Susquehanna River Kayak Fishing Report (10/20/13)

By John “Toast” Oast

This morning I hit the same area on the North Branch of the Susquehanna River as I did yesterday with Mike Flanagan. I was joined by my buddy John Blair, who had the extra chore of helping to transport my gear, since my beloved Yaris was in the shop. Compared to yesterday, the river had only risen a few inches from the previous night’s rain, but the flow was dramatically swifter.

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John Blair working the shoreline.

I landed a number of fish, both smallmouth bass and walleyes. With the change in water condition and slightly cooler temps, the fish were not as aggressive as the day before. As with yesterday, they were primarily around ledges in deeper areas of the river. Smaller bass were around current breaks. All the fish I caught were landed on Susky Slayer colored Craw D’oeurve’s from PowerTeam Lures.

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Toast with a Susquehanna River Walleye.

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