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Tuna fever hits Humboldt
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, JULY 20, 2017

Humboldt County Coast

Tuna fever is spreading quickly amongst Humboldt County saltwater fishermen. There’s warm water sitting off the coast of Eureka, and there’s patches lined up all the way to Charleston, OR., giving anglers a few different options. A small three-day weather window opened up for Eureka on Wednesday, and a few boats made the 27-mile run straight west to the where...
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ODFW Weekly Recreational Report
by ODFW, JULY 19, 2017

Discover ocean fishing at its best off the Oregon coast What could be better than a finding a beautiful place where you could catch tuna, halibut, salmon, and crab – all on the same day? Look no farther than the Oregon Coast, which is generating a lot of good fishing news lately for people who want to try ocean fishing. Halibut...
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How Not to Get Ripped Off When Buying a Used Vehicle
Before and After
by Don Stec, JULY 19, 2017

One of the hardest things to do is…to tell a person the vehicle they just bought is not worth repairing. Improperly repaired vehicles are a major problem. Unfortunately most people do not know what to look for. Many of the vehicles that find their way to Coachmaster started because of a simple wheel alignment, or so the owners thought. The majority...
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Stampede Kokanee
Backcountry Travels
by Phil Akers, JULY 19, 2017

Stampede Reservoir

Red Hot can be used to describe the action at Stampede Reservoir right now. If you wear an orange shirt, hot-tempered kokanee might actually jump into your boat. Seriously, orange is a hot color right now, especially when coupled with shoe-peg corn marinated in tuna juice.  This past weekend we had no problems pulling limits out of Stampede. You too can...
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Lake Sabrina Fishing Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, JULY 17, 2017
Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 July 17, 2017 Another beautiful week and weekend up in God’s Country otherwise known as Lake Sabrina. Still not spilling, but South Lake is – first time since 2011. The Powers-to-Be are still concerned about flooding in the Valley and have opened two of our pipes and Lake Sabrina has dropped about 2 feet in the last week....
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Water release surges
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 17, 2017

Trinity Lake

It appears that the Trinity River releases are in a planned release surge program. Lewiston Dam is releasing the July water surges to help move river bottom silt, fines and gravel. It also emulates snow melt for when nature would have hot days and cool nights.  This also helps move the smolt down the river towards the Klamath and onto the...
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