SPRINGERS!!!!!!!

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  1. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim
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    Who's catching & who's cuttin bait????:eek::eek::eek:o_O

    Was skunked twice on the big C in early April but my last 3 trips in the last 2 weeks has netted me with two nice bright fish & lost another due to inexcusable brain fart of the guy next to me who tangled up while I was fighting the fish (but that's another story)......
    (from the movie The Green Mile) I'm tired Boss, dog tired.:oops:

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  2. cmica

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    have not gone out, guess I'm a sinker
     
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  3. KeepnitReel

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    I thought the closed the season early on the Columbia. Where you going @Caveman Jim ?
     
  4. Caveman Jim

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    Yeah the Big C closed but the tributaries are fishing well but its a secret zipper lip river & if I told ya I'd have to kill ya so.:p
    Ok it's the Cow...... that's all I can say.......:oops:
     
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  5. KeepnitReel

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    Lol, roger that. How far up are you going. Not sure my boat will fit up there ;)

     
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  6. Caveman Jim

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    Well back in the day (a lonnngggggg time ago) paddle boats traversed the Cow for many miles.
    Barrier dam is a terminal fishery.
     
  7. jbett98

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    The nets are going in this week. So there must be some fish coming upriver.
     
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  8. KeepnitReel

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    I'm looking forward to sturgeon. We finally get two full days of taking them home. June 18 and July 1st. Hits the locks at bonneville dam. @Caveman Jim
     
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    Nice fish, Jim! Congratulations!
     
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  10. Caveman Jim

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    Am going to get all I can from the Cowlitz so I don't have to waste $5oo on a week to Drano.:cool:
    I'll go down for a day or two fishing out of my friends boat though (he lives in Vancouver).
     
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    OMG, WDFW/OFW said the nets met their quota already!!!! OMG WTH!!!!!:mad:
     
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    KIR are you going to bring the big boat up for the sturgeon opener?:)
     
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    Yes I am, my boat runs at 20knots. Shouldn't take long, maybe go up the early evening the day before. Get through the locks and anchor out for the night ,,,, BBQ and cocktails ;)

     
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    THREE MORE DAYS for spring slime rockets!!!!!!! Statring this Friday through Sunday!!!!!!!!!

    Man it's gonna be a madhouse out there, I'm going to the Cowlitz!!!!:cool:
     
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    Too bad they let the nets in ahead of you.
     
  16. Caveman Jim

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    Yeah, a lot of people are whining about that but they can't catch em all. Just find out where they were netting and go up river to fish.:cool:
     
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    well there's one way... drop hay bales peep.gif
     
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    They used to do that on on the Pew years ago......o_O
     
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    Only bad thing about that is they just go to f&g and get a new one free.
     
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    The dams are wide open. Just in time to move the fish upriver for the nets.
    The only fish caught will be small and have nets marks from escaping.
     

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