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> Collingwood Report-Monday June 29, Paid $.0.05 in CTC Money to Make Report
sdcaller
Posted: Jun 29, 2020 - 07:15 pm


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Got to the launch at 7:00 and met "Fisherman"-Eric as he was coming in. We introduced ourselves and chatted for a few minutes and he helped me launch-thanks Eric.

Ran out and dropped a line in 80fow with the ball down 55ft. Thought to myself, its early for salmon to be so far down in the Bay, so I will run North and keep heading deeper all the time.

Kept changing around with various spoons and my favourite green/white ladderback Lyman. Ran out as far as 194fow and did not mark very much at all. Ran back in to 100fow and started to mark some bait and a few fish. Most of the fish were 20 to 40 ft above bottom.

Ran South for about 3miles going in and out in 90-110fow, marking lots of bait and as the day wore on, more and more fish. I had one hit, which I think was on the slider I was running. That was it. Pulled the line at 1:45.

When I got in, there was note on the windshield from "Wilbur007"-Myles on the back of a $0.05 CTC bill, saying he looked forward to my report. I had passed him out there earlier in the morning and he said he had 1 fish.

That's my report.

I don't usually fish Collingwood this early in the year, but rather go to Simcoe or Bluffers on Lake Ontario. The last couple of years, I haven't done very well trolling on Simcoe and if you get something it is usually so big you don't want to keep it and smoke it.

My preference this time of year is Bluffers, as I have had good luck down there over the years. This year, there is no way I'm driving all the way to "Covidville", when it is a whole lot safer up here.

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grampa
Posted: Jun 29, 2020 - 07:23 pm


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good report Ralph too bad fish didnt want to play . managed 2 lakers today no salmon both fish released.first one hit in the first 5 minutes thought it might be a good day. trolled another 2 hours before the next one hit decent fish about 6 pounds.

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Posted: Jun 29, 2020 - 07:35 pm


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When speaking with Ralph I mentioned the other fellow I know, 2 lakers he let go, one 10lb salmon in the box and lost another beside the boat. So they are out there.

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Posted: Jun 29, 2020 - 07:42 pm


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Hopefully the salmon show up soon. Thanks for the report!

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Posted: Jun 29, 2020 - 08:30 pm


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Thanks for the report.
It was a good investment!
Take care.

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metalbuckle
Posted: Jun 30, 2020 - 05:46 am


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Thanks for the report Ralph, sounds like a great outing.

I am glad you got out..

Also great to see the members interacting, small community and sharing & helping.

Cheers & happy fishing!

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blkdog
Posted: Jun 30, 2020 - 03:58 pm


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report. Like as often been stated, a bad day fishing, if such a day exists, is better than a good day at work.

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