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[*] posted on 10/3/19 at 20:20 Reply With Quote
Last Bishop Trip



Headed out Wednesday at 5 AM with the Owens around 300.
Hoping I could find some slow water.
But first I need a big power breakfast from the Alabama Hills Cafe.
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MMMMMM
Hit the water 11:00ish with a rain falling. So I had a chance to try my new Simms rain jacket. It worked and I stayed dry.
I found a Midge hatch going on in some slower water and it was time to fish a dry fly that I could not see. But I landed 3 fish on a dry. All 8 to 9 inches. then it was slowing down so I went up rive to try some nymphing. and I landed this 14 incher.
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Finished the day with 6 fish.
The next day was sunny and I was waiting for some of the LBCC crew to show. So I fished in the morning on the dark side.
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Tom showed up we started to work on his fly fishing game.
HE GOT ONE!
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And then so did I.
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I had a great time teach someone to fly fish better.
The last day my wife and I headed to the Gorge middle power plant for a hike/fishing expedition.
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At power plant #2 the DWP is installing a sluce for running water around the power plant. I ask what they where doing and why. Here is the what the works said.
Its for the fish its a fish ladder!
BS the DWP does not do anything for fish Or fisher persons. I don't know what or why but it is not for us.
On to fish in the Gorge I saw some nice little guys and then caught a nice 12incher. In the Gorge that was COOL!
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Then on the way out 2 on drys.
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What fun trip with some rough water conditions.
Time to think about Halibuts and Corbina!

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[*] posted on 10/3/19 at 21:13 Reply With Quote


nicely done mark! looks you put that power breakfast to good use. heard the water level was high but didn't seem to bother you too much. what was the hot fly? great report
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[*] posted on 14/3/19 at 06:53 Reply With Quote


Nice photos and story, Mark. Can't wait to start joining you .....
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