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    Not going to get up there this year, but have...

    Not going to get up there this year, but have been periodically checking this site to see if ANYONE had information on the lake. Very sad to see zero posts. Has anyone given them a go? Are the...
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    Mark, have you, or anyone else, heard of any fish...

    Mark, have you, or anyone else, heard of any fish caught this year? Did you ever go?
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    The hybrids were mostly caught downlining live...

    The hybrids were mostly caught downlining live herring. We also caught some on unweighted lines up top on ultralights. That was a lot of fun. Most were caught in a large cove in about 30-35ft. of...
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    94819480 Pics from L. Chatuge

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    Just finished our week up on the lake. Talked to...

    Just finished our week up on the lake. Talked to 3 different Koke fisherman and one guide while there. No one had caught one yet this yr.! The guide said he hadn't caught one in over 2 yrs. & has...
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    Got up to the mountains Sat. and went straight to...

    Got up to the mountains Sat. and went straight to Hiwassee L. Caught some spots but didn't even mark a striper. Weather unsettled. Bad storms with high winds. Dealt with power outage & generator...
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    The silence on this site has me very worried. ...

    The silence on this site has me very worried. Are the Kokes still around? Has anyone given it a try yet this year? Was hoping to see a post or two (Ron, Mark, Fred...anyone?). My family will be...
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    The herring are definitely there. We just...

    The herring are definitely there. We just finished our week up on the lake. We marked a few schools here and there in all sections of the lake, the fewest in the Choga arm. Most were suspended...
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    Terrible news. Hope the kokes can survive. It...

    Terrible news. Hope the kokes can survive. It would be a real shame to lose NC's most unique fishery. Let me know what you see this spring and summer. Our family will be back up there in...
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    Hey Ron, I',m sorry to hear about any health...

    Hey Ron, I',m sorry to hear about any health issues. I was worried about you since I hadn't seen any posts yet this year. Glad to hear you are back on the water, though! I wish you all the best in...
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    Nantahala Kokanee and NC Wildlife Comm.

    I admit that I am relatively new to the NC kokanee scene but I have been fishing for them ~6 yrs. now. I have seen in that short a period of time a very noticeable increase in the number of folks...
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    Nantahala 7/25-8/1

    8208 My brother with his 1st Koke, a very nice 19" (our largest)
    8209Daughter with 21 1/2 " rainbow
    8210 Nice walleye and some large Y. perch

    My family and my brother's family just spent the...
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    Sorry I'll miss you. I'll post any results from...

    Sorry I'll miss you. I'll post any results from our trip. Your input hopefully will have me on a few. In the past I've caught most of my fish around 1.4-1.6 mph, but my 2 biggest at 1.8 mph. I've...
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    Ron, Great posts and glad to see you're still on...

    Ron, Great posts and glad to see you're still on them and in the same area that has produced for me in the past. Seeing your posts has got me really excited to get back up there. Missed it last...
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    Mark, thanks for the tips. Good intel to have. ...

    Mark, thanks for the tips. Good intel to have. Out of curiosity, how deep did you find the trout last Aug. and did you notice if the bite improved with moving water/generating. My experience is...
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    Trollmonkey/Rgarbar, I was looking to try...

    Trollmonkey/Rgarbar, I was looking to try something a little different on our trip this year and get off L. Nant. I've fished the Nant. Riv. for trout and the Little Tenn. R. for smallmouths. The...
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    Ron, You seem to be having a fantastic year! ...

    Ron, You seem to be having a fantastic year! Hope it continues. Our family will be up there in 3-4 weeks (last week in July). Keep up the good work. Can't wait to get back up there.
  18. Thread: Nantahala 2014

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    7379 Y'all are making me jealous with all these...

    7379 Y'all are making me jealous with all these pics of nice fish. I won't be up there this yr. but did manage my best NC rainbow yesterday (20 1/2 inches). Hope to get up to the lake next yr.
  19. Very nice. Sorry I won't be coming up there this...

    Very nice. Sorry I won't be coming up there this yr.
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    Congrats Fred, Glad to see someone up there is...

    Congrats Fred, Glad to see someone up there is still catching a few. How deep are you finding them now and out of curiosity, what time of day? I know you caught 1 or 2 around noon when I was up...
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    Downrigger cable composition

    I have a question for the forum concerning what type of cable is best for use on downriggers for Kokanees, and how many do y'all usually run? I run a pair of Penn Fathomasters off my boat at...
  22. Thread: Still Catchin!

    by Dr. Oc
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    Ouch! but congrats on the pair. Guess that...

    Ouch! but congrats on the pair. Guess that serves me right for quitting early so I could waste gas "tubing" with the kids the rest of the day.
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    Ron, sent you a PM

    Ron, sent you a PM
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    Surprising Kokanee "catch" from up north

    Just got back from a great trip to Mannitoba with my son. Imagine my delight and surprise when this became my first "catch" of the trip. Picked up a few before we even got to the lake. All the...
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    Way to go Ron. I'm glad to see you get on them. ...

    Way to go Ron. I'm glad to see you get on them. I was afraid that the drought and drawdowns had really put a dent in the population but looks like they're still around. I'll be up there in a month...
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