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Mackattack
11-09-2008, 06:08 AM
Well cant sleep so off to Laf. Res. for some trout and then to Walnut and Pacheco Creeks for salmon photo opps if there there yet. Will report later with results. Got in the water at 7ish and 1hr later fish on. Off the lake at 9 in search of salmon to no avail. Even peddled down the canal trail in search of pics but only blue herons,egrets and quackers but the water was pretty clear. So maybe with some more rain flush and higher water they will appear ?
*Pics for your enjoyment.http://i38.tinypic.com/2eygoeg.jpghttp://i33.tinypic.com/16b0d3s.jpghttp://i38.tinypic.com/mt713o.jpghttp://i33.tinypic.com/sc6zgp.jpghttp://i34.tinypic.com/122g0o2.jpgI did see a 3lber skim the surface wright next to the dock so maybe I should have used that famous gold KM to nail him but oh well next time.


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Mackattack
11-09-2008, 06:51 PM
Only one fish in the bucket but thats ok what a great day on the dock it was followed by choriso and eggs and the search for salmon on the bycicle for exorsize. Topped off with 4hrs of nascar at the bar with the wife dragging my sorry a$$ home to post this update ! It was a good day in my world hope you had one too !

Mackattack

Captain Compassion
11-09-2008, 07:00 PM
Beautiful Mack. There is someplace in the world with blue skies and is somewhat warm. Nice trout. I'd love to fish off that dock.

CC

Old_School
11-09-2008, 07:08 PM
I've seen that view so many times, but that fancy dock must be new. It must be concrete, but it looks like tile. Thanx for the report and pics.
Old School

Mackattack
11-09-2008, 07:19 PM
It is concrete and very stable, the old one is wedged up against the dam. And they put down wood chips to keep us from slipping on the way down the trail.

Mackattack

mrsockeye
11-09-2008, 08:30 PM
Man I wish we had some of those blue skies over here today. Pyramid Lake 3-5 foot waves at times. Nice report.

Mackattack
11-09-2008, 09:30 PM
For the two hrs I was there the waves hit about one to two inches with wind gusts bad enought to tilt my sorry old hat up an inch or two also. It was tough dealing with these harsh conditions but I managed to take my gloves off within 30 seconds or so before the first PB install on that very cold hook and cast that not so freezing line out before the lake iced over. Luckly another fisherman walked down the ramp to the dock to break up all the ice that was never going to form infact he was kind enough to put on some sun screen before got burnt taking my pic with that monster Laf. Res. behemoth.
(Gosh thats a lot of bull)

Mackattack