Since the worms
graze in such places as the family refrigerator, pretending must come hard, but
Mrs. Wood intends to stay in business. At the moment she has high hopes of
marketing her brood through vending machines. She is also busily trying to
produce worms of various colors, has a red model to her credit already.
Knottiest mystery of the current New Jersey trout season is how a bear got into
Flat Brook. The 200-pound beast, very black and very dead, was hauled out of
the river just below Roy Pool. How did the bear die? Game Warden Harry J.
Morrison suggested that it may have been done in by trout. "We have been
stocking some big savage fish this spring," he said.
(or opens); SC—season closed (or closes).
C—clear water; D—water dirty or roily; M—water muddy.
N—water at normal height; SH—slightly high; H—high; VH—very high; L—low;
WT50—water temperature 50�.
FG—fishing good: FF—fishing fair; FP—fishing poor; OG—outlook good; OF—outlook
fair; OP—outlook poor
CALIFORNIA: Lower Colorado River reservoirs nearing peak as spawning season has
started, and OVG. Shasta Lake picking up, but debris from tributary floods
largemouth bass over 10 pounds taken from Mohave last week; best fishing in
history of the lake, says spy.
sportsmen getting excellent sport, with bass averaging over four pounds in
False River (former channel of the Mississippi, now landlocked). Live crawfish
fished on bottom get best results. Lacassine Waterfowl Refuge continues to
provide fine fishing, with spin-fishermen taking bass to 6� pounds on lures,
Stocking of fresh ponds at Buxton, on Cape Hatteras, three years ago with
largemouth fingerlings by state Wildlife Resources Commission is paying off
with easy limits of pan-size bass, but best fishing last week was at East Lake
on Dare County mainland. OG and improving as bass are starting to feed on
surface and will take floating fly rod lures and popper plugs.
Bull Shoals (upper part) is clear, and although water is about 26 feet low FVG
and OVG. Best fish are being taken on lead-head plugs bounced along bottom in
30-foot depth but top-water lures are also producing nicely. Lake Taneycomo H,
M, FP, OP.
Despite dingy water Lake Murray is yielding limit catches of 2-to 3-pound bass;
high winds blew most fishermen into sheltered coves last week, but OG.