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Compiled by ED ZERN
March 21, 1955
A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources
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March 21, 1955

Fisherman's Calendar

A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

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FG=fishing good; FF = fishing fair; FP=fishing poor.
OG=outlook good; OP=outlook poor.

STEELHEAD TROUT: BRITISH COLUMBIA: Fresh runs and fair fishing reported from Salmon, Bear and Cowichan rivers on Vancouver Island. On the mainland, Vedder has been producing limits of fish to 18 pounds. Outlook patchy, with fair late fishing still to come.


WASHINGTON: FP generally but Satsop, Wynoochee and lower Cowlitz expect new runs.

TARPON: FLORIDA: Advance platoons of west coast migration have arrived at Boca Grande; Robert E. Strawbridge of Philadelphia and Cloetis Keating of Locust Valley, N.Y. led last week's early-bird anglers with 70-and 73-pounders respectively; OG and improving through April. Ten Thousand Island area reports tarpon on the move and smacking trolled baits.

BLACK BASS: CALIFORNIA: Havasu Lake is hot, with live bait best bet and bass running to 8 pounds. With high winds slacked off and shirtsleeve weather, OG on all Colorado River reservoirs from Mead to Martinez.

NORTH CAROLINA: FG with live bait in Currituck and Albemarle sounds, especially Kitty Hawk area, and coastal ponds. OG.

MISSOURI: Upper part of Lake Bull Shoals produced several limits last Saturday with most big bass still in deep water; outlook is excellent. FG and OG at Lake Norfork (upper end), with deep-running plugs favored by local experts.

TENNESSEE: Lakes which have been low for three years are rising with recent rains, and OG throughout state. Norris, Fort Loudoun, Watts Bar, South Holston, Cherokee and Douglas lakes also report FG, OG.

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