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Swingingflies

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  1. You always wanted to learn how to fly fish . Now is your chance to sign up. Instructor, Kevin Kram with over 50 years experience & graduate of the Wulff Fly Casting Instructors School. Fee $56. Call 585-966-7411 . 5/3-5/31/17. Wednesday's 6:30pm-8:30pm. First class classroom setting only need pen & paper. Next four classes are hands-on casting outside. Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
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    Bass Fishing Attempts: Sandy and Irondequoit

    Yesterday 4 bass Lake O. 12-19' FOW Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
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    5lb Largemouth

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    Monster 9.5lb Pike

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    Tiger Musky

    tiger musky Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
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    Cayuga with fly rod.

    Try black bead head Woolley buggers or grey & white/ or olive & white clouser minnows with a 9 wt rod. 8 lb 5' leader with a Teeny 300gr integrated sink tip line Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
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    Chimney Bluffs

    I fished the Bluffs yesterday. I saw some rises around noon when I arrived. Threw some crank baits & got two then it shut off fast & went into the bay. Caught another in 16 FOW Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
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    Canandaigua - Lazy Lakers

    Pete, I had a debt finder on the boat but no fish finder. I could also tell the debt by how much line I had off the reel.
  9. This boat has been babied, garaged and only fresh water use and only just over 40 hours. It is waxed, winterized and ready to go... WOT is 52+MPH! Length with extended swim platform 1s 19' 8". Beam is 7' 3". 26 gal fuel capacity. Deadrise is 19 degrees. MerCruiser 4.3 TKS 190 Hp and Alpha One outdrive. Stereo and Canvas cover. Matching BlueTrailer (Shoreland'r) has Swing-Away tongue to fit in a standard garage . Asking $19,000.00. Like new and cost over $34,00.00 new. Call for more details or make an arrangement to view. 585-520-7321 or email questions to [email protected]
  10. Boat sold first day on Craig's List
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    Canandaigua - Lazy Lakers

    I was jigging for Lakers the last weeks in August and the first week of September and did good in 60-70' of water without even a graph and hooked at least 5 or 6 each day. They all struck the lure hard. In August the Lakers did not fight much until they reached the surface and twisted so much most got off before I could land them.. In September the sizes were bigger and they fought all the way to the boat and when one hit I thought I was pulling the bottom out of the lake. I thought that it would be even better fishing for them now. I have not gone since because the launch was to low for my boat.
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    9/2 Canandaigua

    Jigging in 60'-70' FOW. Did well on Lakers since mid August. Satuday landed a 10lb Laker, very strong fighter and an 8lb. on Sunday. Have been doing good on smaller Lakers since mid August and now they are getting bigger.
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    Oak Orchard Walleye

    While fishing in the spring on Summervile, I saw a guy land a nice "eye" on a red rattle trap. I weighted it on an official IGFA scale at 10 lbs. Beautiful fish.
  14. Jigged in the mornings with 2 oz butterfly jigs and landed 4 Lakers in 70-80' of water bouncing on the bottom. Color did not seem to matter.. In the shallow water nailing pike just under the surface later in the day.. They were fun and very aggressive, lots of jumps. Had a blast.
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    What's in your sunscreen?

    I use Blue Lizard or Nutragena as recommended by my dermatologist. Already had basil cell removed
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    Small Mouth and Pan fish in the tribs

    Did good today and caught 8 on the fly in 3 hours. There are some nice bass in the ponds and lots of carp.
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    How would you fish for gar?

    A Fly that is used for Barracuda might work. It is a tube or represents a needlefish with yarn and hooks
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    Jiging lakers newbie

    Hi I have benn jigging on Canandaigua for 3 years. . I have had good luck on the southern drop off for nice 5lb plus browns with a 1 & 1/4 oz spoon. I cast it out & count it down. Then I do a jig retrieve. I usually get the take on a fast retrieve. I am using Fluorocarbon 12lb test to enhance the drop. [ Post made via iPhone ]
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    Anyone troll using fly rods?

    I have been fly fishing for over 45 years in this area and and all over. I have tried to troll with the fly rod. You would have to have an expensive reel to be able to have enough drag or hold on to the fly line and pinch the fly line with your fingers so it does not unroll. With this method, it is hard to find a rod holder to hold it because the reel is so close to the rod butt. The next hard thing to do is to get a fly to stay down because with the speed of trolling, the fly and line will want to stay up close to the surface, even with a sinking fly line. If you are serious, look into L L Bean, they are the only ones that have a rod and reel set up specifically for trolling. I have seen it in their catalog.
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    Canandaigua 3/22

    I n Canandaigua, I was using a fly rod drifting with a 9wt. and an integrated sinking line (300gr) with a shiner looking Peglusie fly and had a laker follow the streamer up to the transom of the boat and it spooked when a wave hit the transom. I have been giging large 5" spoons at the drop offs with my spinning rod and go a couple of nice browns about 5lbs. on the retrieve!
  21. We are looking for Captain's to donate fishing trips for SYDNEY'S SMILE-Fundraiser for CURE. Also hosting a CASINO NIGHT FUNDRAISER. Looking for sponsors and items to auctiion off. Saturday March 24th at 6PM at the Diplomat Party House 1956 Lyell Ave. Tickets are $30 oer person or $50/couple. To check it out go to http://www.curekidscancer.com or for more infomation contact Pam Messon at 585-752-3990 or go to [email protected] for tickets or to Donate. History: Sydney was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia in 2011 at 7 months of age. This is a rare blood cancer and requires aggressive treatment. She is treated at the Golisano Children's hospital. To help children like this and their families, we are teaming up with the CURE Childhood Cancer Association to raise money. All Proceeds support CURE and Sidney Smile Foundation. Check it out on Facebook to see donations listed or get updates to the event... Swingingflies
  22. Jerry, if you want to put a price on the value of the trip and donate it to auction it off, call or email Pam Messon at 752-3990, & tell her you got the info from Kevin and would like to donate the fishing trip with details for how many hours, location & for what you would be fishing for, the value and how to contact you. Thanks very much.
  23. Come on guys, no volunteers? I would hope one Captain would come through for the Family and maybe get your name out there in front of prominent Rochester Families to promote your business.
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    Piers

    I went to one of the major Lake O piers this weekend and fished for a few hours up and down the pier and did not even get a sniff..
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    map of Canandaigua Lake

    I have been in all the fishing stores and marine stores looking for a map of the bottom of Canandaigua. I cannot seem to find one. Are they just out, or isn't there one out there? Where can I get one if there is one out there? Thanks,
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