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4C Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter erles The Stockton Record, a northern pike. daily newspaper with a cir- "Well, the pike have been culation of 42,500 that covers eradicated, and the Depart- the Stockton and San ment of Fishand Game, inan Joaquin areas, ran a piece in effort to return Lake Davis to its July 21 edition highlight- its legendary form, has re- ing the fishing at Lake Davis leased a million trout -tro- and Bucks Lake. phies, catchable-sized and Outdoor columnist Peter fingerlings - to jump start the Ottesen named Lake Davis fishery and draw throngs of as his top trout fishing loca- sport anglers back to Plumas tion this summer, and helist- County. The lake's rich ed Bucks Lake as the next en- aquatic food chain will take try of his top 10. care of the rest. The following is an excerpt "All totaled, these attribut- from Ottesen's column, es make Lake Davis my No. 1 which highlighted 10 of Call- trout fishing spot this sum- fornia's premier fishing des- met. tinations: "What follows are my per- "With a fading light and aserial picks that round out slight breeze, the outlet of theTop 10. Freeman Creek was alive "Bucks Lake - Set 17 miles with rainbow trout, many in from Quincy, this lake boasts the 14- to 20-inch class. They some amazing trout, includ- voraciously struck olive ing mackinaw to 20 pounds green woolly buggers with and brown to 16 pounds. sparkle that were being There also is no end to catch- towed by fly fishers in float able-sized rainbows and tubes, brookies, plus an up-and- "Sound like a scene fromcomingkokanee fishery your favorite lake decades' "Set at just above 5,000 feet ago? Think, again, in Plumas National Forest, "This was the scene last Bucks Lake is drop-dead week at Lake Davis, formerly pretty and offers wonderful known as the "best mountain campsites. In summer trout impoundment in Call-trollers and bank anglers fornia." At least, before it have equal chances. Access was taken over by exotic is free." FISHING REPORT Frenchman Lake Lake Almanor , crickets, salmon eggs, worms Weather has been excellent For bank fishing, try fish- and Panther martins. for fishing this past week. ing the jetties in Prattville The Hex hatch is happening Mary Putnam of Trinidad and the usual Hamilton onAlmanor and thegood spot caught a 17-inch rainbow Branch with SW10 Kastmas-by the powerhouse on Butt trout using nightcrawlers ters or nightcrawlers. Crick- Lake is now open. The power- while trolling near Turkey ets are working also, catching house is reported running. On Point. browns and rainbows of de- Eagle Lake, try Eagle's Nest Best time to fish is early cent size. The dam might be a and Wildcat area with a bob- morning. In the afternoon good spot. her and a nightcrawler. There you need to go at least 20 - 30 For boat fishing, trollers have been some good reports. feet deeper, are taking fish with red/gold Call Roger Keeling for Fishermen have been using Speedy Shiners and various guide service 284-6429. nightcrawlers, PowerBait, Rapalas -- add carp spit or Report courtesy of The marshmallows and various trophy trout. Go down 10- 30 Sports Nut; 258-3327 lures of green or yellow, and feet along the east or west medium or large in size. shores for good-sized browns Middle Fork Feather Call for current updates and rainbows. There have Fishing moving water best 993-4683. been many excellent reports bet. Two rivers by Jamison Report courtesy of Wiggin's by the dam for salmon with Creek or other cold water in- Trading Post; 993-4683 anchovy tails (sardines) with flows into the Feather. Lake Davis size #1 or #2 octopus hook a As of July 23, the fishing at few cranks offthe bottom.Lakes Basin Lake Davis is OK. Smallmouth is picking up Gold Lake -- Jigging off of If you're trolling, then the as the weather improves at Dick Nite is doing well. The the points and drop-offs all Rocky Point-Buzz Bombs. pink sock eye slammer