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ParadisePontoon
03-12-2007, 06:08 PM
Was going to head out to Collins Lake today, but read the report that GW_Extreme posted( :'(), *so decided to head to Lake Almanor instead. *Turned out to be a beautiful day, providing a complimentary sunburn to my face and neck; I guess I should've wore sunscreen! ;D

Anyway, fished for hours with no action, throwing almost everything we had at them to no avail. *Headed back to the launch area (Canyon Dam) and tried a few last casts with the fly-rod. *Ended up hooking 2 and landing 1 rainbow which measured 21".

Not too bad...
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g212/Gary223/AlmanorRainbow2Custom.jpg

Another view...
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g212/Gary223/AlmanorRainbow1Custom.jpg

Water temp ranged from 40 - 45 degrees. *Good luck to all!
- Paradise Pontoon

BrownMeat
03-12-2007, 06:11 PM
That is awesome!!!

I'm going to have to take my new (to me) Tacoma to my favorite lake and try my hand this weekend!!!! only 4 days left until saturday!


hahahaha

Great pics PP

-BM

P.S. I assume the ice is all melted?

Bigfoot
03-13-2007, 10:37 AM
Looks like it was worth the trip. I need to drag the Yak up there. 55 min to on the water. What did you toss at them

fishnmike2002
03-13-2007, 10:52 AM
Nice fish

FishnMike

chicofishrmen
03-13-2007, 10:54 AM
Great looking fish PP http://www.fishsniffer.com/forumsyabb2006/Smilies/thumbsup.gif

I love that Lake, I gonna have to get myself up there real soon!

cgagex3
03-13-2007, 11:34 AM
Nice fish PP,
I haven't been to Almanor in about 5 years, shots like that make me want to go up again.
CG

dkesner
03-13-2007, 04:52 PM
very nice fish. were you throwing wooly buggers or little beadheads? . my fishin buddy just got a new boat and we wanted to go out there soon, but we dont wanna make the trip from reno unless the fishing is at least decent.

camotracker
03-13-2007, 05:11 PM
hey fish PP. nice colors to it too. :) been hearing alot about this place. may have to take a trip.

troutfan
03-13-2007, 05:11 PM
Way to stick with it PP. Those are some nice looking fish. Thanks for the report. :)

fishlipd
03-13-2007, 06:26 PM
nice trout...looks like all the snow that was on the ground when i was up there a couple of weeks ago is nearly gone.

dansan
03-13-2007, 08:35 PM
Beautiful Rainbow, PP. Should be picking up as the water warms!

Goodtimes
03-14-2007, 05:17 PM
Nice fish pontoon

goodtimes