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TUNA: CALIFORNIA: Bluefin tuna run on off Catalina. OG.
MASSACHUSETTS: No school tuna have shown up yet and few big ones have been caught in traps for the latest start in some years.
NEW JERSEY: School fish reported 70 miles SE by E off Barnegat Lightship, too far to reach. No recent reports of giant tuna.
TROUT: OREGON: Streams on west slope of Cascades offering good fly-fishing with Santiam and McKinzie rivers best. Rainbows and cutthroats to 16 inches taking wet flies in afternoon, dry flies in evening. OG. Lower Columbia steelheading good with run of summer fish now being taken from sandbars.
COLORADO: All the news was not good for Ike last week, for it was revealed that in order to supply Denver with more water the President's favorite fishing spot, St. Louis Creek, just west of Fraser, will be virtually dried up, and Ike will have to get there before mid-August for one last go at the brawly little stream. Anyone looking for big ones might do well to try the Roaring Fork up near Aspen. Lee Holmes of Littleton got a 9�-pound brown near Carbon-dale on a salmon egg and a spinning outfit. Took him 45 minutes to land the lunker. State streams: Roaring Fork and Frying Pan C and FG, OG to excellent. All forks of South Platte L, C and F to G with OG. Gunnison L, C, FF, OG. Grand Mesa lakes FF and OG. Lower Colorado and tributaries affected by heavy general rain Saturday M, FP but clearing fast, FF higher up.
PENNSYLVANIA: SC July 31. going out with a whimper under one of worst heat waves ever.
WASHINGTON: Ross Lake again reported fine fishing this week with lures productive for big rainbows which were also reported snatching at pieces of steak. Pierce and Thurston county lakes FF, OF. High lakes still iced in above 5.000 feet. NE Washington good for rainbows in Waits. Williams, Badger and Curlew lakes. Tomyhoi will come out of snow coming week. Devotees here build rafts, push out from shore and fly-fish for well-stocked brookies. OG.
CALIFORNIA: Thundershowers, cloudbursts in some high Sierra regions, including Tioga Pass area, lessened forest fire hazards, raised streams, but OG. Hot spots Sierra East slope last week: Upper Big Pine Creek lakes near Palisade Glacier where fly-fishing belatedly at peak. Golden trout hitting flies at French Canyon lakes with easy limits to 16 inches. Summer steelhead run Klamath. Trinity rivers picking up. Middle Fork Eel sizzling for fair rainbows.
MICHIGAN: Upper Michigan agent reports experimenting with ice cubes on 5-X fished wet as worst drought since '36 has hit area. OP until considerable rain.
MAINE: Hot, humid weather drove fish down all over state and fishermen reported confined to cabins comforting themselves in usual way.