KEY TO SYMBOLS
FG=fishing good; FF=fishing fair; FP=fishing poor. OG=outlook good; OP=outlook poor.
STEELHEAD TROUT: CALIFORNIA: New runs are in all coastal streams from Monterey to Klamath; best bets are Eel, South Fork of Eel, Garcia, Noyo and Gualala.
OREGON: Rain is needed to move new run up river; OF. Minestucca is low, clear but inactive; should be hot if water warms a bit. Siuslaw ditto.
WASHINGTON: Puyallup River producing lots of steelhead in 10-pound class. Green River clear, FG, OG. Olympic Peninsula rivers now fishing well with Quinault, Humptulips and Queets good bets.
BRITISH COLUMBIA: Cold weather has most rivers in good shape; try the Coquihalla or the Vedder. On Vancouver Island the Cowichan, Chemainus and Puntledge are producing well, and OG.
SAILFISH: FLORIDA: Big concentration of sails continues from Fort Pierce to the Keys; OG through next week.
MEXICO: With blue water in close at Acapulco charter boats are averaging seven or eight strikes and three or four fish hooked; one marlin boated last week.
BLACK BASS: FLORIDA: Despite cold weather try sinking a live shiner deep in Lake Hatchineha, east of Dundee, or Kissimmee River south of the Lake Wales- Vero Beach highway bridge.
LOUISIANA: Deep-running plugs taking in Old River, Saline Bayou and in Big Bayou.