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  1. Re: Halloween at Silver (88): More treats than tricks.

    I am right there with you, Captain. My fishing days have been limited this year as well (cancer treatments for me and caring for family with health challenges.) There have been three times in the...
  2. Re: Are downriggers totally necessary to fish for kokes?

    You can jig for Kokanee with spoons. There are several posts in this forum by people who do just that.
    This video is a good primer https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=211&v=Y9BU7bPMDP8
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    Re: Camanche Skunk Report

    I LOVE your list of ways to say "skunked." When my oldest daughter (now married with three kids) was in grade school we used to make a game out of how many different ways we could report a 0 fish...
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    Re: Purple Heart Silvertron w hook?

    Yup. Hat pin.
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    Re: Ice House Limit

    Ouch! You speak the truth! To use a line from the movie Spinal Tap: "yes, that's a little too F#%* much perspective!"
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    Re: Fall in the Sierras

    I remember that day very well. it was a miracle that many more lives were not lost with the collapse of the Cypress section and the upper deck of the Bay Bridge. There were thousands of guardian...
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    Re: Fall in the Sierras

    Good point about gas delivery in a power outage. if your home is heated with natural gas and/or you cook with it, having a back-up generator for electricity will still leave some gaps in daily...
  8. Re: Lake Tahoe Boat Launch Locations and Hours operation this Winter .

    Hey Captain,

    Thanks for taking the time to get this info out to our angling community.
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    Fall in the Sierras

    Drove through several foothill communities that had the power cut off on our way up Highway 4 yesterday (October 10) to explore, fish and enjoy the beauty of Fall in the Sierras. The great news is...
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    Re: Rio Vista Striper Trip

    "If you’ve got kids or folks who just want action I recommend the trip, but don’t plan on dropping anchor and taking a nap. It’s full time work..."

    That is how it's done! When you are the skipper...
  11. Thread: Gettin There

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    Re: Gettin There

    " ...kinda eyeballin this upcoming storm for gettin the big browns and bows up and active here in the Sierra lakes. Should be gettin really good soon till winter hits. Anyone else gettin excited...
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    Re: rollins update

    What a GREAT line: "It was so bad, the liars didn't even catch anything."

    Thanks for the report. :tennis:
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    Re: Hike to Lower Kinney

    Update: Caltrans will have Highway 4 closed Tuesday and Wednesday of this week (Sept 24, 25) From just east end of Lake Alpine to the gate at Raymond Meadows - effectively nixing a hike into Lower...
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    Re: Hike to Lower Kinney

    Wow. Less than 12 hours: three tag-backs! Thanks you for the info and encouragement. I am going to roust my old fishin' buddy to get up there for a hike. Love the Sierras in the fall. I just need to...
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    Hike to Lower Kinney

    Hey folks, I was reading about Upper and Lower Kinney Reservoirs (Alpine County - the "Kinney Reservoir" that is right on Highway 4 is one of three - the other two are hike-in lakes) on Dave's Sierra...
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    Re: West Delta 9/14/2019

    Thank you, Jack, for all you do to promote fishing in Northern California. Your articles and posts are always fun to read and informative. Thanks also for sharing the pics of the kids. It lifts my...
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    Re: Shaver Kokanee

    Thank you for the report. The picture really is worth a thousand words. Father, son, faithful hound, and a limit of kokes.
    Perfect.
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    Re: Evening Kokanee bite?

    A wise man, your grandfather!
  19. Thread: Oroville 7-02

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    Re: Oroville 7-02

    Wow, that is one monster land-locked salmon! Well done.
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    Re: 7/2/2019 took the young ladys fishing.

    Nice job Mr Ed! Thanks for the report and pics. There is hope for the future due to your generosity and ability to teach!
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    Re: New to Rio Vista Area

    Follow this link to the BassJack site.
    Click on "Tips and Techniques" then click on "Striped Bass"
    Best single source for all things Striped Bass in the Delta
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    Re: Pardee Limit Today (6-28)

    Great report, sir! Thanks for posting. A "wandering mind" is a term that usually carries a negative connotation - like not paying attention to the work at hand- but in the context of your day at...
  23. Thread: Melones 6/12

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    Re: Melones 6/12

    I don't think you need to be retrained. The full moon really does seem to put a damper on the trout/land locked salmon bite. It seems like they party all night and sleep all day. Which is not to say...
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    Re: Mountains to the flat lands.

    Hey Mr. Jeeper, I too was raised in the mountains fishing for trout and kokes, but since moving to the Sacramento region in seemed to me a wasted opportunity to not at least try some striper fishing...
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    Re: Frenchman Lake

    Hey M_C, thank you for the report, the great pics, and for teaching the next generation to love the outdoors. You have a beautiful family, and your granddaughter caught some beautiful fish! Speaking...
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