bp, got your email, as soon as I have some time(hopefully tonight) i will give you some information.backpain said:I am in my second season fishing the river with a boat, so I can't help you with spots and such. But I can help you as far as not feeling bad about the skunk. I had my wife and kids out three times before we caught a fish... got three catties . I really think the water needs to warm up a bit more for the fishing to get good. I missed the good part last season from what I hear starting my fishing late may so I am raring to go too!
For tackle, I would tend on the heavier side with 20lb mono and a 30lb fluro leader. Last year I didn't use a fluro leader and was outfished 2:1 to a guy who did. Fishfinder rigs were what we used and 2 to 3 oz. sinkers depending on the current.