caught around 20. Mark.
July 24, 2014 - Cheney - July 24, 2014 Thurs. morning. As thought. Surface water temp. back up to around 80. Not back to wearing fish counter out but had a real good day. Total of 18 caught. Cleaned two really nice fat 24" Walleye's. Found shad only two area's and that's were i caught the fish. And the shad were limited in those area's but big fish feeding. Rest of fish were nice Wipers and 4 of those over 21" rest short. All of last week shad ALL over the place. Went to clean Walleye at cleaning station and bunch of shad feeding on my scraps in water. Forecast another cool front coming next week. The color of the Walleye were not pretty. Can't describe but just a flat color. Kind of ugly. But, fat and healthy. The Walleye i catch at Coffey Co. Lake, (wolf creek nuclear power plant) ? Those Walleye are extremely colorfully like you seen on T.V. or a magazine. Strange at Cheney. Nice big fillets. Will cook for dinner. Mark.
July 21, 2014 - Cheney - July 21, 2014 Monday morning. Fishing has taken a nose dive for me. Cool weather last week drop water temp. 3 fish caught all small. Not surprising. Occurred before in years past. Water temp. needs to warm back up and then watch out. Mark.