Kris Kvetko lands trophy rainbows at Queenston, ON boat launch on Niagara River.

Posted on April 13th, 2012

I drove down to the Queenston, ON boat launch on the Lower Nigara River mid-day today to see if any anglers were fishing for smelt.  Thre were a couple of people already staking their night-time spots at noon!  Every once and a while a school of smelt would cruise right by the dock, but heavy boat traffic scared them away.  To my surprise, the water had cleared up quite a bit and you could see the bottom right off the dock. There were many anglers going out searching for rainbow and browns. 

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I saw Kris Kvetko fishing from shore again and I went up to see how he was doing.  He had been there since early morning and had landed 2-5/6lb. rainbows.  While I was there Kris hooked a nice male rainbow that looked about 12 lb.  After a long fight Kris landed the fish.  He caught his fish using a 4″ streamer fly with a Lil’Corky drifter.

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