Spent the weekend on Blue Mesa with the wife. Had a great time catching over 50 perch and 6 trout. Perch were decent size and sure are good eating. Trout ran 12-16 inches and were a lot of fun to bring thru the hole
Thanks and yes they are good eating. Headed back out this coming weekend for the last ice trip of the year. We will still have good ice for another month or so however all our weekends are now booked thru June. Looking forward to open water and have several weekends booked for that.
One of the most important components of deciphering a new hunting area is distinguishing between the summer and winter ranges for the game that you plan to pursue. Without knowing this you cannot make reliable assumptions about where the game will be come opening day. Knowing these areas will allow you to take the current weather (as well as the past couple weeks) and apply that to the landscape and make an educated guess as to where you might find that big buck or bull.
There are a couple ways...