WEAKFISH: NORTH CAROLINA: Morehead City-Beaufort waters providing fast fishing for tide-running sea trout in channels of sound and near harbors and causeways, and OG through next week.
FLORIDA: FG in most bays of inlets of west coast, with fish improving in quantity and quality. Editors C. H. Hamilton of Richmond (Va.) News Leader and Peyton Winfree of Lynchburg (Va.) News and Daily Advocate took 24 speckled sea trout on flats of upper Old Tampa Bay last week.
LOUISIANA: FF in Vermilion Bay below New Iberia and will improve as winter progresses.
SAILFISH: MEXICO: 140-pound sail boated Nov. 20 at Acapulco. Charter boats are averaging 4 to 7 strikes daily, and OG while fine weather continues.
FLORIDA: FG from Palm Beach to Miami Beach with most fish under 50 pounds and no real keepers reported.
TROUT: IDAHO: Lake Pend Oreille's season closed Nov. 30 not with a whimper but a bang as three trout over 25 pounds and many from 10 to 20 pounds were derricked from this fabulous fishery in last days of season.
CALIFORNIA: FG for rainbows in Shasta and Almanor lakes, both open year round. (Shasta has fair kokanees, too.)