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Fantastic Salmon & Trout Fishing from St. Catharine’s, Lake Ontario, ON.

Posted on July 3rd, 2011

[nggallery id=550]This morning we had the pleasure of fishing with Aldo Nava who operates Niagara Fishing Adventures for Trout & Salmon from St. Catharine’s, ON.  Our team was made up of our good friends Pat & Eva Pagano, Mike and Ann Marie Atkins, Roberto, my wife Barbara, myself, and our pup Mulligan.  We headed out around 7:30 am and started setting our lines in 60′ of water.  Within minutes, and only having a few lines in the water, the action started and continued right up until we pulled the lines at 11:30am.

We caught a nice mix of “shaker-salmon”,  to Chinooks in the teens, Lake Trout up to the mid-teens and Rainbow trout also up to the mid-teens.  We fished downriggers, Dipsey Divers and steel and copper line between 30-100′ down.  our rods and reels of choice were the Rapala Magnum & RSC Trolling Rods matched with RSC counter trolling reels and Hydros trolling reels.  We marked many schools of baitfish and caught our trout & salmon trolling the same area.  By 10am, the sun was hot and the action steady.  Our pup Mulligan started getting hot so we gave her the wet-towel treatment and when she cooled-off she had a nice snooze on Aldo’s on-board bed!

A variety of spoons worked well as well as Luhr Jensen Flashers rigged with Rapala Salmon Flies.  If you love to catch Trout & Salmon in the Great Lakes, take advantage of the hot action!

If you would like to book a guided trip with Aldo, you can contact him through, www.niagarafishingadventures.com .

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