When 12-year-old Tia Wiese landed a behemoth yellow perch last March on Idaho’s Cascade Lake, she hoped it would break the state record. Little did she know her 2-pound, 11.68-ounce jumbo would eventually shatter a world benchmark as well.
Fall is kokanee spawning time. When the spawn happens, they aren't great for fishing (at least if you want to eat them), but they are a favorite target for such predatory birds as the bald eagle. Find out the best places to watch this amazing spectacle.