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Majakat
12-02-2008, 07:35 AM
What an awesome trip - too much fishing to document it all - we were there for 9 days - and fished for 7 (ray had to go back to work for 2 days and i dont drive the boat!) but we had a couple days of thick fog, a couple days of icy temps and all in all great fun, beautiful sunrises and fantastic fishing, most days at least one about 23-24" and fought hard. *We were off the water by 11am most days, a couple by 9 -

I caught all my fish on an orange trolling fly with an action disk, with the exception of a couple toplining with a nighcrawler and seps

Until next summer Eagle!

Here are some pics-

All of us on the front deck before we left
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Sunrise
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Autotimer works!
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Weary Fisherboy who hates pictures
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Nice One!
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From our Front Deck
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sunrise from the north eat part of the lake
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Sunset on the frontage road
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Cold morning! *my nose is red!
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4 Nice fish before 8:30 am
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And as always in Spaulding - the deer gather
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The FOG!
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More Fog
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Mackattack
12-02-2008, 07:56 AM
Sounds like great trip (mom) and familly.

Mackattack

Pongo
12-02-2008, 08:04 AM
Great post. The family that fishes together stays together.

vvbob
12-02-2008, 08:43 AM
Looks like you all had a awesome trip.
Very nice fish pictures too, I just love those Big square tails....
Well Done!

dave_in_el_dorado
12-02-2008, 08:46 AM
great report, beautiful pictures, and pretty fish. theres no place like eagle.

Troutdraggin
12-02-2008, 12:32 PM
Great photos! Thinking about making one last trip tommorrow. Can you still get a 20 ft aluminum boat at Eagle Lake Resort? Heard you can still make it out if real careful. Wanted to make sure before driving that far.

danlbee
12-02-2008, 01:18 PM
Great pictures, makes us feel like were still there.

tinytrout
12-02-2008, 04:36 PM
Great pics. Eagle is such a wonderful place. Cant wait to get back up there next fall.

northriver_tom
12-02-2008, 05:11 PM
very nice report.....

Berryessa Kid
12-02-2008, 06:04 PM
Nice family trip 8-) Thanks for putting up the pictures, very nice indeed!!!! Steve.

foresthill_fishin
12-02-2008, 06:22 PM
Just awsome pictures and report looks like a great trip!


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Joel

Gill Collector
12-02-2008, 06:34 PM
Ok, I'll sound like an echo here, but that is a nice post! The pics, the fish, the descriptions.

I just love this website! 8-)

tortuga
12-02-2008, 06:40 PM
All I can say is OH MY GAWD what a great trip!! Who even sees a nose (even a bright red one) when your holding a fish like that. Sounds like you guys had a really fun trip. Hope you didn't get bored being off the lake so early LOL. Thanks for the report and congrats!
Tortuga

fishwish
12-02-2008, 06:43 PM
:oThat is a specimen your holding with a cold nose. AWESOME FISH. Thanks :)

nvtroller
12-02-2008, 07:42 PM
Great pics and story. really happy for you that the trip was a great family experience. Hope to meet you folks some time in near future
troller ;)

Troutoholic
12-02-2008, 08:33 PM
go mom go... very very nice trip! - TK

Rastaman
12-03-2008, 09:27 AM
Great report, we were up there two weeks ago and had the same results, and similar conditions, foggy mornings. Eagle is still my favorite lake and those fish so strong and tasty too.

mrsockeye
12-03-2008, 04:15 PM
Well done as usual. Those are awesome fish, some of the finest fighting and eating fish to be had. I got lost for a couple of hours once in the fog on Davis Lake. I thought I was next to the island, when I realized I was way back in some arm in about 2 feet of water. I could only see about 20 feet in front of the boat... this was before I had GPS. I followed the bank all the way to the dam, and then back to the launch, at which time, the fog finally broke up. This was in late November a couple of years ago, and I was the only person up there, kind of unnerving actually.

cptdarel
12-03-2008, 04:25 PM
That is a fine quality catch, a prestine fish 2nd to none, Eagle is a lake on my list for sure, thanks for the insperation.

cgagex3
12-03-2008, 04:34 PM
WoW fishermom those aresure some beautiful fish. Eagle puts out some of the best fish in the state. Nice report as always. Like the weary fisherboy pic, I have seen that look on my daughters' face many a morning.
Now youhave bumped Eagle a few notches higher on my list t get back to.

CG