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going to kab last two weeks in july was up same time last year and didn't catch any smallmouth were can i catch some of these and can i catch them with bobbers

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I would try a leach or crankbait. Fish usually don't go after the bobbers real well this time of the year unless I have been using the wrong color bobber. grin.gif

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we get bobbers hit every year by the smallies, seriously. they just come up and smack it.

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find some good rocks . Tie a 1/8 oz. jig with twister tail and leech with a slip bobber. Cast it in the rocky areas until you start hittin them. works pretty good and sometimes you get a wally.

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Thanks Fishroger, any other tips for Kab would be a great help. Like I said will be up there the last two weeks in July. I know this isn't the best fishing time but thats when the wifey likes to go. We are staying at a resort Idlewild great resort stayed there last year and caught a few walleyes but not alot. Just want to catch fish any species really. Thanks for your tip.

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My wife and I just got back from Kab/Nam this past Monday. We had awesome smallmouth action! We used Berkley Power Tubes during the day and in the evening switched to Rapala Skitter Props. The top water action was a blast! Lots of fish in the 16-18 inch range. We found most of the smallies on rock piles/island that had access to deep water near by... which is almost every island! smile.gif Good Luck!

Steve

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Hey Steve. Sounds like your first trip to the area was successful. What did you think of the area? Will you go back there again? I find it's pretty tough to shake off the Voyageur's bug once you're bitten. Our group is already planning for next year.

- JD

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JD-

We had a great time. Thanks for asking. This first trip with my wife was really a scouting trip for later this fall when I head up with my group of college buddies. We like to take a trip once a year and are getting a little tired of the drive to Canada. The park is about half the distance, if not closer, and so far the fishing has been good. We're planning to head up the weekend after Labor Day.

So to answer your question, yes, I will definitely be going back! grin.gif Thanks for your advice on previous posts!

Maybe we'll see you up there sometime.

Steve

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