Glad to say after almost 2 years of trying I caught my first zumbro musky. Didn’t have a real tape so I had to mark it on my rod, somewhere between 40-42. Water temps were 38-39 on Sunday so I spent a few hours vertical jigging with bondy baits and big lipless cranks with no success. I had been marking all my fish between 20 and 30 fow in the deepest part of the pool. I got bored so I tied on a 1/4 ounce black and gold bucktail jig and tipped it with a 4 or 5 inch sucker to see what I could catch, and second cast this guy hit. One hell of a fight on a medium light walleye rod with 8 lbs braid to a 10lbs floro leader. I’m going to try to get out one more time before the season ends the end of this month and let a sucker soak in this hole for awhile, hopefully I have some more pictures to share. I also got 7 walleye in about 30 minutes dragging a black and silver marabou jig with a fathead in 3-8 fow in current seams, this bite should last all the way through winter as long as the river stays ice free. Let me know if you guys have been fishing the pool below the dam at all.
November 5, 2019 at 7:11 am #1888990