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FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR
February 18, 1957
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
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February 18, 1957

Fisherman's Calendar

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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

STEELHEAD: WASHINGTON: Long-awaited thaw moving frisky new runs up rivers from salt water. Steelies rolling and jumping, rivers rising colored with snow melt and light rains, but setback in store if rain continues. Nooksack River's top drift Mount Baker schoolhouse at Deming, where anglers are hauling them out up to 20 pounds on red bead and fluorescent yarn. Skagit almost ice-free, with drifters hitting from Lyman on downstream. Toutle, Cowlitz, Kalama. Puyallup. Nisqually, upper reaches of Yakima, confluence of Naches, Humptulips good bets. FG/OG throughout steelhead slope

OREGON: FG with warmer weather. Sandy and Clackamas rivers best bets. Coastal streams H and R but falling. OG.

BRITISH COLUMBIA: Cold still holds streams L and C, with several iced up, but falling glass, south winds have warmed things. FF to G on Quinsam, Big Qualicum, Cowichan. FF on Vedder. Little Campbell tops. OG if thaw is slow.

PACIFIC SALMON: CALIFORNIA: Chinooks averaging 15 pounds being taken on Sacramento between Redding and Los Molinos.

BRITISH COLUMBIA: Springs to 25 pounds being boated off Cape Mudge. FG at Pender Harbor; Horseshoe Bay fair, but dogfish in. OF/G.

WASHINGTON: Blackmouth biting at East Sound and Obstruction Pass. Good-sized springs also running off San Juan Island. FG/OG in Puget Sound, with catches to 14 not uncommon.

BONEFISH: BAHAMAS: FG as fish running in hungry schools. Week's largest in Bahamas' tournament 10-pound, 12-ouncer taken off Andros by N. T. Balling, Farmington, Pa.

FLORIDA: Key West agent reports plenitude of bones on flats. Frew Morton. San Francisco, caught 10-pounder on eight-pound spinning tackle in 15 minutes off Key Largo.

TARPON: FLORIPA: FVG/OVG as tarpon are rolling ahead of schedule throughout Keys, due to long spell of warm weather. Robert W. Goetz, Monroe, Wisconsin, fishing out of Whale Harbor on Upper Keys, landed 61-pounder after hour and a half on eight-pound spinning gear.

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