Tag Archives: Fishing

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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Wild Cucumber, Trout and Pictographs

Wild cucumber (Marah macrocarpus, previously called Echinocystis macrocarpa), also known as Manroot or Bigroot, was called molo’wot’ in Barbareño Chumash and chilicote in Spanish. Got it? “And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah; for … Continue reading

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Salmon River, Idaho

The Salmon River, which is the second largest tributary of the Snake River, is also known as The River of No Return. ©Clint Elliott “The Salmon River Canyon is one of the deepest gorges in North America, deeper even than … Continue reading

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50 Pound White Seabass

Summertime means white seabass slayin’ fish taco time. A 50 pound whitey shot in the Pacific wilderness.

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