MONTANA: FVG on Yellowstone for 4-to 5-pounders on dry flies. FVG also on Big Hole and Jefferson rivers. OVG, with best fishing of season anticipated through September.
NEW MEXICO: Waters C, since rains have eased in northern mountain areas. FVG at Chavez Creek, Los Pinos, Red, Cimarron, Brazos rivers, Rio Las Vacas and Rio Pueblo for fly-fishermen using small black patterns. Large, aged fish still elusive, but an estimated 80% of anglers are taking their limits of small trout in mountain streams. OVG.
WASHINGTON: Weight limits of sea-run cutthroats common on lower Skagit River. Very large trout, some as long as 20 inches, biting bucktails and night crawlers on spinners in waters around Conway and in fresh-water sloughs. Remote mountain lakes off Baker Lake road in Mt. Baker National Forest lightly fished. Robust spy recommends Blue Lakes chain, Truckway Lake, Watson lakes, Anderson lakes on Anderson Butte and Blum Lake, reached by switchback trails.
TUNA: NOVA SCOTIA: Last week Dr. P. L. Ridall of Williamsport, Pa. hauled in a 715-pounder, the largest of the 13 bluefins taken on rod and reel off Wedgeport so far this season. Dr. J. G. Nel of Transvaal, South Africa caught his second tuna in a week, a 673-pounder, rehearsing for his role as a member of the British team at the International Tuna Cup Match this week.
TARPON: TEXAS: Fishermen out of Freeport attest to large tarpon at mouth of New River. FG especially in early morning when small boats can navigate surf there. FF at Port Aransas jetties for an occasional small fish. L. G. Clay of Dallas caught six there last week, three in one morning. OG.