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smellslikefish
10-30-2007, 03:54 PM
Two of my fishing buddies and I spent last weekend fishing Lake Almanor. We arrived at Knotty Pine Resort at 7am Friday morning and were fishing by 8am. Unfortunately, there was a strong north wind (and full moon) that blew all day long. We trolled in Rec Area 1 from 8am to 6pm and picked up 3 decent Browns from 1.5 to 2.5 lbs. They all hit the threaded crawler on leadcore down 4 colors (naked). Saturday was a great day, both weather and fishing. We stuck with Rec Area 1 and managed to put 12 fish in the boat, 1 rainbow (1.5lbs), 1 smallmouth (3lbs) and 10 Browns (1.5 to 4.5lbs). Most of the smaller bows and bass hit the threaded crawler, the larger bows hit both a rainbow and brown pattern ZRay on the downriggers down around 25 feet. I actually got 3 rainbows but released 2 and they hit a shad pattern XCEL. We only fished a couple hours Sunday morning and got 3 short strikes on the crawlers. I managed to get one to the boat and lost it before we could get the net around it. All in all a great weekend. I hope the picture gets posted as I switched to a new photo posting site. http://mikesfish.lenzus.com/cgi/item?67748537+18765239+0+99314343+1

smellslikefish
10-30-2007, 04:03 PM
The photo post didn't work but I'm still working on it....

RonM
10-30-2007, 04:24 PM
http://mikesfish.lenzus.com/content/67748537/r/s_70165350.jpg

jwirch
10-30-2007, 04:45 PM
smellslikefish, nice job on those bows & brown's, they sure are beautiful fish 8-) Going up next week, hope we have as much luck as you guys. Thanks for the post & pics, it was an enjoyment to read 8-)

Mickey_Thomas
10-30-2007, 05:17 PM
Nice bragging stick you've got there "smells", good job getting out there and showing us that there still good fishing at Almanor if you find them ;)Weather looks great :D

cptdarel
10-31-2007, 12:00 AM
Good show there Mike, At first I thought it was the bait we use. ::). awsome fish for sure. that stick looks like it would make a nice exersize gizmo. :)