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PENNSYLVANIA: Fishing in doldrums, with water in all streams extremely L and WT high. Those anglers who do venture out find going tough, as most streams are clogged with algae. Commission announced that season would be extended to Oct. 31 on 29 lakes in commonwealth, including Wallenpaupack, Pike County, and Harvey's, Luzerne County.
NEW MEXICO: FVG in early morning in northern mountains but daily afternoon showers keep most streams M. Majority of bait-fishermen are getting limits along Chama, Brazos and Red rivers, but size not braggable. Streams are so heavily stocked that Albuquerque agent advises that any serious angler can catch quantity if not quality. Fly-fishermen beginning to get good results in high lakes. Water C at Blue, Houseshoe, Latir and Bear lakes, with an hour spent both at dawn and sundown recommended. Continued rains, however, mean that anglers should make local inquiries concerning road conditions.
MICHIGAN: All streams L and C with FP for browns on Manistee, Au Sable, Pere Marquette, Boardman during daylight, FG at evening with variations due to local hatches. FF for rainbows on Manistee and Whiskey Run through Fife Lake Forest.
COLORADO: OG with finest reports from Pagosa Springs, Bayfield and Durango areas where streams have receded from recent flood conditions. Steamboat Springs, Gunnison, Salida-Leadville, Grand Mesa and Eagle areas also have submitted heartening forecasts.
ATLANTIC SALMON: NEW BRUNSWICK: Veteran observer reports FG on main south, northwest and little southwest Miramichi past week. Restigouche kill poor early in week on account of heavy rains and peaty water but OG. Bonaventure and Upsalquitch providing many fine fish. Water H.
TARPON: LOUISIANA: Local enthusiast reports tarpon plentiful along eastern coast and in Lake Pontchartrain but nobody having much luck with them. Offshore fish apparently sated by big run of bait fish and spurning even most ingenious lures and talented means.
FLORIDA: Fishing from Carrabelle to Apalachicola best ever, with monstrous schools hitting anything remotely resembling a lure. Anglers out for blues and mackerel on flats have been most agreeably surprised at sudden attacks of silverkings. Top tarpon in St. Augustine contest was 171-pounder caught in North River by Leighton Capo, Mayport.