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2C Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2001 Bulletin ProgresSi~,~ I Lake Davis Fishing in general is rated slow; however, there is good news. The suspended algae particles that have been af- fecting visibility are almost gone. The water surface tem- perature is beginning to drop. The temps on Aug. 2 were running from 68 to 69 de- grees, thanks to the trend of cool nights Shore: Fish early or late. Power- Bait or inflated night crawlers are baits of choice. The best areas are Mallard, Fairview and Eagle Point. Camp Five will begin produc. ing, as it is a traditionally good area in the fall. Trolling: Rated slow for most. Judge John Ball has been reporting good results by trolling two .colors of lead core 120 feet be- hind the boat. John has been using J. Fair trolling flies, size No. 6, in cinnamon and the Hot One. Fly-flshlngiL Rated slow, but, as always, there is an exception. J. Fair, his son, Glen, and Randy Siever have been doing well in the late evening. On Aug. 17, they landed 20 fish. The good news is that some of these fish are running in the 5-6-pound class. They are fish- ing the north end of the lake after the sun goes off the wa- ter, through dark. The Honker Cove boat ramp will be closed for pairs Aug. 14-31. The Camp Five ramp is scheduled to be open. Central Plumas Rec. and Parks District Adult Softball League Standings Through Friday, Aug. 3 " C-1 Division--Men's ~ Losses 1. Stoney's 10 6 2. Environmental Alternatives (EA.) 13 3 3. Capital Clubbers 13 3 4. Dickens Well Drilling/STF Constructions 1 15 5. Meadow Valley Church 2 14 C-2 Division--Men's ~ 6. Blazers 10 6 7. Bonedry 12 4 8. Make 7 3 12 9. Bud R.T. 6 9 10. Bucks Lake Lodge 8 8 Coed Limhtnin2 Division ~ 11. Masterbatters 10 2 12. Mt. Huff 9 3 13. Bonedry 3 9 14. Paxton 6 6 Coed Thunder Division Losses 15. Code Blue 3 9 16. Wllburn Construction 7 5 17. Purple "D" Hoots 3 9 Women's Division Losses 18. Ava Tasmanian Devils 6 3 19. Barlow's Babes 1 6 20. Capital Cubs 4 4 21. Rusty's 5 4 22. Sweet Heat 5 4 r Photo Bonedry won the men's C-2 adult softball title, finishing 12-4. Gary Dubois, Wayne Johannson, DusUn Vert, Dave Peters, Jeff Churchill and Alan Baitinger. Bottom row, from left: Loren SUtes, Darrel Chapman, Marie Albarron and Terry Farley. Eagle Lake Marina Despite being somewhat slower over the weekend as the full moon set in, the ma- jority of Eagle Lake anglers continued to catch trout, but with fewer llmlts.being~rq- porte . "rrout-m-e vera t between 2 and 5 pounds. ~ Use of night crawlers, both trolling and still-fishing from boats, continues to be the most productive. Rainbow runners and needlefish, with or without flashers, ran a close second. Anglers contin- ue to indicate best results at depths ranging from 25 to 40 feet. Eagles Nest continues as the most productive area with Wildcat Point to Shrimp Island also producing. Trollers are using lead core line or downriggers to main- tain the deeper depths. Best results typically occur in ear. ly morning hours. Eagle Lake is a noted excep- tion among Northern Califor- nia lakes as it continues to maintain excellent water lev- els. Boating access is excel- lent. Conditions for water recreation are tremendous. The lake offers a good hal. ance between water sports and fishing. Campers can make reserva- tions for Eagle Lake by call- ing, toll free: 1-877-444-6777. Over 200 campsites are avail- able on a first-come, first-serves basis. For specific camping information, call 530- 825-3212. For updated fishing and boating informa. tion, call Eagle Lake Marina at 530-825.3454. #Rt32318. ~le ~ Vllley ~llllr- volt Trout are plentiful both from shore and boat. Use worms, PowerBait and corn. Fish size is from 12-15 inches. For kokanee, good catches happen just before sunrise and after sunset. Fish size is from 8 to 10 inches. Browns are still elusive. Try in 25 to 35 feet of water on the north end of the lake. Use Ford fender or leaded line with deep lures or corn on a treble hook. Eighteen to 24 inch fish are being caught. Your NolBhborhood NIIRT/RENTAL CAR Headquarters Great Value1 Dig Select|onl Fast Servicel "90 GM SUBURBAN ;so. e. b,4. m. vs. A/C, tilt, cruise, P/W/L, P/S, AM/FM ass., tow pklF, #$14750 ..., ........... PORO ONTOUR sns o,o.. , cruise, P~V/L P/S, AM/FM cass., 17,000 mien,//145113 ' Check Out Our I PLUMASNEWS.COM 611 Main St.. Car Lot, 40 N. Roop St. a Sale expires 8-28-01 All prices plus tax, lic. & dec. fees