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chachie09

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Hey all! Been fishing around the northbay for probably 8 years now consistently.  No yak, but a 14' 'luminum.  Many of you have probably seen me and the boy trolling lake sonoma for chrome.  Looking forward to the wealth of information this forum has to offer!  I am very versed in trolling, and i am actually looking to start getting some other people out on the water and on some fish! Thanks for having me!


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Welcome chachie09!  Lots of good intel and info here.  Not too late to turn back ....
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Welcome to NCKA Chachie09  :smt006
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trolling lake sonoma for chrome.
Hmm, contemplating trolling in the kayak on Lake Sonoma, on my way to scout for pigs.  Any tips? 

And welcome.  Did you get a kayak or still using the bateau?
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trolling lake sonoma for chrome.
Hmm, contemplating trolling in the kayak on Lake Sonoma, on my way to scout for pigs.  Any tips? 

And welcome.  Did you get a kayak or still using the bateau?

Depends on the time of year really, and im not familiar with pig seasons.  Ive seen a couple different yak's out there with downriggers, seems like that would be the way to go. 

No yak, still in the luminum!


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Lake Sonoma has a special pig season that runs from Late November through March.  I figure that i will multi-task and troll while I paddle to get to the hunting spot. Prolly will have to much equipment to add a downrigger.
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Lake Sonoma has a special pig season that runs from Late November through March.  I figure that i will multi-task and troll while I paddle to get to the hunting spot. Prolly will have to much equipment to add a downrigger.

Even better, most fish that time if year will be chasing shad up high in the water column.  I would surface troll a purple/pink trolling fly, or similarly colored F7/F9 rapala.


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Lake Sonoma has a special pig season that runs from Late November through March.  I figure that i will multi-task and troll while I paddle to get to the hunting spot. Prolly will have to much equipment to add a downrigger.

pig hunting ya say?  lemme know if you ever need company, i'm just a noob getting his license right now though =D

and welcome chachie!


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  I would surface troll a purple/pink trolling fly, or similarly colored F7/F9 rapala.

Thanks Bro.  And Welcome.
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pig hunting ya say?  lemme know if you ever need company, i'm just a noob getting his license right now though =D
Check out friends of Lake Sonoma and get a pass for $35. I'll go with most anybody.  It's bow only though.
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