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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, June 27, 2012 5C Fishing pressure light Frenchman Lake Michael Condon Staff Writer Internet@plumasnews.com " "I've gone fishing thou- sands of times in my life, and I have never once felt unlucky or poorly paid for those hours on the water." --William Tapply Lake Almanor Surface water tempera- tures had been moving into the high 60s, but have now dropped a bit with the re- cent cool and windy weath- er. This will keep the fish scattered throughout the lake just a bit longer. Fishing pressure is light. Strong winds this past weekend probably had a lot to do with that. Scattered fish coupled with very abun- dant feed, mostly insects, have anglers working a lit- tle longer for their catch. According to Doug Neal of Almanor Fishing Adven. tures, the fish are snacking on small portions all day. Doug has had the most suc- cess trolling Speedy Shin- ers, or threaded crawlers be- hind Strike Master dodgers. Most of his fish are rain- bows in the 2-pound range. He is also picking up a few salmon along the west shore. Insect hatches are abun- dant, mostly mayflies and midges. The Hexagenia are hatching on the west shore, mostly by the dam where they usually show up irst. Fishing pressure has been light so reports are scarce this week. Night crawlers and rain- bow PowerBait are still the most productive. Fish are starting to move deeper as the water warms. Trollers are doing well with rooster tails and night crawler flasher combina- tions. Fly anglers are find- ing fish with woolly buggers and Jay Fair Wiggle Tail Nymphs. For the most up-to-date in- formation, call Wiggins Trading Post at 993-4683. They also have all the fish- ing and camping gear you might need. Lake Davis Lake level is at 80 percent; Water temperatures are in the low to mid-60s. Fishing continues to be good accord- ing to the folks at J&J Griz- zly Store and Camping Re- sort. Eagle POint continues to be hot. PowerBait or inflat- ed night crawlers are pro- ducing for shore anglers. Fly-fishing from Eagle Point to Freeman has been good. Assorted nymphs, damselflies and woolly bug- gers have all been reported to be doing well. Trollers working between and to the west of the is- lands with Needlefish are finding some nice fish. MADDEN Butt Lake The powerhouse is run- ning, the smallmouth are biting and the Hex are hatching. Fishing pressure is light. That sounds like an invitation to me. Bucks Lake Fishing pressure has been light, in part because of wind. Kokanee mixed with a few browns and rainbows are being caught by trollers. The Mill creek and Bucks Creek inlets are the most productive spots. The kokanee are onthe small side, but that is normal for this time of the season. Streams The North Fork Feather is fishing well, according to Tom Maumoynier of Lake Almanor Fly Fishing Co. (258-3944). Tom says that nymphs Championship golfer Maddy Lehr, a sophomore in high schonl, participates in the Oklahoma state golf championships. Lehr is the granddaughter of Del and Donna Lehr, of Indian Valley, and Nansi Bohne, of Quincy. Photo submitted Veterinary Service 131 Stone Ave. Chester 258-7264 are working best. Golden stone flies are hatching in (530) 283-1605 II II 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE the evenings RESIDENTIAL* COMMERCIAL Deer Creek is fishing I well. Nymphs are the best ---'-- . bet in the morning. Mayflies continue to hatch in the late afternoon : ,: Mill Creek is still off- color. The Middle Fork Feather River is in good shape, There are abundant insect hatches from Sloat to Nel- son Creek. The water is still cool enough that fish are not moving up into the tribu- taries yet. The fish may still congregate off the tributary mouths looking for feed delivered by the tributaries. I I QUINCY MOVING Buus II "Please help find II these animals homes." i] 283-0233 II PAWS is a Your contributions are We've got wonderful KITTENS & CATSI Go to www.catspaws.petfinder.org to see all the cats that need homes! Pictured below is just a partial example. If you have an "un-flxed" cat, get her spayed NOW. We have discount certificates for people unable to afford the cost of surgery on their own. 530-258-0323 525 Main St Chester Ver Visit the CATHOUSE - 2453 E. Main, Quincy Dr:a b a, Wl,e, deroh l.t- OVM weo-t'rl lz-3 or ~at zu-z or Call zu i-o4,i,~ is designed to increase even further the chance : --'----" ~ of reuniting you with your lost pet/ ~) ~ Open M - F, 8am - 5pm :'~'~' ~ ~~ 258-4242 ~:~,~ ~!,~JJm 299 Main Street Chester Sl OFFII LILAC PANSY GLADIOLA PET FOOD II lOIb bag or/arger II Wehave16 I 1" kittens ready for adoption! Help give them a home/ JENNY ASHBY All our adult cats are fixed and are current on their shots. private, non-Profit organization supported entirely by individual donations. always welcome and are tully tax-deductible. PAWS - P.O. Box 125, Quincy, .o;;:;; I1"=' CA 95971 in un The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) publicly announced the first phase of its new Science Institute, available for viewing at dfg.ca.gov/Science. "This website is the first part of a multi-phase ap- proach intended to high- light the exceptional work that DFG scientists have been doing for many, many years and support our sci- entific future," said Charl- ton H. Bonham, director of DFG. "Our goal is that this institute will help develop our current scientists pro- fessionally, by increasing skills, resources, collabora. tion and notoriety, as well as attract new scientists {o help us plan for the years ahead." The website launch is phase one of the institute. 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