IDAHO: Light snow in mountains, water N and C, and FVG for fly-fishermen, particularly on No. 12 Renegades. Last week C. A. Rockwell of Boise, flinging Renegades and Grey Hackles, took his limit of 16-to 18-inch rainbows from Middle Fork of Boise near Twin Springs; and on South Fork of Payette, Douglas Hawkins of Tallahassee, Fla. filled his creel with 12-to 14-inch trout which couldn't resist Renegades and Double Grey Hackle Yellows; OVG. Lake Pend Oreille Kamloops and Dolly Vardens emerging from summer lethargy and striking No. 5 Johnson Kokanee Spoon. Kokanee don't seem to be enamored with Kokanee Spoon. Prefer trolled red and white Dardevles in small sizes; OVG.
CALIFORNIA: OVG in Owens and East Walker as 5-to 10-pound brown trout move up with no discernible sophistication when it comes to large flies and spinners.
STRIPED BASS: MASSACHUSETTS: OVG/FVG at all famous Cape Cod striper bailiwicks. Nauset Beach surf casters beaching bulls on Stan Gibbs White Darter with bucktail. Small Upperman Bucktail last week hoodwinked 27 bass in Cape Cod Canal for Mike Sylvestri of Boston. Cape subdued last week, however, when Boston Harbor produced a 62-pound striper for Bob Smith of Topsfield, Mass. during a night's fishing from Point Allerton.
MARYLAND: Eastern Shore spy advises secret to frenzied bass angling is to know man with clamming rig. Fishing from a dredge recently, Bill Burton of Baltimore landed 287 school bass in one day and released all but two. One-to 3-pounders are being taken by casting small Shad Darts or bucktails on side opposite dredging rigs, while smaller fish partial to hook baited with mano clam snout dropped right next to dredge. Stripers follow dredges to pick up smashed clams while anglers fish from dredges to pick up stripers. Larger fish to 9 pounds now near Bay Bridge and Love Point in Chesapeake Bay. Most anglers leaning to small Darts and spinners tailed with pork rind, but cut pork rind strip long and thin; OVG.
STURGEON: BRITISH COLUMBIA: Fish dealer Richard Buckholtz of Whonock, B.C. visited Fraser River last week with bamboo pole and 50-pound test line, and after 4�-hour marathon, in which friendly onlooker participated, beached a 480-pound sturgeon; OG for the stout of heart equipped with friendly onlookers.