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OREGON: Fish now in Nestucca River in good numbers, and one 18-pound 4-ounce fish taken near Beaver; egg clusters or red yarn best lure as river is clear and falling. Columbia River is L. C at Umatilla FG below McNary Dam.
WEAKFISH: FLORIDA: Speckled weaks filling rivers in northeast Florida; live shrimp most-favored bait (At St. Augustine, Mantanzas River hot south of Bridge of Lions especially creeks along east bank and shoal near hospital on west bank. Terra Ceia and McGill Islands (north of Bradenton) and all bays in Tampa vicinity producing weaks to two pounds, with redheaded plug-cum-bucktail hottest lure.
LOUISIANA: Big catches of "white trout" reported around deepwater oil platforms in gulf off Grand Isle; lakes Pontchartrain Borgne and Katherine producing good catches, and OG next week
TROUT: NEVADA: Pyramid Lake still producing five-and six-pound rainbows (with top fish 12 pounds) as result of '51 flood on Truckee River; rainbows planted at six inches last March being taken up to 16 inches; phenomenal growth indicates this once world-famous water believed washed up since late '40s has made great comeback
BRITISH COLUMBIA: FG on upper Cowichan River for browns and rainbows. Coastal lakes holding up, and OG while weather stays warm.
PACIFIC SALMON: CALIFORNIA: Smith River hot with moochers taking scores of chinooks up to Bailey Riffle; silvers showing too as most other popular waters petered out (except off Golden Gate, where trollers found few fish over 20 pounds but many limits).
OREGON: FG for silvers in upper reaches of Umpqua tidewater and OG for trollers unless threatening storm center moves in.
ONTARIO: Streamer flies produced 15 walleyes between seven and 11 pounds for a party of four in the Talbot River near Gamebridge last week.