TEAL: MINNESOTA: Only FF with BW but Bill Schuehle of Faribault borrowed shotgun and nine shells to try luck for first time, spied five teal in pothole, fired one shot, got five teal. Returned gun and eight shells and had limit 20 minutes after season opened. Mrs. Alva A. Baker of Inger didn't get limit but still claims she had fun. She shot one hell-diver, one rice hen, two decoys and fell in the water.
BRANT: NEW JERSEY: Duckers blood pressure up as local spy reports brant by the thousand on east coast bays from Barnegat Bay to Cape May with a specially heavy concentration on Great Bay; SO November 3 and OVG.
CANVASBACK: MARYLAND: Population seems up and although there is only SF now prognosticators predict EG with GDW by next week when SO.
PINTAIL: LOUISIANA: State advises 93,000 pintail available as SO November 1, but dry weather prevails. Rains helped last weekend, but until drought is really broken, landowners in southwest areas of state pump water into dried up farm ponds, and ducks fight to pitch in. For them OVG.
SO—season opened (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; R—rising; F—falling.
WT50—water temperature 50�.
FG—fishing good; FF—fishing fair; FP—fishing poor; OVG—outlook very good; OG—outlook good; OF—outlook fair; OP—outlook poor
TROUT: NEW MEXICO: State waters L and C but cold nights and sunny days making for frisky fish. Fish and Game Department still stocking; OG.
MICHIGAN: FF on Big Manistee up to Tippy and on Betsy, Platte and South Boardman. OVG as late run of big rainbows not yet underway; OVG.
BRITISH COLUMBIA: Slow fall and mild temperatures in Caribou and Kamloops area herald continued action. Walloper, Lejeune, Jocko, Paul, Badger and other lakes all offering FG with fish to 8 pounds on flies and 12 pounds trolling; for the time being OG.
CALIFORNIA: Deer hunters emerging from Sierra insist trout so hungry they will take bare hooks; OG.