Tag Archives: Fishing

The Trout

(Author’s note: This story is being republished because of a faulty link in yesterday’s post, which when clicked rendered a “Not Found” memo. Please excuse the double posting if you have already seen this piece. Thank you.) The pool. “Once … Continue reading

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A Skillet Full of Fish

A calico bass might of been the first fish I shot as a kid while spearfishing. They seemed to be the most common, best tasting game in the water at that time. Which merely means that they were largely the … Continue reading

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Steelhead Fishing, Santa Ynez River (1948)

A tributary of the Santa Ynez River which once was the spawning grounds of thirty-inch steelhead. Seventy years ago the Santa Ynez River in Santa Barbara County was known in California as “the most productive of all the little steelhead … Continue reading

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Salmon Choking the Santa Ynez (1896)

Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) (c) Timothy Knepp – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service The following newspaper brief was published in the San Francisco Call on March 11, 1896 and testifies to the way things once were not all that long ago … Continue reading

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Hand Caught Trout in the Sierra

“There’s a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot.” —Steven Wright With our long ago planned outing thoroughly drowned in a week’s worth of forecasted Oregonian rain, we decided on an alternative eleventh hour fallback … Continue reading

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