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Dissecting the Ultimate Fish Taco….

Grilled Salmon Fish Tacos Taco Tuesday at Rosey’s on the Beach in Morgan Hill  (mispelled on purpose) is one of our favorite cheap dinners of all time.  They serve the best Grilled Salmon Fish Taco for 2 bucks.  Their fish taco was actually  “*Voted best fish taco by the SJ Mercury News* several years ago.   Ive…

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The Lake is on…

Warning- 25 minutes of non stop fish It amazing how fast things can change on San Luis Reservoir.  My last two trips to the forebay and lake left me reluctant to fish there. If not for the fact that yesterday, Steph and Vaughn actually caught fish ,   I wouldn’t have been motivated enough to…

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The Saturday Window of Opportunity

The weather forecast last week for Northern California was RAIN RAIN RAIN for the weekend but around Wednesday, I noticed a lag forming between storms that would give me a good 6-8 hours on Oneill Forebay this morning. I called Steph and Vaughn but I think they were convinced it was going to be bad…

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Mia does another Lifestyle Piece on Your Carolina

  This morning, Mia did another piece for Carolina Today CBS Channel 7 in South Carolina.  She is expanding her blog to include lifestyle and cooking as well as science based nutrition for the masses. Check out www.nutritionbymia.com and her Instagram nutritionbymia and Iphone app Nutritionbymia

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Small Rattled Yellow and White Craft Fur Clousers

These last couple weeks at Oneill Forebay have me exploring size 1 and 2 Craft Fur Clousers that have proven to be exceptionally effective this season.   I have had past success with bucktail closers in the same size and color, but I am beginning to believe that the Craft Fur actually has a better…

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RV Camping Half Moon Bay

Gina and I met our good friends Bob and Marianne for a one day camping trip with the RVs at Half Moon Bay State Park. We booked a Sunday night and found the campsite actually not full. What a great campsite it was with electrical hookups in 40 of the 50 sites, free fast internet,…

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Big Carp and lots of Stripers

Last Thursday, Vaughn emailed me about a great day he had on the Forebay on Wednesday. He said if you could see them on the sonar, you could catch them. It was such a good report, I completely forgot about the terrible day I had last Monday and guessed that the 360 sonar would make…

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Flies that Dart on the Pause

  Last weeks session with Dan Blanton on Oneill Forebay left me experimenting with flies that have action on the pause. He used a fly that featured a brass rattle tied to 80 lb mono that rear weighted a three inch flashtail clouser.   The end of the mono had a burnt knob on the…

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In Touch Shooting Heads

Its been many years now that the most used fly lines that I own for Stripers have been home made  t-14 shooting heads. For a time,  I really liked the integrated fly lines made by Rio and Airflow.  Integrated fly lines are easy to handle, tangle less,  some don’t stretch and they have tapers on the…

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Forget the Alamo

In the biggest choke in Bowl History, the Ducks managed to blow a 31 point halftime lead after loosing there first string QB and Center to injury. Mark was home to watch the game together on Jan 2nd. Its amazing to see how important a center is to the program. Locke the second string QB…