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Reader Reports: Just another day in the outdoors

Western Outdoor News
Published: Sep 22, 2017

WONews READER REPORTS

 

Reader Report by Jim Briggs, Placerville

 

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One of 18 leopard sharks caught in the south bay Friday, Sept, 15, 2017 by Jim Briggs and Wesley Brough.

 


 

Reader Report by Jeff Hull

 

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Me and my lady Savanna Burkhart decided to fish Lake Cuyamaca the morning of Monday Sept. 18, 2017. We bought some worms and mackeral at the bait store just before 9 a.m. and headed to the west shore 100 yards or so from the buoy line. We both had our trout poles setup with Carolina rigs and 4-pound fluorocarbon. We tossed some worms on #14 hooks and about 30 minutes later, I had caught a good 4- to 5-pound catfish. After catching a couple bluegill in the mix, we decided to cut some mackerel and use a heavier Carolina rig. 2-ounce egg with 8-pound fluorocarbon and #6 treble hook. We were able to cast out a bit farther and after about an hour, we brought in 2 more cats weighing in around 3- to 4 pounds including a white channel cat that blew my mind because I have never seen or heard of one before. After about 11 a.m., we decided we had enough for a few dinners and decided to head out. Thanks for keeping us up to date in the Western Outdoor world!

 


 

Reader Report by Leo Fahmie, Los Angeles


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I went fishing on the Ultra out of 22nd St. Landing on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, when I landed this 27-pound yellowtail fly lined with live sardine at San Clemente Island. Outfit used was an Okuma 7 ft. rod and Okuma M-5II Metaloid 2-Speed.

 


 

Reader Report by Chris Borden, Castaic

 

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Caught limits on the Sea Adventure 80! Sardines, flat falls, and snipers Sept. 13-16, 2017.

 


 

Reader Report by Jason Blake

 

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This was on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 on the New Seaforth half-day a.m. trip. I caught these 5 up to 32 pounds.

 


 

Reader Report by Manuel Aguirre, Ontario

 

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Caught this trout at Silver Lake Resort on Sat., Sept. 16, 2017. I used Berkely pink micetail. Trout weighed in at 4.5 pounds.

 


 

Reader Report by Mark Stiver

 

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Landed trout and the four steelhead on Wed., Sept 13, 2017. Fished with Guide Dale Harper. Used Bug ’n Bubble set up.

 



Reader Report by Mike Vaughan


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I won the 2017 Derby with a 24.15-pound Chinook Salmon on the Hula Girl on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 out of Westport, WA. They’ll present the $10,000 check on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

 


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