This short film highlights a simple method for catching Lake Whitefish during the summer months from Banks Lake, Washington. Specific details include the following:
Gear: light to medium action rods
Line: 6-8lb test Monofilament or 10 lb Braid
Hook: Size 8-10, most hook styles work well
Weight: 3/8 to 1/2 oz egg sinker
Method: Drop bait to bottom and real up slack. Make sure bait stays on the bottom. Watch line and rod tip for subtle bites.
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