By Sean Wurster
I will be away from June 4 through and including June 11. Packages will not get shipped and emails will not get answered
while I am away.
I was fishing one of the Ontario tributaries close to home in the late hours of the day. My dad and I had moved up to a large deep pool that usually has some lake-runs this time of year. I saw something big on the tail end of the pool, and drifted a few different things by it, including trout magnets, an egg sac, a single yarn egg, etc. No takes.
As the light was fading I threw on a beadhead Killer Bug (size 6 tied on a Daiichi x point egg hook) just for fun. I drifted that past the fish, and saw it drift over a bit and flash its mouth a bit. I set the hook and the fish bulldozed away from me a bunch of times.
Thankfully the Fieldmaster Suguru Long seemed within its limits, and I was able to net it in a few minutes. 31.5" chinook on 4x fluorocarbon.
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