Bass fishing near Waldport?

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elmucho
troutdude said:
FYI any given property in Oregon does NOT have to have no trespassing signage posted. I found that out the hard way in the 80's.
Good to know!
 
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elmucho
Oh as far as bass - been some GREAT small mouth fishing here on the John Day - I got into a wide open, crazy topwater bite and got the largest smallies I've ever caught here on the John Day.
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Super bonus it's been almost sheet glass from sun up until about 1pm. Here's the fly I used that got the biggest smallmouth - I tied it from a Rainey's Slider head and I used Kreneik material and rubber legs in the skirt.
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That's a big girl.

Looks like the fly is stuck in your finger!
 
troutdude
troutdude
Yeah man that's a big smallie fo' sho'!
 
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elmucho
troutdude said:
Yeah man that's a big smallie fo' sho'!
Thanks! I'm going to be in Eugene for a day coming soon - if you have any advice for me as to where I should spend a day fishing (smallies or largemouth) I'd really appreciate the info.
 
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elmucho
Snopro said:
That's a big girl.

Looks like the fly is stuck in your finger!
Thanks - it was a beautiful fish - all were released to fight again... what a great place to fish. Luckily no flies stuck in me this time- consciously debarbing my hooks for the inevitable day when my ear gets pierced by one.
 
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