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Reds, Jacks, and Big Trout 1/27

Windsplitter (Duane) and I went out and braved the fog today. It finally lifted at...the time to come back in.

We were sight fishing reds but they seemed to be a little skittish today. We did manage to put a few small ones in the boat but the bigger ones would simply blow up on the lure and then scatter. The ones we did boat were in nice shape and had that blue tail look.

The trout though were eager to bite, even though we weren't fishing for them, and nice size jacks were in the river.

Nothing spectacular on the reds but a picture to show we did catch them. Biggest trout was 23 inches, next one was 21, and the rest 18 to 20. We kept two gut hooked trout for dinner. Nice day on the water with Duane, as always, and my neighbor joined us making a good day of giving each other a hard time.

"And the ocean is howling for the things that might have been..."


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