My husband and I finished our chores at home this morning and headed for a return visit to Soldier’s Meadow Lake to fish for Kokanee and trout. Our first visit to Soldier’s Meadow Lake was the Fourth of July. We took Pisca Dory again so we could fish in the middle of the lake. My husband caught one trout and one Kokanee salmon; I caught two trout and one Kokanee. The day was beautifully sunny, and three good-size trout and two excellent Kokanee chose to come home with us.
Our catch: Second from top and fourth from top are the Kokanee; first, third, and fifth are rainbow trout.
We enjoyed fishing at Soldiers Meadow Lake so much on the Fourth of July last year that we decided unequivocally to return. We caught five fish between us–my three trout and Vic’s Kokanee salmon and one trout. The Kokanee has beautiful silver and pink bands, and, like all salmon, pink meat.
I’m holding our 1,300-pound dory while Vic parks the truck and boat trailer.
Vic dubbed this as “Picnic Bay” because we anchored there to eat our lunch.
I’m reeling in one of my three trout.
Our five fish: At the top is Vic’s Kokanee, then my small trout and two large ones, and then Vic’s trout. The day withheld its rain and we enjoyed a lovely day of fishing on this beautiful lake.