Smith River Skunken

Smith River - Smith River, CA (Del Norte County)

by Phil Desautels
(707) 487-0260

I had a single fishermen yesterday. He was a pretty good stick , but the fish gods were not on his side. We had three Steelhead bites, bait and Fishpill got stripped and we missed all of them. We hooked one at Ruby Park, it went upriver then down river then back up river. It was a king and it was big! After 30 minutes of of the fish came llose, we never got a look at it but we both knew we had just lost a nice one. We ended up with a great story but no fish.

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