Wrapping up the Year at the Lake

 Both kids came home and are on mini vacations today leaving me free to fish. Mia and Ryan are in Napa for a couple days and Mark is with Phoebe skiing at Whistler. It was a perfect day to hit the lake. The temps got up to 72 degrees today even though the truck…

A thousand cast per fish…..

It’s possible that today was the last fishing day of the year. The lake is super hard now with nobody getting much fish and much effort. The trollers and gear guys were shrugging their shoulders. The cleaning station garbage cans were empty at 3:00 in the afternoon. But despite how slow it was today, the…

December gets challanging

Sunday-December 10, 2017: As the water cools down on the lake in December,  so too the fishing at San Luis Reservoir.   Despite alot of talk about surface boils in the coves at daybreak,  I wasn’t able to score early in the morning.   I did see one legit boil near the shoreline in the morning but…