is also around the lake with various Trolling needlefish, flashers w/crawlers, wedding rings a hit. Watch out for weeds, rubber worms and maybe a they seem to be a problem brush hog. Also try crickets 10-15-ft. producing fish. right now. on a size 10 baitholder with Salmon Lake - Fishing the The damsels are still 3/0 split shot 12" from your cove by the outlet seeing limits. around so watch for them. hook. Power bait, inflated crawlers, Shore fishing is still a hit or For fly fishing, at Hamilton and gold Kastmasters. miss. When the damsels Branch try Woolly Buggers. Packer Lake-Stocked week hatch, you can find it hard to At Almanor, use pond smelt of July 11. land any fish. and caddis. Try Cooper Johns Sardine Lake - Stocked Ju- The nightcrawlers and at Deer Creek and streamer ly 18. PowerBait are still doing well. patterns at Butt Lake. For Report courtesy of Ace Report courtesy of Sierra Su- Feather, River, use stoneflies. Mountain Hardware & per Stop/Dollard's; 832-5251 On rivers and streams, try Sports," 836-2589 I Volleyball clinic coming Feather River College will host a volleyball clinic for seventh- through 12th- graders this Monday -- Thursday, Aug. 2 - 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. The cost of the four-day camp is $100 per player. If 10 or more players from the same team sign up, the cost is $75 per player. Each camper must pro- vide her own insurance. Parents or guardians will be billed for any medical ex- penses, Campers should wear comfortable athletic attire and appropriate court shoes. They should also bring volleyball kneepads, a water bottle and a snack. Campers should leave all valuables such as jewelry and electronics at home. Check-in on the first day of the clinic will take place from 8:45-9 a.m. at FRC. If campers are interested in staying overnight, con- tact coach Sarah Ritchie to make arrangements. To register or for more information, contact Ritchie at 283-0202, ext. 220. EXCAVATIO N i,~ ............ ~i~, Vern & Marion Roberts, owners of Roberts Truck & Tractor, located in Greenville, have been in business for 1 1 years. Vern has been in the construction business for most of his life. .Marion was working for Bob's Fine Foods in Quincy when she met Vern. They married in 1994, leaving their hometown to work with a construction company in Lodi. ADVERTISING While this company was working at the prison in Susanville, they spent several years on the road and eventually came backto Reno.ln 1998, they started their own business out of Reno and eventually came home to incorporate their business serving Plumas, Lassen, Reno, Nevada, and surrounding areas. Their motto is "If we can't dig it up or bury it, it can't be done!" Roberts Truck & Tractor, Inc. General Engineering Contractor Excavation Demolition Site Prep Paving Sealing * Striping Road Building, Concrete Sand Gravel Water ~ Septic Systems Vern & Marion I Rberts kI Open 6am-Gpm Men-Sat I-- Office: (530) 284-6465 : Mobile: (530) 375-7465 .... Box 99, Greenville, CA 95947 NV l_ic. #49911. CA Lic. #790159 ffyou are interested in advertising in this section please call your local sales representative. To place your advertisement call: ***,, In the Quincy area 550-283-0800 **** In the Greenville & Chester areas 530-258-3115 ***,, In the Portola area 530-832-4646 AUTO GLASS AUTO REPAIR CARPET/FLOORING BUTCHER i 36 years experience Windshield Repair & Replacement 2140 E. Main St. Quincy D Auto Techtronics Professional I( Car& Trilck Repair 213 Danny Ct. E. Quincy Ouality & Convenience 2400 HP Dyne Oynamics Transmissions dyn 4-wheel alignment~ Official smog station Official Lamp & Brake station Minor & Maj0r engine repair foreign & domestic Corey's Auto Repair & Smog 2115 E. Main St., Quincy I}eorge' Mobile tlaughtering and Custom Butchering Curn S WCE Beef Swine Lamb Goats Wild Game Oeorge Wastbrool . BUTCHER/SLAUGHTERMAN 530-283-3726 530-249-5757 813'Chandler Rd. 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