April Fools Day on the Lake

I had such high hopes for todays fishing with some great reports on the lake in the last few days. Vaughn had a stellar day a few days ago landing over 20 fish with some big ones-three on the reel. Steve H was anxious to catch any fish in the big lake so we decided…

The Big Big Lake

The usual scenario is that the fish in San Luis Reservoir average larger than the fish in the Forebay even though they are harder to catch. With the lake twice as full as it has been the last 6 years, that rule no longer applies. Several of the regulars fished the lake yesterday with varying…

Dorothy Zinky on O’Neill Forebay

  There are some flyfishing friends that I have known almost my whole life and Dorothy Zinky is one of those friends.  Today we fished the Oneill Forebay  together and had great day.  The solonar tables predicted a 9:30AM  peak and the three star nearly windless day,  but last weeks heavy rains and the really…

Forebay Frenzy

  The forebay was empty today except for me and Tubin’ Louie.  I finally met Tim Anderson a couple weeks ago fishing with Luke Sing and it was a meeting long overdue.  Ive seen him on the lake for years and he fishes the forebay almost weekly.    After exchanging phone numbers with him,  we…

No Hitter – Cubs Win, Cubs Win

The Cubs Finally made it to the World Series and Monkeys have not flown out of my Butt. The good old Cubs are not losers anymore and they dont SUCK!  After moving back to the land of the Giants  over 30 years ago, I still remember those winless bleacher seat games in lightless Wrigley back…

How to cure the Post Amazon Blues

It’s hard to come back from a fantastic trip and return to the regular world. Im not talking about work. Im talking about fishing in the northern hemisphere where the fish are normal size and the insects actually respond to DEET, and where you can drink tap water. I am addicted to the exotic fishing…